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Research Forum - Tuesday 13 October 2009

Making local meaning from national assessment data.

Lessons from Western Australia

Who is the speaker?

Professor Helen Wildy: Professor Helen Wildy is Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Western Australia and Director of Performance Indicators for Primary Schools (PIPS) Australia. She has nine years experience working with school sectors in Western Australia on projects to present national assessment data in formats that are accessible to school leaders and teachers. Chief or co-chief investigator on research projects worth more than $5m since 2000, Helen's academic papers are published widely in refereed national and international journals.

When and Where is it held?

Tuesday 13 October 2009, 2:30pm to 4:30pm

Conference Room, Floor 12, 30 Mary Street, Brisbane

This Forum is presented free-of-charge to participants.

What is the Focus of the Session?

At this forum, Professor Helen Wildy will present her latest research and experiences from working with Western Australian school sectors and school leaders in understanding and applying data obtained from national assessment programs. Examples of data uses made by classroom teachers, curriculum leaders, school principals, and education systems for both accountability and school improvement will be discussed.

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How to Register

To register, please contact Sajida Khan via e-mail

Afternoon tea will be provided.

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