Round-table talk with Professor Dylan Wiliam

Axis RoundTable Series

‘The New National Curriculum’

Guest Speaker: Professor Dylan Wiliam
Wednesday, 13th June 2012, 17:30 – 19:00


Venue:

London Centre for Social Studies
2nd Floor,
227-228 Strand
London
WC2R 1BE

Abstract

With a view to achieving incisive, productive, and open discussions about education and education policy, the Axis Educational Trust is holding a series of RoundTable talks with an exciting range of guest speakers. These events embrace a wide range of issues surrounding education, from practical classroom-orientated advice forums to social and philosophical debates about the role and impact of education in our rapidly changing world.

About Professor Dylan Wiliam

Dylan Wiliam is Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment  and former Deputy Director at Institute of Education, and University of London. Previously, he was director of the Learning and Teaching Research Centre at the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Princeton University, New Jersey. Prior to joining ETS, he was professor of educational assessment and assistant principal of King’s College London.

He was also a teacher for eight years in inner-city schools in London, a Nuffield Research Fellow at Chelsea College on the Graded Assessment in Mathematics Project, and a lecturer in mathematics education at King’s College where he ran the teacher per-service education programme. In addition, he served as the academic coordinator of the Consortium for Assessment and Testing in Schools, which developed a variety of statutory and non-statutory assessments for the national curriculum of England and Wales. He has taught master’s and doctorate level courses on educational assessment, research methods, and the use of information technology in academic research. He has published over 150 articles, book chapters, and books in mathematics education, education law, and educational assessment.

Free and open to the public. (registration required)

Refreshments will be served.

Email: info@axiseducationaltrust.org

Phone: 0207  607 9330