Jo-Anne Baird

Jo-Anne Baird

Jo-Anne chairs CERP's advisory group. She is the Pearson Professor of Educational Assessment and Director of the Department of Education at the University of Oxford. Prior to this, Jo-Anne was Director of the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment. She has also held the positions of Professor of Education and Coordinator of the Centre for Assessment and Learning Studies at the University of Bristol, and Head of Research at AQA. Jo-Anne was formerly lead editor of Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, and is now an executive editor. She was President of the Association for Educational Assessment – Europe from 2013 to 2015. Her research interests include examination standards, policy and systemic aspects of assessment, e-assessment and human judgement in assessment. She co-edited the book Techniques for monitoring the comparability of examinations, commissioned by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, and is actively involved in the development of many assessment policies and practices.

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