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‘The role of research in improving education’ – The Chartered College of Teaching’s Inaugural Annual Lecture with Dylan Wiliam

The Chartered College of Teaching is delighted to announce our inaugural annual lecture will be given by Dylan Wiliam, who will address attendees on ‘The role of research in improving education’. As an internationally renowned expert in education research, evidence-informed practice, educational assessment and teaching and learning, we know that this will be a thought-provoking and inspiring evening. We look forward to welcoming members to enjoy the lecture and a drinks reception.

Places are strictly limited due to the size of the venue. If there are no student, early career teacher or Fellows tickets remaining but you fall into one of these categories, you are welcome to purchase a standard Member ticket. Please ensure you registered using the email address associated with your membership.

This annual lecture is kindly sponsored by Pearson and hosted with the support of UCL.

​​Dylan Wiliam is Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at University College London. After a first degree in mathematics and physics, and one year teaching in a private school, he taught in inner-city schools in London for seven years.

In 1984 he joined Chelsea College, University of London, which later merged with King’s College London. From 1996 to 2001 he was the Dean of the School of Education at King’s, and from 2001 to 2003, Assistant Principal of the College. In 2003 he moved to the USA, as Senior Research Director at the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, NJ. From 2006 to 2010 he was Deputy Director of the Institute of Education, University of London.

Over the last 15 years, his academic work has focused on the use of assessment to support learning (sometimes called formative assessment). He now works with groups of teachers all over the world on developing formative assessment practices.


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