Better Measurement Tools to Improve Indigenous Education in Canada

This 6-month research, publication, and communication project that will make the case to relevant audiences that Canada should consider requiring an “Indigenous” identifier in its implementation of the PISA survey of educational outcomes. Doing so woul …

Internship: Student Assessment in Canada

The purpose of this internship was to inform debate over the value of standardized testing. The project examined the means and the purposes of gathering academic assessment materials. The concluding report favours the use of standardized student assess …

School Grades: Identifying Alberta’s and British Columbia’s Best Public Schools

The goal of this project was to better understand elementary and middle school academic achievement by carefully interpreting standardized test results. By adjusting standardized test analyses on the basis of socio-economic considerations and comparing …