Professor Martin Fautley

Martin Fautley

About Martin Fautley

Director of the Centre for Research Education at Birmingham City University
2309, 2013

Testing: Who’s it for?

By |September 23rd, 2013|In The News|Comments Off on Testing: Who’s it for?

Professor Martin Fautley, Director of the Centre for Research Education at Birmingham City University

I was interested to read on the BBC news website the comments of a Prep school head, in that he thinks that online tests will replace the traditional written ones within a decade: “Pen and paper exams will be a thing of the […]

412, 2012

A-level overhaul: the right decision?

By |December 4th, 2012|Opinion|Comments Off on A-level overhaul: the right decision?

By Professor Martin Fautley, Director of Birmingham City University’s Centre for Research in Education

The potential shake up of the A-level system, as reported in The Times, has caused some waves in the education sector recently as leaders and policy makers begin to make sense of the coalition’s latest proposal.

The reports suggest that the current A-level […]

1909, 2012

Five ways assessments in schools need to change

By |September 19th, 2012|Opinion|Comments Off on Five ways assessments in schools need to change

Research by Birmingham City University is leading a debate on education policy after being covered by the Independent, Telegraph and BBC.

The study, by Professor Martin Fautley of the University’s School of Education, found that some school teachers feel under pressure to change pupil’s marks in order to make academic progress seem more obvious. The research […]