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Academic Profile: Professor Jo-Anne Baird

Director of the Department of Education, University of Oxford and research associate of the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment (OUCEA)

Academic Background

Jo-Anne Baird is Director of the Department of Education.

Before her appointment to this position Jo-Anne was Director of the Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment (OUCEA) and, prior to that, Professor of Education and Coordinator of the Centre for Assessment and Learning Studies at the University of Bristol.

Jo-Anne previously held the position of Head of Research at the Assessment and Qualifications Alliance, where she managed the research programme and was responsible for the standard-setting systems for public examinations. She was also a Lecturer at the Institute of Education in London. Her first degree and doctorate were in psychology and she has an MBA. Jo-Anne is a Visiting Professor at Queen’s University, Belfast.

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