Oxford admissions needs a shake-up

Oxford admissions interviews are notoriously challenging, particularly in mathematics. A 25-minute interview is designed with stunning precision to tease out the strongest problem-solvers (the main criteria for selection in mathematics). The competition is stiff. Yet a good chunk of candidates who make it to the final interview stage unravel within moments, ruling themselves out of... Continue Reading →

My view on PISA (EdWeek)

  Educational testing is inherently flawed. No written assessment can do justice to the breadth and depth of students' intellectual, social, and emotional competencies. As educators clamor to condemn high-stakes tests and implement the changes that the Every Student Succeeds Act will enable, it is important that educators also impose the same scrutiny on international... Continue Reading →

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