ACER research director joins Ofqual BoardACER news 17 Jul 2020 1 minute read
ACER Director of Assessment and Psychometric Research, Dr Catherine McClellan, has joined the Board of Ofqual.
The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.
Dr McClellan has also worked internationally in various research and development roles including at the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey.
Roger Taylor, Chair of Ofqual, said, ‘I am delighted to welcome Catherine to the board. Ofqual undertakes incredibly technical, research-driven work so it is vital that we have access to the very best expertise from home and abroad.’
‘Catherine brings an international perspective which, combined with her considerable knowledge and experience, will contribute greatly to Ofqual’s work, not least at a time when we are working at speed to develop new approaches to assessment.’
Dr McClellan’s three year term took effect from 1 June 2020.