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Professor Harvey Goldstein

Professor Harvey Goldstein

Professor Harvey Goldstein
B.Sc.(Manc.), F.B.A.

Professor of Social Statistics

Office Room 3.15a
Helen Wodehouse Building,
35 Berkeley Square, Clifton BS8 1JA
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 4249

Research summary

  • Statistical modelling techniques in the construction and analysis of educational tests. The implications of adopting such models have been explored in a series of papers since 1977. In a number of papers he has also explored the ideas of criterion referenced assessment, comparability of assessments and the interaction of assessment modes and the purposes of assessment.
  • The area of 'educational (school) effectiveness'. He has been involved in a number of longitudinal studies of 'value added indicators' for comparing institutions and the use of such indicators for school improvement purposes.
  • The Methodology of multilevel modelling. With Jon Rasbash and more recently ...

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Harvey is a chartered statistician, has been editor of the Royal Statistical Society's Journal, Series A, a member of the Society's Council and was awarded the Society's Guy medal on silver in 1998.

He was elected a member of the International Statistical Institute in 1987, and a fellow of the British Academy in 1996.  He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Open University in 2001.

In 2007, he became a fellow of the Association for Educational Assessment, Europe.

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