On Assessing Complex Competencies: A Conversation with Prof. Sandra Milligan | Tim Logan

Enterprise Professor Sandra Milligan is the Director of the Assessment Research Centre at the University of Melbourne. She specializes in research on assessment, recognition, micro-credentialing and warranting of hard-to-assess capabilities and is a lead on the New Metrics for Success: Transforming what we value in schools research project. Sandra is also the Director of the Australian Council for Educational Research. Sandra convened the Melbourne University MOOC targeting professional learning for teachers in the area of assessment and teaching of 21C skills, which has to date enrolled over 30,000 teachers worldwide. Originally a teacher of science and mathematics, Sandra trained in educational measurement and is a former Director of Curriculum in an Australian state education department, and has held senior research, management and governance positions in a range of educational organization. She also has a background in software, digital media and publishing.  Sandra has co-authored the excellent report Future Proofing Students (2020) and is a contributing author to the book, Re-imagining University Assessment in a Digital World (2020). 

Social Links 

LinkedIn: @sandra-milligan 

Twitter: @SandraMilligan3 @ARCMelbourne

Tim Logan

Tim Logan is an experienced school leader and curriculum designer, with a passion for connecting and facilitating global networks of innovative educators. As well as being a member of the BU Agile Innovation Lab, Tim works with the world’s top international schools, as part of Notosh strategic design consultancy, and produces the “ground-breaking” podcast, Future Learning Design.

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