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Professor Val Klenowski

Faculty of Education,
School of Cultural and Professional Learning

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Name
Professor Val Klenowski
Position(s)
Professor
Faculty of Education,
School of Cultural and Professional Learning
Discipline *
Curriculum and Pedagogy, Specialist Studies in Education
Phone
+61 7 3138 3415
Fax
+61 7 3138 3987
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of London)

Professional memberships
and associations
Keywords

assessment, assessment and learning, assessment and pedagogy, classroom assessment, curriculum, evaluation, standards and moderation, teacher judgement

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Background

Val Klenowski is Professor of Education in the School of Learning and Professional Studies. She has researched curriculum development and assessment practice internationally at all levels from early childhood through to higher education.

She is particularly interested in teachers’ classroom assessment practices and the interrelationship with learning, curriculum and pedagogy. Her diverse range of teaching and learning experiences and roles include

  • teacher
  • researcher
  • evaluator
  • academic advisor
  • policy officer
  • professional developer.

She has worked as academic advisor to Education Queensland and continues to engage in policy related research.

Her research has focused on the development and improvement of teachers’ assessment, curriculum and pedagogic practices for all learners. She has studied classroom assessment practices that support learning and that provide insights into how we can support students in their own learning through assessment.

She is currently supervising a number of doctoral students who have a research interest in assessment and curriculum reform. She has supervised 25 research masters and 8 doctoral students to completion.

Prof Klenowski is joint Chief Investigator on three ARC Linkage Grants exploring standards-driven reform in assessment in the middle years of schooling, digital portfolios and culture-fair assessment.

She is an editor of the Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice journal.

This information has been contributed by Professor Val Klenowski.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Sustainable Selves: A New Assessment Model For Marginalised Secondary Students
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0883643
Start year
2008
Keywords
Youth, Assessment, Education, Sociology, Adolescents, Marginalised Students
Title
Developing Culturally-Fair Assessment Practices To Achieve Greater Equity And Success For Indigenous Students
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0883320
Start year
2008
Keywords
Culturally Fair Assessment, Indigenous Learners, Teacher Assessment, Assessment Capacity, Equity, Assessment Tasks
Title
Investigating Standards-Driven Reform in Assessment in the Middle Years of Schooling
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0668910
Start year
2006
Keywords
School Based Asseement, Middle Years of Schooling, Teacher Judgement

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