Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards news

icon Subscribe by email

Enter your details to receive the weekly BOSTES Bulletin e-zine. Privacy Policy

twitter icon Follow us on


Media releases icon Media releases

Review all media releases.

Media enquiries icon Media inquiries

These contact numbers are for journalists only. Students, teachers and other members of the public should refer to the Contact Us page for the most relevant contact for their enquiry.

Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016

BOSTES appoints Cambridge Postdoctoral Fellow

BOSTES has appointed a postdoctoral fellow as part of its partnership with the University of Cambridge to develop the online literacy and numeracy test for school leavers.

This appointment is in addition to other research at BOSTES and with other partners, into learning, assessment, testing, and the statistical analysis of test data.

Dr Igor Menezes, the inaugural BOSTES Sponsored University of Cambridge Postdoctoral Fellow, is Coordinator of The Quantitative Methods and Predictive Psychometrics Laboratory, at the Federal University of Bahia, Brazil.

His expertise is in psychometrics and statistics, particularly in multidimensional item response theory, multi-level modelling and health/quality of life assessment. He is highly experienced in research, teaching psychometrics and student supervision.

BOSTES looks forward to sharing developments in testing and data analysis with schools and teachers to further support student learning and assessment.

For more information, contact:
Dr Andrew Kyngdon
Chief Psychometrician
Manager, Psychometrics & Analytics
(02) 9367 8235