Alastair Pollitt

Dr. Alastair Pollitt

Cambridge University

Dr Pollitt specialises in assessment processes and research methodologies. Appointed Director of Research at Cambridge Assessment, he was co-director of the national project to monitor standards in English language among schoolchildren in Scotland. Alastair set up CamExam, which offers research and training on formal assessment, on the quality of exam tasks, question and test development, and applications of Thurstone scaling and principles of measurement.