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Using Statistical Regression Methods in Education Research


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Professor Steve Strand

Steve is Professor of Education at the University of Warwick. He is Deputy Director of Research, Course Director for the MA in Educational Research Methods and teaches both Foundation and Advanced Quantitative Research Methods. Previously (1998-2005) Steve was Senior Assessment Consultant at nferNelson, the UK’s leading educational test and assessment publisher. Prior to that Steve was Head of Research and Evaluation at Wandsworth Local Education Authority (1990-1998) and Head of Assessment and Evaluation at Croydon LEA (1988-1990) and in these roles was responsible for pioneering work on ‘value added’ analyses of school performance. He holds a first class BA Hons and PhD in Psychology. Steve has worked extensively with Government departments, Local Authorities and individual schools on the analysis of pupil data, school effectiveness and differential pupil progress.

 Professor Steve Strand

There is more information available at Steve's homepage.


Dr. Stuart Cadwallader

Dr Stuart Cadwallader Stuart has left the University of Warwick. Any further enquiries to him should therefore be redirected to the ReStore team who are currently hosting and maintaining this web resource.


Professor David Firth

David works on statistical theory, methods and computation, and applications in many disciplines, especially the social sciences. He is co-director of the EPSRC Academy for PhD training in statistics, a member of the management team of the Warwick/EPSRC Centre for Research in Statistical Methodology (CRiSM), and a member of the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods in social science. Other recent activities have included chairing the Research Section of the Royal Statistical Society, and membership of the ESRC Research Grants Board and the National Statistics Methodology Advisory Committee. He is a former Editor of the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series B, Statistical Methodology). In 2008 he was elected a Fellow of the British Academy. David came to Warwick in 2003 from Oxford, where he was Professor of Social Statistics.

 Professor David Firth

There is more information at David's homepage.


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