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Christine Jackson

Senior Research Officer

Christine has worked in schools and the education sector for over 15 years. She has taught English in Australia and overseas and has worked in policy and project management for the Commonwealth Government and Sydney CEO respectively. Christine’s most recent role was as Assessment and Reporting Manager for a private company working in all aspects of test development and quality assurance of marking and reporting writing assessments. She is currently undertaking postgraduate studies in literacy assessment and educational measurement.

+617 3623 7421

christine.jackson@acu.edu.au

Level 4, 229 Elizabeth St, Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia


Research interests

  • Using assessment data to improve student writing
  • Best practice in the teaching of writing
  • Human judgment and moderation practice
  • Language and literacy education

Research consultancy projects

Research consultancies in which I formed part of the research team:

2014-2015 Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment (D.E.T.E., 62435): Bartlett, B., Ng. C., Wyatt-Smith, C., & McArthur, M., A study into the current operations of Queensland’s Non-State Special Assistance Schools, State Positive Learning Centres and State Flexi-Schools.


2019 Australia Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority: Wyatt-Smith, C., & Jackson, C., NAPLAN Writing Review.

2018-2019   Queensland Government NAPLAN Review: Cumming, J., Jackson, C., Day, C., Maxwell, G., Adie, L., Lingard, B., Haynes, M., & Heck, E. (2019). Queensland NAPLAN Review School and System Perceptions Report and Literature Review.

2017     New South Wales Education, Standards and Assessment Authority: Wyatt-Smith, C., & Jackson, C., An investigation into the teaching of writing.

2016 Queensland Department of Education and Training (Education Horizon) & Queensland Department of Education and Training (State Schools – Performance Division): Wyatt-Smith, C., Cumming, J., Unsworth, L., Humphrey, S., Adie, L., Neville, M., & Jackson, C., Research Partnerships and Improvement Science: Using data to inform the teaching of writing and assessment.

2016     Independent Schools Queensland: Wyatt-Smith, C., Du Plessis, A., & Jackson, C., Curriculum Innovation - Assessment.

Articles

Wyatt-Smith, C., & Jackson, C. (2016) NAPLAN test data on writing: a national priority in the context of accelerating negative change. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy.

Reports

Cumming, J., Jackson, C., Day, C., Maxwell, G., Adie, L., Lingard, B., Haynes, M., & Heck, E. (2019). Queensland NAPLAN Review School and System Perceptions Report and Literature Review. Brisbane, QLD. https://qed.qld.gov.au/programsinitiatives/education/Documents/naplan-2018-school-perceptions-report.pdf

Wyatt-Smith, C., & Jackson, C. (2018). How is writing taught in NSW classrooms?  A report prepared for New South Wales Education Studies Authority. Brisbane, QLD. ISBN: 978-1-922097-59-0.

Wyatt-Smith, C., Jackson, C., Adie, L., Wang, J., & Hollis, C. (2017). Research Partnerships and Improvement Science: Using data to inform the teaching of writing and assessment.  Queensland Department of Education and Training (Education Horizon) & Queensland Department of Education and Training (State Schools – Performance Division). Brisbane, QLD.

Bartlett, B., Ng, C., Jackson, C., Hwang, YS. (2015). ‘A study into the current operations of Queensland’s Non-State Special Assistance Schools, State Positive Learning Centres and State Flexi-Schools’ Queensland Department of Education, Training and Employment (D.E.T.E., 62435)

Presentations

Wyatt-Smith, C.M & Jackson, C.J (June 2018) Writing Pedagogy: Progression and Plateau. What does the Evidence Reveal? Research Services Forum. Queensland Department of Education and Training, Brisbane.

Wyatt-Smith, C.M & Jackson, C.J (October 2018) Improving reading and writing in Years 5-9, the Australian Writing Survey and possible applications of quality practice and support for schools. Research Dialogue Series. Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education, Brisbane.

Thesis

Jackson, C. J. (2019). The utility of NAPLAN for improving teaching and learning. (Unpublished). Australian Catholic University, Brisbane.


Christine Jackson Curriculum Vitae

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