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Dr Mick Walker

Mick is a former Executive Director of Education at the Qualifications and Curriculum Development Agency (QCDA).

Mick’s teaching career extended over eighteen years including work in secondary, sixth form and Further Education institutions as well as work in Higher Education.  He has worked as a local education authority adviser working with primary and secondary schools. As a former Executive Director of the QCDA, Mick held accountability for National Curriculum assessments and was responsible for the monitoring of awarding bodies, a task now undertaken by Ofqual. He was an adviser to the DfE Expert Group on Assessment and a member of the DfE Independent Teacher Workload Review Group and an adviser to the DfE Workload and Qualifications Teams.  He has acted as an adviser in range of domestic and international contexts and is President of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors (CIEA).

Dr Mick Walker

Mick holds a PhD in educational assessment from the University of Leeds and degrees at Master’s and Bachelor levels. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Founding Fellow of the Chartered College of Teaching, and a Fellow of the CIEA.

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