I’m the Director of Education at No More Marking, a provider of online Comparative Judgement software for schools. I’m also the author of three books about education: Teachers vs Tech, Making Good Progress, and Seven Myths about Education.
I’m the Director of Education at No More Marking, a provider of online Comparative Judgement software for schools. Comparative Judgement is an innovative, reliable and quick way to assess essays. You can find out more about how it works on the No More Marking website.
Before joining No More Marking, I was Head of Assessment at Ark Schools, a group of academy schools in the UK, and before that, I was a secondary English teacher in London.
I’ve written three books about education, Seven Myths about Education, Making Good Progress, and Teachers vs Tech. Find out more about them here.
In 2007 I was the captain of Warwick’s winning University Challenge team. You can see a video of the final here.
Daisy Christodoulou, March 2020
How to remember anything, forever
Daisy Christodoulou speaking as part of the Research Ed Home CPD series, May 2020.
This presentation gives a quick overview of spaced-repetition research, and then focusses on some practical advice about how you can integrate a spaced-repetition flashcard system into your teaching & planning.
Sir Ken is right: traditional education kills creativity
Daisy Christodoulou debates Guy Claxton at the Michaela Community School Debating Education event in November 2015.
Guy Claxton proposes the motion and Daisy Christodoulou opposes it.
Should we fill 21st Century learners heads with pure facts?
A debate at the Global Education and Skills Forum Debate Chamber, 2017. Daisy Christodoulou & Nick Gibb propose the motion that this house believes 21st century learners need their heads filled with pure facts. Andreas Schleicher and Gabriel Zinny oppose.
Why did Assessment for Learning fail?
Daisy Christodoulou speaks at the Wellington Festival of Education, June 2016.
Assessment for learning is one of the most well-evidenced methods of improving education. Yet, after nearly two decades of intensive training and investment in its principles, educational standards in England haven’t risen. Why? Daisy Christodoulou considers some possible explanations.
21st century skills: what are they and how can we teach them?
Daisy Christodoulou speaks at Cambridge English in March 2016.
What are 21st century skills and why do they matter? How are 21st century skills different from the skills that have been needed in the past? What is the best way to teach 21st century skills? How should the education system change to encourage this? What is the role of new technology in promoting 21st century skills?