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Durham University

School of Education

Research Projects

Prof Christine Merrell - all publications

Chapter in book

  • Merrell, C. (2017). Understanding Monitoring in the United Kingdom Context. In Monitoring the Quality of Education in Schools: Examples of Feedback into Systems from Developed and Emerging Economies. Scherman, V., Bosker, R. & Howie, S. J. Rotterdam/Boston/Taipei: Sense Publishers. 93-106.
  • Merrell, C. & Tymms, P. (2016). Assessing Young Children: Problems and Solutions. In Understanding What Works in Oral Reading Assessments: Recommendations from Donors, Implementers and Practitioners. Montreal: UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS). 126-133.
  • Thurston, A., Tymms, P.B., Merrell, C. & Conlin, N. (2014). Improving Reading and Math Achievement across a Whole District. In Classroom Management and Assessment. Slavin, R. California: Corwin.
  • Merrell, C, Little, J & Coe, R (2014). Is the Attainment Gap among Primary Aged Children Decreasing? In In Harnessing what works in eliminating educational disadvantage: A tale of two classrooms. Wood, C & Scott, R Demos.
  • Merrell, C. (2012). Developments in Standardised Assessment: A perspective from the UK. In Contemporary Debates in Childhood Development and Education. Suggate, S. & Reese, E. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 293-304.
  • Tymms, P. & Merrell, C. (2009). Attainment, Standards and Quality. In Children, their World, their Education: Final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review. Alexander, R. London: Routledge.
  • Tymms, P. & Merrell, C. (2009). On-entry Baseline Assessment across Cultures. In Early Childhood Education: Society and Culture. Anning, A., Cullen, J. & Fleers, M. London: Sage Publications. 117.128.
  • Tymms, P. & Merrell, C. (2004). On-entry baseline assessment across cultures. In Early Childhood Education: Society and Culture. Anning, A., Cullen, J. & Fleer, M. Sage. 117-129.
  • G. Tate, C. Merrell & P. Tymms (2003). Developing a picture of attainments and progress of deaf pupils in primary schools. In Deafness and Education in the UK. Research Perspectives. Gallaway & Young Whurr Publishers.

Conference Paper

  • Tymms, P., Merrell, C., Henderson, B., Albone, S. & Jones, P. (2009), Learning Difficulties in the Primary School Years: Predictability from On-entry Baseline Assessment, XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology. Vilnius, Vilnius.
  • Tymms, P., Merrell, C. & Jenkins, H. (2008), The advantage of impulsivity: An analysis of the components of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and their impact on attainment, AERA Annual Conference. New York, New York.
  • Tymms, P., Merrell, C., Topping, K., Conlin, N. & D'Souza, E. (2007), Bridging the Gap between Pupil Level and District Level Interventions, Seventh Annual International Campbell Collaboration Colloquium. London, London.
  • Merrell, C., Tymms, P. & Jones, P. (2007), Changes in Children's Cognitive Development at the Start of School 2000-2006, EARLI Conference. Budapest, Budapest.
  • Tymms, P., Merrell, C., Hanna, R., Henderson, B. & Albone, S. (2007), The large-scale application of a computer-delivered adaptive assessment for children in primary schools, AEA Conference. Stockholm, Stockholm.
  • Merrell, C., Van Doornum, A. v-d Hoeven & Tymms, P. (2006), Cross County Comparisons of Progress in the First Year of School, 5th Conference of the International Test Commission. Brussels, Brussels.
  • Tymms, P. & Merrell, C. (2006), Leadership matters: A commentary by Professor P. Tymms and Dr. C. Merrell, Teacher Training Resource Bank (TTRB).
  • Tymms, P., Merrell, C., Heron, T., Jones, P., Albone, S. & Henderson, B. (2006), The Importance of Districts, AERA Annual Meeting. San Francisco, San Francisco CA.
  • Tymms, P., Merrell, C., Jones, P., Henderson, B. & Cowie, M. (2006), What children know and can do when they start school and how this varies between countries, AERA Annual General Meeting. San Francisco, San Francisco CA.
  • Christine Merrell (2005), INCAS, EARLI 11th Biennial Conference: Integrating Multiple Perspectives on Effective Learning Environments. University of Cyprus, University of Cyprus.
  • Merrell, C. & Tymms, P. (2005), InCAS (Interactive Computerised Assessment System): Using individual diagnostic profiles in assessment for learning, 11th Biennial Conference: Integrating Multiple Perspectives on Effective Learning Environments. University of Cyprus, Nicosia, University of Cyprus.
  • Tymms, P., Merrell, C. & Carrington, B. (2005), Role Models, School Improvement and the 'Gender Gap' - Do Men bring out the best in boys and women the best in girls, EARLI 11th Annual Conference: Integrating Multiple Perspectives on Effective Learning Environments. University of Cyprus, University of Cyprus.
  • Peter Tymms & Christine Merrell (2005), The Assessment Revolution, iNET: 'New Techologies' online conference.

Journal Article

Other (Print)

Presentation

  • Tymms, P. & Merrell, C. (2016), What impact does the first year of school have on later success?, International Congress for School Effectiveness and Improvement. Glasgow.

Report

Translated Book