Daisy Christodoulou

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Daisy Christodoulou is Director of Education at No More Marking, an online engine which aims to help teachers with comparative-judgement assessment of school work. Before this she was head of education research at the charity Ark, where she continues to be involved in an advisory capacity.[1] While studying at Warwick University, she appeared on University Challenge as the captain of the Warwick team, which won the in 2006-2007 series.[2] After leaving university, she wrote the book Seven Myths about Education which suggests that declarative knowledge such as facts is being neglected in modern education because of the priority given to procedural knowledge such as skills.[3][4] Her second book, Making Good Progress? The future of Assessment for Learning, was published in 2017.[5]

In 2017 she was named by Anthony Seldon as one of "The 20 most influential figures in British Education".[6]


  1. ^ Bloom, Adi (2017-04-13). "Ark's head of assessment leaving to work on comparative judgement". TES. Retrieved 2017-10-24. 
  2. ^ Danielle Dwyer (15 April 2007), "Is Daisy Britain's brightest student?", Sunday Express 
  3. ^ Dominic Lawson (16 March 2014), "Seven Myths About Education by Daisy Christodoulou", Sunday Times 
  4. ^ Wilby, Peter (2014-11-25). "'Britain's brightest student' taking aim at teaching's sacred cows". The Guardian. Retrieved 2017-10-24. 
  5. ^ Counsell, Christine (2017-02-16). "Making Good Progress: the future of Assessment for Learning, by Daisy Christodoulou". Schools Week. Pearson PLC. Retrieved 2017-10-24. 
  6. ^ "Daisy Christodoulou". The Seldon List 2017. 2017-10-08. Retrieved 2017-10-08. 

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