A researcher in educational measurement with a specialization in language assessment, Jamie Dunlea has extensive experience carrying out large-scale, high impact research studies at an international level. Jamie joined the British Council in 2013 after a 20-year career in assessment research and EFL education in Japan.
Jamie works closely with the English Language Assessment Research team at the British Council to design and implement validation research for assessment services provided by the British Council as well as collaborating on language assessment projects both within the British Council and with other organizations around the world. He has authored or co-authored several book chapters and presents widely at professional conferences internationally. Publications include Dunlea and Dunn (2013), ‘English language learning outcomes at the primary school level in rural India: taking a fresh look at the data from the Annual Status of Education Report’, Dunlea and Figueras (2012), ‘Replicating Results from a CEFR Test Comparison Project Across Continents’, and Dunlea (2010), ‘The EIKEN Can-do List: Improving Feedback for an English Proficiency Test in Japan’.