Sheryl Cooke

Sheryl Cooke currently holds the position of National Examiner Manager, British Council, China, where she oversees assessment quality and professional development for a group of 350 full-time language assessors. She has worked in various roles in language assessment over the past 20 years, including as an examiner, item writer and assessment consultant.

Sheryl has an MA in Language Testing and Assessment from Lancaster University, an MA Linguistics from SOAS, University of London, and the Cambridge DELTA. Her assessment research interests include: validity studies, particularly those related to the use of new technologies; managing rater performance; and encouraging responsible test use through building assessment literacy.