Dr Karen Dunn, Senior Researcher: Measurement & Evaluation
Karen’s role involves developing the British Council's language testing and assessment research focus to provide high quality analysis for specialised interest groups. She also carries out work evaluating the functioning of new and established tests across the Aptis suite, and is also involved with on-going work in producing and refining the annual operating report. Karen is a series co-editor for the British Council Monographs on Modern Language Testing.
In addition, Karen contributes to a range of British Council research projects with a language testing focus, such as English Impact and knowledge-based vocabulary lists (KVL) studies. Karen has been involved with item analysis of Aptis test items, and British Council research in conjunction with international organisations, such as the Rwandan Ministry of Education and the Pratham-ASER Centre in India.