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Greg Thompson

Greg Thompson is Associate Professor of Education Research at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Prior to becoming an academic, he worked as a high school teacher in Western Australia for 13 years. Thompson’s research focuses on educational theory, education policy, and the philosophy/sociology of education assessment and measurement with a particular emphasis on large-scale testing. Recent research projects include reconceptualising test validity, Instructional Rounds as Professional Learning, education policy and teachers’ perceptions of time and the impending impact of learning personalisation/Big Data on schools. He is the Australasian Editor of The Journal of Education Policy and an Associate Editor of Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education. He is also editor of two book series, Local/Global Issues in Education (Routledge) and Deleuze and Education Research (Edinburgh University Press). Recent books include The Global Education Race: Taking the Measure of PISA and International Testing (Brush Education) and National Testing in Schools: An Australian Assessment (Routledge).