Dr Jon Twing

BS(Psych and Business), MA(Educational Measurement and Statistics), PhD(Educational Measurement and Statistics)
Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Educational Measurement and Assessment
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The University of Sydney

Jon Twing is responsible for educational and certification assessment services globally for Pearson and has most recently been providing measurement, statistical and psychometric consultation across the globe. He believes the gap between what is known and needed in local jurisdictions around the world and best practices in education, specifically research, assessment, training and reform is staggering.

  • Senior Vice President, Psychometrics and Testing Services, Pearson Assessments
  • Member, National Council on Measurement in Education (US)
  • Member, American Educational Research Association 
  • Member, National Association of Test Directors (US)
  • Member, The Psychometric Society (US)
  • Member, International Reading Association 
  • Member, Iowa Educational Research and Evaluation Association 
  • Member, International Testing Commission 
  • Member, Association of Test Publishers 
  • Member, American Psychological Association 
  • Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Educational Mesaurement and Assessment, The University of Sydney
  • Research Fellow, The University of Oxford
  • Member, University of Iowa College of Education Advisory Board 
  • Member, Board of Directors, ACT Aspire 
  • Member Board of Directors, JDRF of Eastern Iowa 
  • Corporate Chair, Eastern Iowa, JDRF OneWalk 
  • Chair, Association of Test Publishers Working Group on Operational Best Practices 
  • Member, Achieve ADP Research Alliance 
  • Member, MetaMetrics, Inc. Technical Advisory Committee 
  • Past President, Iowa Educational Research and Evaluation Association 
  • Past Reviewer, Journal of Educational Measurement 
  • Past Reviewer, American Journal of Evaluation 
  • Reviewer, Educational Research Quarterly 
  • Reviewer, American Education Research Association Annual Meeting 
  • Reviewer, National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meeting (US)
  • Discussant, American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting 
  • Discussant, National Council on Measurement in Education Annual Meetings (US)
  • Sponsor, AERA Division H Business Meeting Sponsor 

Book chapters
  • Twing, J.S., and O’Malley, K.J., (2018). "Validity and reliability of direct assessments." In T. Cumming and M.D. Miller (Eds), Enhancing Assessment in Higher Education: Putting Psychometrics to Work. Stylus Publishing, LLC.

  • Abdullah Alzhrany Thesis title: An inquiry into teacher assessment literacy: the development of an assessment literacy framework and instrument to measure the assessment literacy of teachers in Saudi Arabia. Role: Associate supervisor