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Pro Vice-Chancellor of Te Wānanga Toi Tangata Division of Education; Professor of Measurement, Assessment and Evaluation, University of Waikato

Dr. Don Klinger is a professor and Pro Vice-Chancellor of Te Wānanga Toi Tangata Division of Education at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. Professor Klinger's research explores both classroom assessment and the psychometric and policy issues of large-scale assessments, program evaluation, and measures of school effectiveness. Professor Klinger is particularly interested in how we evaluate students and the subsequent decisions, practices, and policies that arise from these assessment practices.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    Pro Vice-Chancellor, Te Whai Toi Tangata Division of Education, University of Waikato
  • 2001–2018
    Professor, Professor, Measurement and Evaluation, Queen's University, Kingston
  • 1991–2000
    Educator, Langley School District, British Columbia

Education

  • 2000 
    University of Alberta, Education Psychology