During his early years of teaching in inner-city classrooms, Dr. Wiliam focused on physics and mathematics. He later joined the faculty of Chelsea College, University of London, which later became part of King s College London. Here, he worked on developing innovative assessment schemes in mathematics before accepting leadership of the King s College Mathematics Education Program.
For three years, Dr. Wiliam served as the academic coordinator of the Consortium for Assessment and Testing in Schools, which developed a variety of assessments for the national curriculum of England and Wales. He then returned to King s College to serve as dean of the School of Education before being promoted to assistant principal of the college.
In 1998, he coauthored a major review of research evidence on formative assessment with Paul Black and has worked with many teachers in the United Kingdom and United States on developing formative assessment practices to support learning.
In addition to a doctor of education, Dr. Wiliam holds numerous degrees in mathematics and mathematics education.
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