A book by the University of Wolverhampton’s
Vice-Chancellor has been selected for a new collection of works
which are recognised as ‘timeless classics’ in their
Beyond Testing by Professor Caroline Gipps has been chosen for
the prestigious Routledge Education Special Editions series.
The titles selected for inclusion continue to be recommended
reading in the subject area and have achieved excellent sales.
First published in 1994, Beyond Testing focuses on educational
assessment and brings together developments in assessment to
further understanding and practice.
Professor Gipps said: “I am delighted that my book has received
this recognition and is to be re-printed. Education has changed
considerably in the 17 years since the book was first printed, and
I am honoured that Routledge has recognised the continued
importance of the text for those involved in studying and
practising educational assessment.”
The Routledge Education Special Editions series aims to
celebrate Routledge’s heritage and commitment to excellent
scholarship, teaching and learning. Written by experts, the titles
chosen for inclusion are recognised as timeless classics in their
The aim of relaunching the titles in the new collection is to
bring important books to the attention of a new generation of
education students, professionals and academics.
Professor Caroline Gipps has been Vice-Chancellor at the
University of Wolverhampton for six years.
She joined Wolverhampton from Kingston University in Surrey
where she was Deputy Vice-Chancellor and prior to that was
Professor of Education and Dean of Research at the Institute of
Education in London. She has a distinguished track record in higher
education and is an expert on educational assessment and learning.
Beyond Testing has also been translated into Japanese.
Professor Gipps is set to retire from the University this
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