W. Bryan Dockrell

Male, Person

1929 –


Who is W. Bryan Dockrell?

W. Bryan Dockrell was a Scottish education researcher, with degrees from the University of Manchester, Trinity College Dublin, Edinburgh University and the University of Chicago. He made an important contribution to the development of British Educational Research particularly through his time as Director of the Scottish Council for Research in Education from 1971 to 1986. Prior to his time at SCRE Bryan worked in England, Canada and the USA

He was Teaching Fellow, New York University, 1952–1953 Research Fellow, University of Chicago, 1953–1954 Teacher Middlesex LEA, 1954–1955 Educational Psychologist Manchester LEA 1955-1958 Assistant and then Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Alberta 1958-1967 Professor Applied Psychology, then Professor and Chairman Department of Special Education Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, 1967–1971

Following his time at SCRE Bryan was a visiting Professor at the University of Newcastle 1986-1994.

Bryan had a range of International activities which included - Pakistan, British Council, Primary Education Project 1979-1984; Brazil 1986; Barbados for the World Bank, secondary education and training project 1988; Sri Lanka, British Council, Post graduate programme in educational management, 1988–1990; UNESCO, Evaluation procedures used to measure the efficiency of Higher Education Systems and Institutions, Consultant on Diagnostic assessment 1988-1990; Jordan, British Council, Examination and reform of assessment project 1997; Nepal, Asia Development Bank/Oversease Development Agency, Consultant on benefit monitoring and evaluation and research 1995-1997. Nepal, UNICEF, Basic and primary education Project, Consultant on assessment 1997- 2000

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