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Martin Johnson, Dr

Senior Researcher at Cambridge University Press & Assessment

Dr Martin Johnson is a senior researcher at Cambridge University Press & Assessment. He has worked as a researcher in Cambridge since 2002, and prior to that he was a primary school teacher for 10 years. His research focuses on a diverse set of issues, often centring on interactions between assessment, learning and curriculum issues. He is currently exploring ‘formality in education’ – building on some earlier work in the area of assessing field skills in community-based archaeology projects and young people’s self-guided learning in informal skate park activities.
Martin is on the editorial board of the Journal of Vocational Education and Training, a fellow of the International Society for Design and Development in Education, and an executive board member of the British Association for International and Comparative Education.
His paper on using teacher diaries to research teacher wellbeing and workload won the best paper award for the Research Methodology special interest group at the BERA 2022 conference.

Martin Johnson's contributions