Mustafa Asil is a research fellow at the Educational Assessment Research Unit (EARU), University of Otago, New Zealand. He is responsible for providing research and psychometric support in the execution of the National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement (NMSSA) Project. Mustafa is a psychometrician and a quantitative data analyst with a strong research interest in comparability of large-scale assessments across languages and cultures, and measurement equivalence.
Raman Grover is a psychometrician at the Ministry of Education for the province of British Columbia in Canada. He provides psychometric expertise for large-scale provincial assessment programs. Raman’s research interests are focused on issues of fairness and bias for disadvantaged populations taking multilingual assessments, including investigating score comparability and differential item functioning in heterogeneously diverse testing populations.
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