KEYNOTE SPEAKER - COR SLUIJTER
Dr Cor Sluijter is a part time senior consultant at Cito’s department for Training and Consultancy. He is the former director of the department of psychometrics and research of Cito (2014-2020). He has 35 years of experience in developing paper and computer based tests, as well as other assessment instruments, for both the private and public sector in the Netherlands. In other former positions, Cor supervised the transition of Cito’s Student Monitoring System for primary education from paper based to computer based. He was also responsible for the development of compulsory computerized (adaptive) entrance tests for the Teacher Colleges for Primary Education in the Netherlands, and for the introduction of computerized exams for Dutch and arithmetic in Middle Vocational Education.
Cor is a former Chair and vice-Chair of the European division of the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) and also served from 2008-2014 as Chair of the Dutch Exams Association (NVE). He has several additional functions; amongst others, he is a member of the Advisory Board on Competencies in Financial Services and external member of the Exam Committee Psychology at Tilburg University. Since 2014 Cor is a Fellow of the Association for Educational Assessment (AEA) Europe and currently holding the appointment as the treasurer of the AEA Europe Council. He holds a PhD in Social and Behavioural Sciences from the University of Amsterdam. His thesis was on the development of a test battery for streaming in the second part of Higher General Education and Pre University Education. Cor holds a master’s degree (cum laude) in Psychology and majored in research methodology.