Dr Jamie Dunlea is a Senior Researcher for the Language Assessment Research Group at the British Council, based in London. He works on a range of language test development and validation projects for assessment systems designed and developed by the British Council, as well as collaborating on projects with researchers and organisations internationally. Jamie joined the British Council in 2013, and was previously Chief Researcher at the Eiken Foundation of Japan, a not-for-profit organization which develops and administers EFL examinations in Japan.
He has 25 years of experience working in EFL education, first as a teacher, then in test development and production and assessment research. His research interests include standard setting in relation to the CEFR and integrating the latest developments in validity theory with the experience and expertise of educational and assessment practitioners working in local contexts.