Profiler Research Bulletin: May 2017

In this issue:

• Understanding Mental Health – This article explores the co-occurrence and interrelationship between mental health and disabilities.
• The Big Three – Here we explore the co-occurrence of ‘The Big Three’ – Anxiety, Depression and Panic Attack.
• Understanding Back Pain – Looking at the link between back pain and mental health.
• Jobs, Mental Health and Back Pain Issues – This article looks at the impact of having both a mental health condition and back pain, and the affect this has on getting a job.
• Dyslexia and Mental Health – In this article we look at the co-occurrence between Dyslexia and Mental Health issues.
• Working Memory and Study Skills – Looking at the relationship between Working Memory and Study Skills using data available through Profiler.
• Dyslexia Profiler – Here Caroline Budziṅska-Ouni explores Dyslexia Profiler data, specifically looking at the gender split and age distribution.
• Dyslexia Through the Ages – Exploring whether the percentage of individuals identifying themselves as dyslexic has always been the same.
• Predicting Ability – Here we look at whether we can use scores from one test to predict ability in another.
• Cracking the code in Sound Letter Correspondence – Exploring sound letter correspondence and whether all words are equally difficult, or are some words easier than others.
• Profiler Typing Test – This article discusses how we measure typing skills.
• A Paradox in Population Means – Commentary on why these are not as simple as they may seem.
• The Reliability of Reliability – Here we look at the importance of reliability and the use of Alpha to measure this.

 

Profiler Research Bulletin: March 2017

In this issue:

  • Real world data
  • Data can help deliver better job outcomes
  • Home challenges
  • Mental Health and Dyslexia
  • Confidence in interview skills
  • Appearance in interviews
  • Confidence in asking for help
  • Matrix reloaded
  • Bullying in schools in South Africa
  • Profiler analytics
  • Projects with Purpose
  • Profiler Partnerships

 

 

Profiler Research Bulletin: Nov 2016

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In this issue:

  • Understanding standard scores
  • Understanding the tests – Keyboard Familiarity
  • Dyslexia+ Exploring the psychometrics
  • Project Snapshot – The Soweto Bullying Project
  • Big Data, Little Data – A commentary
  • Schools Profiler: Schools WANTED

 

 

 

Profiler Research Bulletin: July 2016

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In this issue:

  • Unlocking potential: a review of education in prison
  • Data exploration – Understanding differences in Falmouth
  • The SA Syllables Report
  • Ten myths about dyslexia
  • Piloting the Polish Profiler
  • Stereotypes or Gender Bias
  • Recent Publications

Profiler Research Bulletin: April 2016


In this issue:

  • Statistically significance and the p-value
  • Composite Scores and their use within Profiler
  • Spelling – Getting it right
  • Disability Tracking
  • Understanding Disabilities
  • Data Analytics and R
  • Forthcoming Webinars
  • P-values web sites

Profiler Research Bulletin: January 2016

In this issue:

  • Small data for big impressions
  • The influence of spelling skills on typing ability
  • Gender differences in spelling across the grades
  • Spelling case studies
  • Understanding box plots
  • Acceptable spelling of new words
  • Spelling new words – a developmental process?
  • Webinars

Profiler Research Bulletin: October 2015

In this issue:

  • Impact of gender and language on ADHD screening in TVET colleges in South Africa, by Gerald Williamson
  • The language in maths, by Patryk Pagacz
  • Tools to use for data analysis, by Dr Ian Smythe
  • Making choices around pupil acceptance, by Motlhatlhedi A and Geel PA
  • Gender bias in SpLD, by Suzanne McCarthy
  • Prioritisation in spelling error feedback, by Dr Ian Smythe
  • Working memory test normalisation, by Dr Ian Smythe
  • Development of an online literacy screening and assessment protocol of
    multilingual learners in Malta, by Chris Bugeja
  • Confidence limits webinar
  • Data analytics videos
  • Recent publications

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