Andrew Boyle

Director of Research

Andrew Boyle is AlphaPlus’ director of research. He has worked at AlphaPlus since 2013, and in the assessment research field as a whole for over 25 years.  He is a Fellow of the European Assessment Association, AEA-Europe. Andrew sits on various advisory bodies for UK assessment agencies, including the Scottish Qualifications Authority’s Standards Working Group, and Qualifications Wales’ Research Advisory Group .

Andrew previously worked for the exams regulator Ofqual and its predecessor QCA. He has also worked for several major UK awarding organisations, including Cambridge Assessment and City & Guilds. In such roles, Andrew has successfully delivered many contract research projects, including several on major national initiatives. As well as writing clear reports, Andrew is also used to discussing research and evaluation findings with senior policymakers, including Chairs and CEOs of national bodies.

Andrew’s research interests include e-assessment, regulation and its impact on assessment, international comparative research and vocational qualifications.