Have You Been Algorithmatized? Algorithms Don’t Do Anything

The pandemic disruption created a problem for the UK education system: how to move students forward without being able to run their typical exams and tests. In response to this, testers designed an algorithm they would use to assign probable scores instead. It worked about as well as you’d expect (poorly) and was subject to a lot of equity and bias criticism, spurring headlines like:

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Data scientist & statistician (one of only 150 accredited PStats worldwide). Providing data science services grounded in an equity lens. https://weallcount.com

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Heather Krause

Heather Krause

Data scientist & statistician (one of only 150 accredited PStats worldwide). Providing data science services grounded in an equity lens. https://weallcount.com

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