Sarah Brumwell

Sarah works on a variety of HEQCO research projects relating to large-scale assessment, learning outcomes and student skill development. Most recently, she coordinated the 2016 and 2017 pilot rounds of HEQCO’s Essential Adult Skills Initiative (EASI), a multi-year project measuring the literacy, numeracy and problem solving skills of students at 19 Ontario colleges and universities. Sarah has also written and contributed to several HEQCO publications on issues related to learning outcomes, skills and assessment. Prior to joining HEQCO, Sarah worked at Seneca College’s Centre for Academic Excellence, where she supported the College Student Achievement Project (a collaborative initiative of Ontario’s 24 public colleges) in studying the numeracy skills of first-year college students. She has a master’s degree in theory and criticism from the University of Western Ontario and a combined honours bachelor’s degree in humanities and philosophy from Carleton University.​