Consulting / Presentations

Dr. Willms speaks regularly to governments, superintendents, community organizations, parents groups, teachers, and principals. Dr. Willms’ expertise in conveying results from large scale database analysis, and commitment to evidence-informed policy and practice, has made him a highly sought after speaker and researcher in Canada and internationally. You can see his speaker profile on the National Speakers Bureau and the Canada Research Chairs websites.

Examples of keynote presentations:

  • Willms, J. D. (2011, September). Quality, Equality, and Equity in Latin American Schools. Presentation supported by the Inter-American Development Bank at the Instituto Columbiano para la Evaluación de la Educatión. Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Willms, J.D. (2011, March). Leading Indicators of Student Success: Connecting PISA with Measures of School Context. Presentation for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. The Hague, The Netherlands.
  • Willms, J. D. (2011, February). Fostering Student Engagement in Learning. Opening Address presented at the Principal Congress 2011. Toronto, ON.
  • Willms, J. D. (2010, October) Aligning Assessment with Student Success: New Approaches to Literacy Assessment. Keynote presentation at the International Conference on Assessment. Kamloops, BC.