student evaluations of teachers

What we now know about student evaluations is much more depressing than you thought

By Katharine Gelber

Many in the education sector believe Students Evaluations of Teaching (SETs) evidence a gender bias. There have been decades of research into whether this is the case, however the results are often inconclusive. Although a recent large study at UNSW, relying on over 5000,000 survey results across 7 years, found evidence of bias against teachers

Students love to complain about women and people of colour – their teachers. Here’s what happens next.

By Troy Heffernan

Across studies covering more than 1,000,000 student evaluations, it is clear that women are at a disadvantage compared to men.