The iPIPS team

Professor Peter Tymms

Director of iPIPS and Professor of Education, School of Education, Durham University

Peter has previously been Head of Department in the School of Education at Durham University (2010-2013) and Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) (2003-2010) which runs projects monitoring millions of pupils across the UK and beyond each year. He was the founder of PIPS. Peter's main research interests include monitoring, assessment, interventions, ADHD and educational effectiveness generally. Peter established the PIPS (Performance Indicators in Primary Schools Project) monitoring system which runs in thousands of schools around the world. The new iPIPS study is an international study of children starting school and is being actively implemented in countries on four continents.

Christine Merrell sadly passed away in January 2021