Iddo Gal

 

Dr. Iddo Gal is ILI Special Senior Advisor for Literacy/Numeracy Assessment. Dr. Gal received his Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and worked for five years as Assistant Research Professor at Penn's Graduate School of Education, before accepting a position at the Department of Human Services, University of Haifa, Israel, where he is a Senior Lecturer. His areas of interest and research include development and assessment of numeracy (mathematical literacy), statistical literacy and functional skills, adult learning, empowerment of workers and clients in human service organizations, and managerial and organizational processes in service organization. He serves as the Co-Editor of the Statistics Education Research Journal (2003-2007). Recently he led the team responsible for numeracy assessment in the Adult Literacy and Lifeskills (ALL) survey, a joint international project managed by Statistics Canada, the National Center on Education Statistics, in collaboration with OECD. 

 

Education: PhD: Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Expertise: development and assessment of numeracy, statistical literacy and functional skills, adult learning, empowerment of workers and clients in human service organizations, and managerial and organizational processes in service organization

Literacy.org involvement: Senior Advisor