School Research Evaluation and Measurement Services (SREAMS) is an educational consulting company that works in and for schools (both primary and secondary), universities, education departments, curriculum authorities, and research organisations across Australia. We:
- provide professional development around the use of student performance data to inform teaching and learning for school leaders, teaching staff, and curriculum consultants;
- conduct educational research, undertake curriculum evaluations, and provide psychometric services to government departments, curriculum authorities, and research institutions;
- and teach social science research methods in the fields of Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) and Multi-Level Analysis (MLA) for university staff and their post-graduate students or research organisations throughout Australia.
SREAMS is also the creator of the Student Performance Analytics Platform (SPAplatform) – the most sophisticated educational analytics software on the market for the analysis of both summative and formative student performance data. Click here to find out more about the SPAplatform.
OUR PRINCIPAL CONSULTANTS
PHILIP HOLMES-SMITH OAM
B.Sc.(Ed.), Grad. Dip. Curri. Admin., M.Ed.
Principal Consultant. Company Director
Philip Holmes-Smith is the founding director of SREAMS. He is an experienced teacher, educational researcher, statistician, program evaluator, psychometrician, school professional learning facilitator, and university lecturer in the advanced statistical procedures of Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) and Multi-Level Analysis (MLA).
Philip, through SREAMS, also developed the Student Performance Analytics Platform (SPAplatform). While others continue to improve, sell, and support the product, Philip provides professional development to school leaders and teachers within individual schools around the use of student performance data to inform teaching and learning and strategies for school improvement.
Principal Consultant . General Manager
Emma MacNamara is our General Manager, principal curriculum advisor for SREAMS, and our Student Performance Analytics Platform (SPAplatform) manager. She is an experienced teacher, researcher, program evaluator, and professional learning facilitator at both the individual school and state-wide level.
Emma continues to lead the development of the SPAplatform. She liaises with teachers and program experts on the latest research around effective teaching and assessment tools to ensure the SPAplatform continues to evolve to meet the needs of teachers. In addition, Emma provides curriculum support to schools to ensure they are using student performance data to inform and improve teaching and learning programs and set school improvement targets.