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Hawkey, Roger, 1939 - (academic)



  • Existence: 1939 - - present


Roger Hawkey is an academic in the field of language learning and assessment. He has a BA in modern languages from the University of Cambridge, a PGCE (EFL), a PhD from the Institute of Education at University College London, and an MA in linguistics from the University of Reading.

From 1962 to 1984 Roger Hawkey worked with the British Council on language education, needs analysis, and assessment assignments in countries including Uganda, Thailand, Nigeria, UK, Europe and Zimbabwe.

Roger Hawkey had a position at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, from 1984 to 1999. After this, he took a consultancy position with Cambridge ESOL, now known as Cambridge Assessment English. He worked with Cambridge ESOL on exam development, impact studies and the English Profile Programme.

From 2007 to 2016 Roger Hawkey held a part-time position at the University of Bedfordshire’s Centre for Research in English Language Learning and Assessment (CRELLA); first as Senior Research Fellow and later as Visiting Professor.

Hawkey has published widely in the field of language assessment and education. His publications include “A Modular Approach to Testing English Language Skills” (2004), “Impact Theory and Practice” (2006), and “Key Issues and Recurring Themes in Developing the First Certificate in English and Certificate in Advanced English Exams” (2009). Roger Hawkey has also made contributions to Cambridge Assessment English’s academic publication “Studies in Language Testing”.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Papers of Dr. Roger A. Hawkey, 1973 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/2086/UCLES/PP/RAH
Scope and Contents

These research papers are concerned with the examination of English as a Foreign Language. They were deposited in the archive in 2006 and 2009.

Dates: 1973 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: PP/RAH 2/7 is closed until 2050