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Karpinski, Zbigniew; Biagi, Federico; Di Pietro, Giorgio – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2021
Numerous studies have shown that individuals from less advantaged backgrounds face poorer labor market prospects partly because they are characterized by low levels of skills, including digital skills. However, regarding digital skills, most of these studies rely on indicators of general digital competences rather than of specific information and…
Descriptors: Computation, Thinking Skills, Social Differences, Socioeconomic Status
Biseth, Heidi, Ed.; Hoskins, Bryony, Ed.; Huang, Lihong, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2021
This open access book presents an in-depth analysis of data from ICCS. An international group of scholars critically address the state of civic and citizenship education in the four Nordic countries that participated in the IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) in 2009 and 2016. The findings are of particular relevance to…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Democracy, Teaching Methods
Hastedt, Dirk; Eck, Matthias; Kim, Eunsong; Sass, Justine – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2021
Using the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement's (IEA's) Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2015 data, this brief explores the relationship between teachers' gender and students' mathematics and science achievement, as well as gender differences in science and mathematics teachers'…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Teacher Characteristics, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
Fernández Villà, Guillem; Musu, Lauren – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2021
Results from IEA's International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) 2016 show that a notable number of young students use social media to engage with political and social issues regularly. This brief examines how this type of social media use may translate to students' intended political behavior. We find that social media use for…
Descriptors: Social Media, Activism, Social Problems, Political Issues
Tallberg, Christian; Axelsson, Maria – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2021
International large-scale assessments (ILSAs) have become an important part of the Swedish evaluation system. It is therefore of crucial importance to validate national measures of Swedish students' achievement with their ILSA test scores. Here, we offer results from such a validation study based on Swedish students' test scores in IEA's Trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Tests
Treviño, Ernesto, Ed.; Carrasco, Diego, Ed.; Claes, Ellen, Ed.; Kennedy, Kerry J., Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2021
This Open Access book presents an international group of scholars seeking to understand how youth from different cultures relate to modern multidimensional concepts of citizenship, and the roles that education and society have in shaping the views of the world's future citizens. The book also explores how different aspects of citizenship, such as…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Citizenship, Role of Education, Citizenship Education
Malak-Minkiewicz, Barbara, Ed.; Torney-Purta, Judith, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2021
Reflects on cross-national differences in contemporary research, policy, implementation, and teaching practice in civic education across a wide range of countries in Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia Provides interdisciplinary perspectives on advances as well as enduring and emerging challenges for civic education in educational…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Civics, Foreign Countries, Educational Research
Neidorf, Teresa; Arora, Alka; Erberber, Ebru; Tsokodayi, Yemurai; Mai, Thanh – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Research for Education series represents a further effort by IEA to capitalize on it's unique datasets, so as to provide powerful information for policymakers and researchers. Each report focuses on a specific topic and is produced by a dedicated team of leading…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Mathematical Concepts, Scientific Concepts, Mathematics Instruction
Wagemaker, Hans, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
Although International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement-pioneered international large-scale assessment (ILSA) of education is now a well-established science, non-practitioners and many users often substantially misunderstand how large-scale assessments are conducted, what questions and challenges they are designed to…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Achievement Tests, Educational Assessment, Comparative Analysis
Martin, Michael O., Ed.; von Davier, Matthias, Ed.; Mullis, Ina V. S., Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
The chapters in this online volume comprise the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center's technical report of the methods and procedures used to develop, implement, and report the results of TIMSS 2019. There were various technical challenges because TIMSS 2019 was the initial phase of the transition to eTIMSS, with approximately half the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Achievement Tests, International Assessment
Meinck, Sabine; Brese, Falk – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
This brief examines Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) science achievement of the 20% highest and the 20% lowest performing fourth and eighth graders in 11 countries. To do so, the authors compare achievement distributions across countries, using measures of relative equality within countries. Such an examination…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Science Achievement, Educational Policy, Grade 4
Fraillon, Julian; Ainley, John; Schulz, Wolfram; Friedman, Tim; Duckworth, Daniel – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) has been researching the impact of information and communications technologies (ICT) on educational processes, and factors supporting or impeding the pedagogical use of ICT, since the late-1980s. More recently it has turned its attention to investigating ICT-related…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Barriers, Information Technology
Fraillon, Julian, Ed.; Ainley, John, Ed.; Schulz, Wolfram, Ed.; Friedman, Tim, Ed.; Duckworth, Daniel, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
IEA's International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) 2018 investigated how well students are prepared for study, work, and life in a digital world. ICILS 2018 measured international differences in students' computer and information literacy (CIL): their ability to use computers to investigate, create, participate, and communicate at…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Computer Literacy, Information Literacy, Computer Assisted Testing
Mikheeva, Ekaterina, Ed.; Meyer, Sebastian, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
IEA's International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) 2018 is designed to assess how well students are prepared for study, work, and life in a digital world. The study measures international differences in students' computer and information literacy (CIL): their ability to use computers to investigate, create, participate, and…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Computer Literacy, Information Literacy, Computer Assisted Testing
Claes, Ellen; Isac, Maria Magdalena – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
Tolerance is necessary for the functioning of mature democracies where social cohesion is strong. Results from The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement's International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) 2016 show that, on average, European young people tend to be tolerant, but their attitudes towards…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Social Attitudes, Knowledge Level
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