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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
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
Hooper, Martin – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
Trend results from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) show a decline from 2001 through 2016 in most countries in fourth graders' and their parents' reading attitudes, as measured by students like reading and parents like reading scale scores. Average students like reading scale scores, as reported by the students…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Grade 4, Reading Achievement
Hastedt, Dirk; Rocher, Thierry – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2020
International large-scale assessments (ILSAs) are one of the most important tools policymakers and other educational stakeholders have to inform evidence based decision making for educational reform. Despite this, and the widespread use of ILSA data, results are sometimes misunderstood or misinterpreted. Here, we offer a brief guide to ILSAs and…
Descriptors: International Assessment, Educational Assessment, Educational Change, Achievement Tests
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
Prusinski, Ellen; Hastedt, Dirk; Dohr, Sandra – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2019
In TIMSS 2015, while two-thirds of students in grade 4 reported feeling very safe at school, by grade 8, less than half of the students surveyed reported feeling a high level of safety. Overall, girls were more likely to report feeling safe than boys. For both genders, feeling safe at school seemed to be positively related to academic achievement…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, School Safety, Student Attitudes, Gender Differences
Sandoval-Hernandez, Andres; Miranda, Daniel; Treviño, Ernesto; Schmelkes, Sylvia – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2019
Results from ICCS 2016 show that more than two-thirds of the students in the participating Latin American countries reported that they would support a dictatorship as a form of government if it brought order and security, or if it brought economic benefits. This brief looks closer at these findings in order to identify possible explanations and…
Descriptors: Democracy, Authoritarianism, Student Attitudes, Political Attitudes
Burroughs, Nathan; Gardner, Jacqueline; Lee, Youngjun; Guo, Siwen; Touitou, Israel; Jansen, Kimberly; Schmidt, William – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2019
The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement's (IEA) mission is to enhance knowledge about education systems worldwide, and to provide high-quality data that will support education reform and lead to better teaching and learning in schools. In pursuit of this aim, it conducts, and reports on, major studies of student…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Effectiveness, Outcomes of Education
Broer, Markus; Bai, Yifan; Fonseca, Frank – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2019
The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement's (IEA) mission is to enhance knowledge about education systems worldwide and to provide high-quality data that will support education reform and lead to better teaching and learning in schools. In pursuit of this aim, it conducts and reports on major studies of student…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Equal Education, Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement
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