We publish news and recent information for all ILSA studies, including but not limited to launches of reports, releases of data, calls for proposals, and also academic internships and job opportunities. An overview of all news can be found here, news related to a particular ILSA study can be found on the sub-pages of the respective study.

PIRLS 2016 International Database released

The PIRLS 2016 International Database has been made available for individuals interested in the data collected and analyzed as part of PIRLS 2016.

How systematic is international bullying and what relationship does it have with mathematics in the fourth grade?

The new IEA Compass Brief article by David and Leslie Rutkowski (Indiana University, USA), finds that children who are bullied tend to do less well in math. Read the policy brief to gain a better understanding of the relationship between bullying and academics.

Media and Outreach Officer

The IEA is seeking a Media and Outreach Officer to join their team at the IEA in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Interested candidates should send an application (cover letter, comprehensive curriculum vitae and desired salary range) by e-mail to: Please include “Media and Outreach Officer (IEA Amsterdam)” in the subject line. Closing date is 30 April 2018.