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.

PISA in Focus: What Can We Do to Ensure a Level Playing Field for All Students?

PISA in Focus is a series of monthly education policy-oriented notes designed to describe a PISA topic in a concise, user-friendly way. The April issue points to key aspects to consider in providing students with needed opportunities to level the playing field for all students and achieve greater equity in education beyond the exigencies of the pandemic.

Call for Wera Visiting Researcher Award at IEA and UHH

The World Education Research Association (WERA), the International Association for the Evaluation of the Educational Achievement (IEA), and the Research Center “Literacy in Diversity Settings (LiDS”) at the University of Hamburg (UHH), announce a new call for a visiting researcher award. This consists of visiting researchers developing their own research project while benefiting from the individual support of experts from partner institutes working in different fields related to large-scale international assessments, especially with a focus on diversity in education.

Webinar at Teachers College, Columbia University: Measuring Indicators on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship Education with International Large-Scale Assessments

Within the framework of the UN Member States' 2030 Agenda and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this webinar conducted by the Center for Sustainable Futures (CSF) at Teachers College, Columbia University, will present a recently developed strategy for assessing two indicators that embody tolerance, respect and sustainable development.

SEA-PLM 2nd Cycle Preparation

The Southeast Asia Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO) and UNICEF East Asia and Pacific Regional Office (EAPRO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to prepare for the second cycle of SEA-PLM 2024 assessments.