News

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.

Call for Papers: The Use of Test Scores in Secondary Analyses

Measurement Instruments for the Social Sciences is launching a special issue on The Use of Test Scores in Secondary Analysis in order to promote an inter-disciplinary dialogue between scholars who design the psychometric models used to estimate latent skills and researchers that use these data to investigate policy-relevant questions related to skills formation, skill utilization and returns to skill.

Associate Professor and Chair of Education

The Ithaca College Education Department invites applications for the position of Department Chair and Associate Professor. This full-time position begins August 16, 2020 (or earlier in the summer, if desired). The position entails leadership of a growing department that offers undergraduate degrees in secondary education and art education K-12, and masters in secondary, childhood and agriculture education, as well as a robust education studies minor.

Call for Submissions for Peer Reviewed Articles in the The Assembly Journal

The Assembly is an open-access, peer-reviewed, online publication housed in the School of Education at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The goal of The Assembly is to promote public scholarship that is written in a clear, accessible manner to wide audiences. The intended audience is any stakeholders in education

The promise of large-scale learning assessments: acknowledging limits to unlock opportunities

The UNESCO paper explains in details how Large Scale Learning Assessments (LSLA) are influencing important education policies in more than half of the countries around the globe. It also unfolds the future possibilities of further LSLAs and how it is encouraged by the new emphasis on equitable, effective and relevant learning inherent to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the resulting focus on using data to improve policies and strategies.