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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.

Data Analyst (Test Materials Analyst)

The National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) are currently seeking a Test Construction Analyst I to join their Test Construction team. This position will provide analysis and test construction services for large-scale research projects requiring the development of complex data analysis solutions and systems to support the development and quality of the USMLE, NAVLE, AAMA and other exams.

Why PISA is testing students' social and emotional skills

For the first time in 2018, PISA assessed global competence: the capacity of students to see the world through different lenses and to appreciate different ways of thinking and cultures.Tomorrow’s schools will need to help students think for themselves, be empathetic and work with others.

Students impacted by inequality of their family's origins

The research, titled "Culture, migration and educational performance: a focus on gender outcomes using Australian PISA tests" compared 2015 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) test scores of non-migrant, first-generation and second-generation migrant children in Australia.The research found out that gender stereotypes and cultural norms of a child's family heritage have impacts on academic performance in Australian schools.