IEA Research for Education Series: Northern Lights on Civic and Citizenship Education. A Cross-national Comparison of Nordic Data from ICCS

The eleventh volume of the International Association for Educational Achievement (IEA) Research for Education series, published in collaboration with the Nordic Council of Ministers, addresses the state of civic and citizenship education in the four Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden) that participated in the IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) in 2009 and 2016.

A Comparison Study of NAEP-TEL and ICILS

This report presents a comparison study which was conducted by the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES) and the American Institutes for Research (AIR) and  aims to understand the differences and similarities between the assessment framework targets and the characteristics of assessment items in two assessments: the Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment, initiated by the U.S. Department of Education, and the International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS), initiated by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA).

New ICCS book
New IEA Book: Influences of the IEA Civic and Citizenship Education Studies - Practice, Policy, and Research Across Countries and Regions

In this book, more than 20 national representatives and international scholars from Europe, Latin America, Asia, and North America reflect and analyze if and how the 2009 and 2016 cycles of ICCS and CIVED 1999/2000 have impacted civic-related education in different countries.

The Error Climate and Its Influence on Student Performance

Is it wrong to do something wrong? Andrés Christiansen’s publication addresses this question referring to a recent study published by the Peruvian Ministry of Education (2018) which evaluated the relationship between the error climate and attitudes towards mathematics and how this relationship ultimately affected student performance in mathematics.

OECD Getting Skills Right Series: Continuing Education and Training in Germany

Getting Skills Right is a series that examines how countries measure changing skill needs and how they develop skills that respond to labor market needs, and how they ensure that these skills are fully utilized by individuals and employers. Presenting both thematic reports on specific policies and issues and in-depth country reviews, this series offers countries the information and analysis they need to get skills right.

IEA Compass: Female Science and Mathematics Teachers: Better Than They Think?

The 13th issue of IEA Compass brief “Female Science and Mathematics Teachers: Better Than They Think?” explores the relationship between teachers’ gender and students’ mathematics and science achievement, as well as gender differences in science and mathematics teachers’ self-efficacy and its relation to job satisfaction based on IEA’s Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2015 data.

PISA in Focus: Are 15-Year-Olds Prepared to Deal With Fake News and Misinformation?

PISA in Focus is a series of monthly education policy-oriented notes designed to describe a PISA topic in a concise, user-friendly way. May issue focuses on the importance of readers knowing how to distinguish between fact and opinion and learning strategies to detect biased information and malicious content, such as phishing emails or fake news.