ICCS 2022 Fact Sheet
- Long title
- Frequency of data collection
- Previous cycles
- Research questions
- Assessment domain(s)
- Study framework (summary)
- Participating entities
- Target population and sample (summary)
- Data collection techniques and instruments (summary)
- Study director(s)
- Study website(s)
- Related studies
- 2019: framework and instrument development
- 2021-2022: field trial
- 2022: main data collection
- 2023: release of international reports
- 2024: release of international database
(Note: Frequency of data collection changed from seven to five years with the 2022 cycle.)
- Investigate the ways in which young people are prepared to undertake their role as adult citizens in a range of countries (and regions) in the third decade of the 21st century.
- Explore content and themes associated with global citizenship, sustainable development, migration, changes to traditional political systems, and the use of digital technologies for civic engagement.
- Addressing both enduring and emerging challenges of educating young people in a world where contexts of democracy and civic participation continue to change.
- Help countries gather information to assist with the implementation of their national policies in the area of civic and citizenship education while also monitoring progress toward the UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
- The study includes region-specific questionnaire material to address aspects related to civic and citizenship education of specific relevance in the European and the Latin American regions.
- How is civic and citizenship education implemented in participating countries?
- What is the extent and variation of students’ civic knowledge within and across participating countries?
- What is the extent of students’ engagement in different spheres of society and which factors within or across countries are related to it?
- What beliefs do students in participating countries hold regarding important civic issues in modern society and what are the factors influencing their variation?
- How is schooling in participating countries organized regarding civic and citizenship education and what is its association with students’ learning outcomes?
- Civic knowledge, attitudes, and engagement
Civic knowledge framework
- Four content domains
- Civic institutions and systems
- Civic principles
- Civic participation
- Civic roles and identities
- Two cognitive domains
- Reasoning and applying
Civic attitudes and engagement framework
Two affective-behavioral domains
Contextual or background framework
Four context levels
- Context of the wider community
- Context of school and classrooms
- Context of home and peer environment
- Context of the individual
Two types of variables
24 education systems (22 countries and 2 benchmarking entities)
Bulgaria, Brazil, Chinese Taipei, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany (i.e., North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein as benchmarking entities), Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden
- Students enrolled in the eighth grade, provided that the average age of students in this grade was 13.5 years or above at the time of the assessment; in countries where the average age of students in Grade 8 was less than 13.5 years, Grade 9 was defined as the target population.
- Teachers teaching regular classes at the target grade level
Approximately 80,000 students and 50,000 teachers from about 3500 schools in 22 countries and two benchmarking participants.
REGIONAL PARTS - EUROPEAN
Approximately 65,000 students and 40,000 teachers from 18 European countries and two benchmarking participants.
International student test
- Measuring students’ civic knowledge and understanding
- Administered as paper-based assessment (PBA) or computer-based assessment (CBA)
- International student questionnaire (PBA or CBA)
- Regional student questionnaire (PBA or CBA)
- Teacher questionnaire (paper or online)
- School questionnaire (paper or online)
- National context survey (online)
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ICCS 2022 International Study Center
ICCS International Study Centre at the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)
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ICCS 2022 International Project Coordination Center
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