ICCS 2009 Organization

Study director(s)

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) - Wolfram Schulz, Research Director

  • Overall coordination
  • Operational management
  • Design and implementation of the study in close cooperation with the center’s partner institutions
  • International test development
  • Development of the student background questionnaire
  • Scaling procedures
  • Analysis and reporting
Institutions and their responsibilities

Associate research centers

National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) in the United Kingdom

  • Coordination of the development of the national contexts survey and the student perceptions questionnaire
  • Coordination, development, and reporting of the European regional component

Laboratorio di Pedagogia Sperimentale (LPS) at the Roma Tre University in Italy

  • Development of the teachers’ questionnaire
  • Development of the school questionnaire
  • Contributions to the development of the international test


National research coordinators

  • Study implementation
  • Data collection


Project advisory committee (PAC)

  • Provision of expert advice in the field of civic and citizenship education
  • Review and consultation on study design and contents


ICCS sampling referee

Statistics Canada

  • Review and consultation on study sampling design and all sampling related aspects of the study

IEA Amsterdam

Keizersgracht 311

1016 EE Amsterdam

The Netherlands

Tel: +31 20 625 3625

Fax: +31 20 420 7136

E-mail: secretariat@iea.nl

URL: http://www.iea.nl


ICCS 2009 International Study Center

ICCS International Study Centre at the Australian Council for Educational Research

19 Prospect Hill Rd

Camberwell VIC 3124


Tel: +61 3 9277 5555

Fax: +61 3 9277 5500

E-mail: iccs@acer.edu.au

URL: https://iccs.acer.org/


The study was funded by:

  • Fees from participating countries
  • The ministries of education and many other organizations in the participating countries
  • The European Commission Directorate-General for Education and Culture, in the form of a grant to the European countries participating in the project
  • The Inter-American Development Bank through SREDECC (Regional System for the Evaluation and Development Citizenship Competencies)
  • The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA)
Editor(s) and author(s) of study-related gateway pages
  • Editors
    • Wolfram Schulz, Research Director, ACER
    • Ralph Carstens, Co-Unit Head, International Study Director, IEA Hamburg
  • Authors (based on study documents)
    • Falk Brese, Senior Research Analyst, Project Coordinator, IEA Hamburg
    • Umut Atasever, Research Analyst, Sampling Expert, IEA Hamburg
    • Zarrinigor Nozimova, Student Assistant, IEA Hamburg