TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) 2019 shows that achievement in science and mathematics is on the rise. The international results find most countries are reaching minimum proficiency, gender equity eroded in mathematics at fourth grade, and teachers requiring more professional development for integrating technology into their teaching.
IEA Compass: Briefs in Education Series addresses issues of interest to a broad range of educational stakeholders, especially those involved in influencing educational decision and policymaking.
PISA in Focus is a series of monthly education policy-oriented notes designed to describe a PISA topic in a concise, user-friendly way.
PISA in Focus is a series of monthly education policy-oriented notes designed to describe a PISA topic in a concise, user-friendly way. December issue focuses on PISA for Development (PISA-D).
Teaching in Focus policy briefs use data from the OECD’s Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) to discuss issues relevant to teachers and teacher policies in a concise, user-friendly way. April issue looks at the role of schools and teachers in closing the gap in reading performance among boys and girls.
This article by doctoral student Manuel Cardoso, which was published in “Comparative Education Review” (Volume 64, Number 4), addresses the links between international large-scale assessment (ILSA) methodologies, international organizations (IO) ideologies, and education policies.
The OECD – in collaboration with UNCESCO, UNICEF, and The World Bank – conducted a survey on education responses across countries/economies facing the COVID pandemic since 2020, from school closures and remote learning to teacher vaccination and gradual returns to in-class instruction. The data were collected from government authorities between January and February 2021.
Author Chestnut Hill, Mass disseminates the launch of the TIMSS 2019 Encyclopedia, compiled by the IEA's TIMSS assessment, directed by the TIMSS and PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College.