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New version of R package ‘intsvy’ Thursday, July 30th, 2015

A new version of the R package ‘intsvy’ for conducting analysis with international assessment data (i.e. PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS, and PIAAC) has been released by Daniel Caro. New features include: logistic regression with and without plausible values, percentile calculation for plausible values, standardised regression coefficients, and improved visualisation tools for regression analysis. You can find […]

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Daniel Caro invited to international conference Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Dr Daniel Caro has been invited to the first CIDER international conference scheduled for 24-26 January 2016, at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center in Berlin, Germany. The College for Interdisciplinary Educational Research (CIDER) is a project that aims to support post-doc researchers with the development of their own projects in interdisciplinary educational research.

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PIRLS for Teachers Workshop Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

A workshop was held on 1 July 2015 for the PIRLS for Teachers project. Eight teachers from different schools in the south of England participated in the workshop together with the OUCEA team, with the aim of making PIRLS and its findings more accessible and useful for practitioners. For more information on the workshop click here, and for background information on the project, click here.

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Value-added PISA: how countries do after accounting for their socioeconomic contexts Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Commentary by Jenny Lenkeit When the findings of international comparative studies such as PISA, TIMSS and PIRLS are discussed, most of the attention is on the league tables produced by the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) and the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). Headlines such as “What Britain can […]

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OUCEA publishes Annual Report Friday, June 26th, 2015

The OUCEA Annual Report has been published. Click here to read a copy.

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