6th IEA International Research Conference
24–26 June 2015, Cape Town, South Africa
The 6th IEA International Research Conference (IRC-2015) was organized in cooperation with the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
The conference program included three keynote lectures and a number of paper presentations reporting on a wide range of secondary research using data from IEA studies, including ICCS, ICILS, PIRLS, and TIMSS.
The conference was preceded on 22–23 June 2015 by a series of training workshops: "Introduction to IEA Databases and IDB Analyzer," "Using HLM with International Large-Scale Assessment Data," "Assessment Designs, Item Response Theory, and Proficiency Estimates," and "Using the IEA International Datasets for Informing Policy and Practice."
Sarah Howie, University of Pretoria, South Africa, "What Do the IEA Studies Mean for Developing Countries’ Education Systems and Educational Research?" DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
David Kaplan, University of Wisconsin–Madison, United States, "The Bayesian Revolution and Its Implications for the Analysis of International Large-Scale Assessments" DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
Silvia Montoya, UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Canada, "Post - 2015 Education Framework: A Strategic Approach to Improve and Monitor Learning Outcomes as Part of the Post-2015 Education Targets" DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
Vijay Reddy & HSRC Team, Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa, "Beyond Benchmarks: What twenty years of TIMSS data tell us about South African education" DOWNLOAD PRESENTATION
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