eTIMSS opened the door to examining innovative and more efficient assessment of higher-order thinking skills. As well as making the data collection of complex tasks feasible, the digital assessment allowed for the integration of interactive features that capitalize on the digital environment and engage students.
This year saw the highest number of IEA research award submissions to-date, and as a result of the high caliber of the applications, for the third year in a row, our judging panel selected three winners.
The second edition of the Beyond Results workshop, a collaboration between IEA and colleagues from the Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education (DIPF) and the Center for International Student Assessment (ZIB) was hosted from 30 September - 01 October 2021.
IEA received the sad news that Tjeerd Plomp passed away on 17 September at the age of 83. As an honorary IEA member, Tjeerd was a great friend to IEA and a valued collaborator and mentor for our international research network.