Featured Research Project

There have been a lot of discussions on the policy impact of international large-scale assessments (ILSAs) on education systems. But do ILSAs ultimately influence students’ learning? In this blog post, Huiming Ding answers this question by drawing on findings from her study of the impact of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) has at local, […]

By Professor David Rutkowski and Professor Leslie Rutkowski,  University of Oslo   In this Featured Research Project blog post, David and Leslie Rutkowski discuss their Embracing Heterogeneity project, which is based at the University of Oslo. You can learn more about their project, team members, partner members and work at https://embracingheterogeneity.com/   Over a 60 year history, […]

By Erika Kessler and Oren Pizmony-Levy, Teachers College, Columbia University The ranking storm is coming! A comparative research project on international large-scale assessments and the public In the coming days, the two most influential international assessments of student achievement – TIMSS and PISA – will release their 2015 data and reports. TIMSS 2015, which will be released […]