IEA Research for Education Series

This series of in-depth, peer-reviewed thematic reports investigates critical questions concerning educational policies and educational research. Publications are based on secondary analyses of IEA data and the goal is to encourage international dialogue focusing on policy matters and technical evaluation procedures. The series is open access and published by Springer.

2019

An in-depth analysis of data from ICILS
Gebhardt, Eveline, Thomson, Sue, Ainley, John, Hillman, Kylie
IEA Research for Education Volume 8 investigates gender differences in students' use of, perceptions about, and proficiency in using computer technologies based on ICILS 2013 data. Teachers’ use of computers, and their perceptions regarding the benefits of computer use in education, are also analyzed by gender.
Exploring Student Clusters Across Countries and Time
Michaelides, Michalis P., Brown, Gavin T. L., Eklöf, Hanna, Papanastasiou, Elena C.
IEA Research for Education Volume 7 presents a person-centered exploration of student profiles, using variables related to motivation to do school mathematics derived from TIMSS data. This approach broadens our understanding about the role that motivation characteristics play in learning and achievement in mathematics.
Analyzing teacher characteristics, behaviors and student outcomes with TIMSS
Burroughs, Nathan, Gardner, Jacqueline, Lee, Youngjun, Guo, Siwen, Touitou, Israel, Jansen, Kimberly, Schmidt, William H.
IEA Research for Education Volume 6 uses TIMSS data (1995-2015) to examine the interrelationship of national policy, teacher effectiveness, and student outcomes with a specific emphasis on educational equity.
Evidence from Twenty Years of TIMSS
Broer, Markus, Bai, Yifan, Fonsesca, Frank
IEA Research for Education Volume 5. This study addresses an important research and policy question by examining changes in the inequality of educational outcomes due to family socioeconomic status over a 20-year period using TIMSS data from 1995-2015.

2018

Stacey, Oliver, De Lazzari, Giulia, Grayson, Hilary, Griffin, Hazel, Jones, Emily, Taylor, Amanda, Thomas, David
IEA Research for Education Volume 4. Provides a significant and timely investigation into the impacts that globalization has exerted on science curricula in a diverse range of countries using TIMSS data (1995 to 2015). Using a combination of quantitative and qualitative methods, this book considers the extent to which there have been changes to the intended and implemented science curricula in different countries over 20 years.
Sandoval-Hernandez, Andres, Isac, Maria Magdalena, Miranda, Daniel
IEA Research for Education Volume 3 identifies factors and conditions that can help schools and education systems promote tolerance in a globalized world. Using ICCS data, advanced analytical methods provide insights into relationships between students’ attitudes towards cultural diversity and the characteristics of the students themselves, their families, their teachers and school principals.

2016

Relationships Across Countries, Cohorts and Time
Nilsen, Trude, Gustafsson, Jan-Eric
IEA Research for Education Volume 2. Uses TIMSS data to offer insights on how teacher quality and instructional quality influence student outcomes in mathematics across countries, grades and time
IEA Research for Education Volume 1
Punter, R. Annemiek, Glas, Cees A. W., Meelissen, Martina R. M.
IEA Research for Education Volume 1. Offers insights on how parental involvement and parental help with homework affect student reading literacy across countries and cultures