IEA Research for Education

A Series of In-depth Analyses Based on Data of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA)

Description

The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) is an independent nongovernmental nonprofit cooperative of national research institutions and governmental research agencies that originated in Hamburg, Germany in 1958. For nearly 60 years, IEA has developed and conducted high-quality, large-scale comparative studies in education to support countries’ efforts to engage in national strategies for educational monitoring and improvement.  IEA continues to promote capacity building and knowledge sharing to foster innovation and quality in education, proudly uniting more than 60 member institutions, with studies conducted in more than 100 countries worldwide.IEA’s comprehensive data provide an unparalleled longitudinal resource for researchers, and this series of in-depth thematic reports can be used to shed light on critical questions concerning educational policies and educational research. The goal is to encourage international dialogue focusing on policy matters and technical evaluation procedures. The resulting debate integrates powerful conceptual frameworks, comprehensive datasets and rigorous analysis, thus enhancing understanding of diverse education systems worldwide.