IRSA project participants will present its concept and outcomes at CIES-2020

IRSA project participants will present its concept and outcomes at CIES-2020

As a part of the poster session at CIES-2020 Annual Conference CICED representatives and researchers from participating countries will present concept, implementation process and mid-term results of the International Research of Students’ Achievements (IRSA). IRSA is focused on education quality improvement through regular thorough monitoring of student’s achievements in mathematics and determining their relationship with…

CICED’s Annual Report 2018

Report 2018 In 2018, CICED continued to support Russian researchers in their further work of development of methodologies of education quality assessment and building up the expert capacity of Russian specialists working in the field of education quality assessment. In 2018, work was also completed on the preparation of cross-country research on the mathematical competence…

CICED’s Annual Report 2017

Report 2017 In 2017 the Center for International Cooperation in Education Development (CICED) continued implementation of the second stage of the Russia Education Aid for Development (READ) Program. Currently CICED’s activities in the READ Program focus on increasing the importance of measuring the levels of knowledge and skills acquired by students in partner countries and…

Localization of Student Achievement Monitoring (SAM) in CIS countries

SAM localization The SAM math test was created in Russian for use in Russian schools and its use in other countries with a different cultural and linguistic environment requires adaptation and localization procedures. SAM in math for primary school was localized in Armenian, Belarusian, English, Kyrgyz and Tajik languages. SAM in other languages is being…

Development of methodology of analysis and comparison of Math textbooks used in primary schools in CIS countries

METHODOLOGY OF ANALYSIS AND COMPARISON OF MATH TEXTBOOKS In the framework of conducting cross-country research it is planned to use Student Achievement Monitoring (SAM) as the main tool for data collection. SAM is based on the taxonomy developed in the theory of cultural growth by Lev Vigotskiy. In 2017 a methodology of analysis and comparison…

Contextual questionnaires for Student Achievement Monitoring (SAM)

COMPLEX OF CONTEXTUAL QUESTIONNAIRES In today’s technology-oriented society an understanding of how it is possible to improve learning outcomes is of vital importance both for the formulation of educational policies and for the actors of the educational process, including parents and the students themselves. In order to collect contextual information about students undergoing testing and…

Tool for Diagnosing Teaching Practices (TDTP)

TOOL FOR DIAGNOSING TEACHING PRACTICES Effective teaching and qualified teachers are the key conditions that ensure the quality of education. Such an unequivocal conclusion was formulated based on the results of international research on the educational achievements of students (PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS). The challenge of identifying teaching factors related to learning outcomes is crucial. The…

IC Literacy Test

ICT IC Literacy Test – a specially developed assessment instrument which allows to measure how well students who transition from middle to high school function in digital environment, e.g. use modern information and communication technologies which enable access new knowledge and can be used for communication and research activities. This test assesses the level of cognitive…