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Using international surveys of achievement and literacy: a view from the outside

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The paper reports on experience of using three international surveys of learning achievement or functional literacy: TIMSS, PISA and IALS. The continued development of new surveys means that it is all the more important for users to share their knowledge of the sources. A range of issues are considered of which the most important are (i) the robustness of results to the method used for aggregating the answers for each individual into a single score; (ii) the methods that can be used for presenting summary statistics; and (iii) the need to systematically compare the basic results of the different surveys.

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Brown, Giorgina and Micklewright, John (2004) Using international surveys of achievement and literacy: a view from the outside United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) 57pp.

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Published date: 2004

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Local EPrints ID: 34630
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/34630
PURE UUID: 24df4d81-3771-4350-8f96-528af8e7f02e

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Date deposited: 15 May 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:49

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Author: Giorgina Brown
Author: John Micklewright

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