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Using the NCES International Databases for Research and Policy Discussion (International Database Training)

Description: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, will sponsor a 2_-day seminar on the use of NCES International Databases: the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS).

Type: Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance Audience: This seminar is open to advanced graduate students and faculty members from colleges and universities nationwide, and to researchers, education practitioners, and policy analysts from state and local education agencies and professional associations.

Location: Academy for Educational Development (AED) 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20009-5721 (202) 884-8583

Dates: May 21-23, 2008

Deadline to apply: April 4, 2008

Organization: National Center for Education Statistics

More Information: Register for International Database Training at International Studies 2008 Announcement ( 244KB )

Visit the PISA study website Visit the TIMSS study website Visit the PIRLS study website

Contacts: Contact Vukovic, Gordana from Synergy Enterprises, Inc. at (240) 485-1700

Sponsors: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)