HEEFA http://www.heefa.net/ Sharing higher education expertise, projects, documents and ideas for EFA en CMS IAU HEEFA TIMSS and PIRLS http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=467 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=467 2014-07-10T13:09:28Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Africa Arab States Asia and the Pacific Europe and North America Australia Austria Azerbaijan China Czech Republic Finland Georgia Germany Hungary Iran Italy Lithuania Malta Morocco Norway Oman Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Saudi Arabia Singapore Slovakia Spain Sweden United Arab Emirates Academic achievement Student evaluation Teacher evaluation Literacy Numeracy Educational evaluation Learning Goal 2. Universal primary education Goal 3. Youth and life skills Goal 6. Quality education In 2011, the coincidence of the TIMSS and PIRLS assessments offered a unique opportunity for participating countries to assess the same fourth grade students in mathematics, science, and reading. This report profiles fourth grade student achievement in these three subjects from the 34 countries and 3 benchmarking entities that administered both TIMSS and PIRLS in 2011. Additional analyses focus on ... International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS) http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=459 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=459 2014-06-24T16:23:50Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Arab States Asia and the Pacific Europe and North America Latin America and the Caribbean Austria Bulgaria Chile China Colombia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Dominican Republic Finland Greece Guatemala Indonesia Italy Latvia Lithuania Malta Mexico Netherlands Norway Paraguay Russia Slovakia Spain Sweden Switzerland Thailand School community relationship Curriculum development Educational environment Educational policy Goal 3. Youth and life skills Goal 6. Quality education The IEA ICCS 2009 reported on student achievement in a test of knowledge and conceptual understanding, as well as student dispositions and attitudes relating to civics and citizenship. For countries that participated in the 1999 data collection (14-year-olds), the study also measured overtime changes in civic content knowledge. Teacher and school questionnaires gathered information about the contexts ... Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2011 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=456 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=456 2014-06-16T15:36:24Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Africa Arab States Asia and the Pacific Europe and North America Latin America and the Caribbean Australia Austria Azerbaijan Botswana Bulgaria Canada China Colombia Croatia Czech Republic Denmark Finland France Georgia Germany Honduras Hungary Indonesia Iran Italy Kuwait Lithuania Malta Morocco Netherlands Norway Oman Poland Portugal Qatar Romania Russia Saudi Arabia Singapore Slovakia South Africa Spain Sweden Trinidad and Tobago United Arab Emirates United States of America Literacy Learning Goal 3. Youth and life skills Goal 4. Adult literacy The IEA Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2011 was the third assessment, after PIRLS 2001 and PIRLS 2006, in a five-year cycle of assessments measuring trends in reading literacy achievement in primary school. Combining newly developed reading assessment passages and questions for 2011 with a selection of secure assessment passages and questions from 2001 and 2006, the ... Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M) http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=454 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=454 2014-06-16T15:27:25Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Africa Arab States Asia and the Pacific Europe and North America Latin America and the Caribbean Botswana Canada Chile China Georgia Germany Malaysia Norway Oman Philippines Poland Russia Singapore Spain Switzerland Thailand United States of America Teacher evaluation Educational evaluation Goal 6. Quality education The IEA Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M) was an international comparative study of primary and secondary mathematics teacher education. TEDS-M examined how different countries have prepared their teachers to teach mathematics in primary and lower-secondary school. The key research questions focused on the relationships between teacher education policies, institutional ... Reaching the unreached - IGNOU’s interventions in Tihar Central Jail http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=409 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=409 2013-11-22T15:28:19Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Asia and the Pacific India Adult students Disadvantaged youth University students Academic teaching personnel Educational population Goal 4. Adult literacy Goal 6. Quality education social work, outreach, prisoners The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) provides education to the disadvantaged and unreached learners (some of them living in special circumstances) to build an inclusive knowledge society through inclusive education.One of the world’s largest prisons is the Tihar Central Jail in New Delhi. It has about 12,000 prisoners accommodated in its 10 jails. There are over 530 prisoners enrolled ... An Assessment of Contributions of Non-degree, Part-time University Programs to the Achievement of Education for All and the Millennium Development Goals http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=386 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=386 2013-09-17T09:17:47Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Africa Nigeria Adult education Lifelong education Technical and vocational education Higher education institutions Adult students Educational institutions Educational population Educational systems and levels Goal 4. Adult literacy Assessment, Contributions, University Non-degree Part-time Programmes The demands of Lifelong Learning (LLL) and Education For All (EFA) pose new challenges to the University. Ensuring the success of EFA and LLL necessitates more than the creation of additional degrees and post-graduate programs. The demand cannot be accommodated by admitting more undergraduate students. The major challenge for the University concerns the incorporation of thousands of non-matriculated ... Building Research and Teaching Capacity in Indonesia through International Collaboration http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=378 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=378 2013-08-09T15:23:01Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Asia and the Pacific Indonesia Higher education Student teachers Teacher education schools Teacher educators Educational research Capacity building Teacher education Teacher educator training Educational institutions Educational population Educational sciences Educational systems and levels Learning Teaching profession Goal 6. Quality education action research This briefing paper, published by the Institute of International Education’s Center for International Partnerships, provides a detailed, data-driven look at the research and teaching capacity of Indonesian universities. The authors, Flavia Ramos-Mattoussi and Jeffrey Ayala Milligan, report on key findings from a USAID-funded project in which faculty members from Florida State University worked ... Why and How Can Higher Education Contribute to All Levels and Types of Education? http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=350 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=350 2013-03-12T12:36:09Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Africa Arab States Asia and the Pacific Europe and North America Latin America and the Caribbean Educational institutions Higher education Educational systems and levels Goal 2. Universal primary education Goal 3. Youth and life skills Goal 6. Quality education This Information Kit clearly and concretely answers the essential questions of what, why, how, where, and who to enhance the awareness of higher education institutions of the need for a greater/better involvement of the higher education sector in these initiatives. It highlights cases of how higher education and research is and/or could be engaged. IAU Collaborative Workshop: A three-step activity to envision higher education for EFA locally, Kathmandu, Nepal, Final Report http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=343 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=343 2013-03-12T10:45:16Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Asia and the Pacific Nepal Economic and social development Basic education Higher education Higher education institutions Educational planning Educational quality Educational research Economics of education Educational evaluation Educational institutions Educational policy Educational sciences Educational systems and levels Goal 6. Quality education Organised for the first time in Asia, the International Association of Universities (IAU) conducted the IAU Collaborative Workshop: A three-step activity to envision higher education for EFA locally, held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 6-7 December 2012. It was organised in collaboration with the Tribhuvan University, an IAU Member. The overall aim of the IAU Workshop is to provide an analysis of the context ... IAU Collaborative Workshop: A three-step activity to envision higher education for EFA locally, Nairobi, Kenya, Final Report http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=342 http://www.heefa.net/notice.php?lang=en&fiche=342 2013-03-12T09:55:12Z text/html fr IAU HEEFA Africa Kenya Higher education Basic education Early childhood education Educational research Educational quality Economic and social development Economics of education Educational evaluation Educational sciences Educational systems and levels Goal 1. Early childhood education Goal 3. Youth and life skills Goal 6. Quality education The International Association of Universities (IAU) conducted the IAU Collaborative Workshop: A three-step activity to envision higher education for EFA locally held in Nairobi, Kenya on 24-25 January 2013. The Workshop aimed to strengthen the contribution of higher education, as a sector, in and for EFA within Kenya. Organised in collaboration with the University of Nairobi, an IAU Member, the Workshop ...