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Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)
Target Population

15-year-olds

Subjects
  • Reading literacy
  • Mathematics literacy
  • Science literacy
  • Problem solving
  • Financial literacy
Questionnaires

Student Questionnaire:

  • Student background/demographic characteristics
  • Home educational resources
  • Self-perceptions, beliefs, and attitudes about learning
  • Perceptions of teaching and instructional experiences
  • School climate and safety

School Questionnaire:

  • Policies and practices
  • Instructional time
  • School resources and technology
  • School climate and safety
  • School enrollment and characteristics
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Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS)
Target Population

4th-graders

Subjects
  • Reading
Questionnaires

Student Questionnaire:

  • Student background/demographic characteristics
  • Home educational resources
  • Self-perceptions, beliefs, and attitudes about learning
  • Perceptions of teaching and instructional experiences
  • School climate and safety

School Questionnaire:

  • Policies and practices
  • Instructional time
  • School resources and technology
  • School climate and safety
  • School enrollment and characteristics

Teacher Questionnaire:

  • Teacher background and professional preparation
  • Attitudes/beliefs about teaching/learning
  • Instructional time and practices
  • Teacher collaboration
  • Professional development
  • School climate and safety
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Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
Target Population

4th- and 8th-graders

Subjects
  • Mathematics
  • Science
Questionnaires

Student Questionnaire:

  • Student background/demographic characteristics
  • Home educational resources
  • Self-perceptions, beliefs, and attitudes about learning
  • Perceptions of teaching and instructional experiences
  • School climate and safety

School Questionnaire:

  • Policies and practices
  • Instructional time
  • School resources and technology
  • School climate and safety
  • School enrollment and characteristics

Teacher Questionnaire:

  • Teacher background and professional preparation
  • Attitudes/beliefs about teaching/learning
  • Instructional time and practices
  • Teacher collaboration
  • Professional development
  • School climate and safety
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Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)
Target Population

Adults ages 16-65

Subjects
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Problem solving in technology-rich environments
Questionnaires

Background Questionnaire:

  • Educational background
  • Workplace experiences and skills
  • Occupational attainment
  • Skills use (reading, writing, math and ICT) at work and at home
  • English language learners' skills (speaking, reading and writing)
  • Civic participation
  • Health behaviors and practices
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Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS)
Target Population

Teachers and principals

Subjects

TALIS is an international study of teachers, teaching, and learning environments. It does not include student assessment data.

Questionnaires

Teacher Questionnaire:

  • Characteristics of teachers and their schools
  • Induction, mentoring, and professional development
  • Teacher appraisal and feedback
  • Teacher practices and classroom environments
  • Teacher self-efficacy and job satisfaction

Principal Questionnaire:

  • Characteristics of principals and their schools
  • School leadership
  • Induction, mentoring, and professional development
  • Teacher appraisal and feedback
  • School climate
  • Principal job satisfaction
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We welcome your suggestions on how to improve the IDE. Please send an e-mail to NCESinternational@ ed.gov.

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