Third report in ERC Research Series released

The third report in the ERC’s Research Series was released on June 27th 2018. The Research Series is designed to provide regular and accessible reports on aspects of the research carried out by the Centre.

The new report is titled Inside the post-primary classroom: Mathematics and science teaching in Second Year, written by Aidan Clerkin, Rachel Perkins, and Emma Chubb.  It uses data from TIMSS 2015 to describe the teaching of mathematics and science in Second Year classrooms.

  • Click here to download Inside the post-primary classroom: Mathematics and science teaching in Second Year.
  • Click here for the e-appendix (with additional statistical information).
  • Click here for the press release.

The second report in the Research Series, launched in December 2017, was Inside the primary classroom: What happens in Fourth Class?, written by Aidan Clerkin, Rachel Perkins, and Emma Chubb.

  • Click here for the report.
  • Click here for the press release.

The first report in the Research Series, also launched in December 2017, was Shaping Schools: What TIMSS tells us about education systems, written by Eemer Eivers and Emma Chubb.

  • Click here for the report.
  • Click here for the press release.

Further releases in the Research Series, including analysis of data from PIRLS 2016, are expected later in 2018.