Publications 2008


  • Kellaghan, T. (2008). IEA studies and educational policy. In W. Harlen (Ed.), Student assessment and testing. London: Sage. Pp. 394-412.
  • Kellaghan, T. (2008). Qué mecanismos de monitoreo se pueden utilizar para efectuar ‎estudios internacionales comparados y estudios nacionales? In K.N. Ross and I.J.  ‎Genevois (Eds.), Estudios internacionales sobre la calidad de la educación. Paris: ‎International Institute for Educational Planning. Pp. 54-70.
  • Kellaghan, T., & Madaus, G.F. (2008). External (public) examinations. In W. Harlen (Ed.), Student assessment and testing. London: Sage. Pp. 369-393.
  • Sofroniou, N., Hoad, D., & Einbeck, J. (2008). League tables for literacy survey data based on random effect models. In P. Eilers (Ed.), Proceedings of the 23rd International Workshop on Statistical Modelling, Utrecht, Netherlands: University of Utrecht. Pp. 406–409.
  • Surgenor, P., & Shiel, G. (2008). Parity of provision? Learning support for English and mathematics in Irish primary schools. Irish Educational Studies, 27(2), 107-119


  • Archer, P., & Sofroniou, N. (2008). The assessment of levels of disadvantage in Primary Schools for DEIS.  Dublin: Educational Research Centre.
  • Close, S., Oldham, E., Surgenor, P., Shiel, G., Dooley, T., & O’Leary, M. (2008). The effects of calculator use on mathematics in schools and in certificate examinations: Final report on phase 2. Dublin: St Patrick’s College, Trinity College, Educational Research Centre.
  • Cosgrove, J., & Marshall, K. (2008). ICT usage and access in Irish primary schools: Identifying the gaps. Dublin: Liffey Press.
  • Eivers, E., Shiel, G., & Cunningham, R. (2008). Ready for tomorrow’s world? The competencies of Irish 15-year-olds in PISA 2006. Main report. Educational Research Centre.
  • Eivers, E., Shiel, G., & Pybus, E. (2008) A teacher’s guide to PISA science. Dublin: Educational Research Centre.
  • Greaney, V., & Kellaghan, T. (2008). Assessing national achievement levels in education. Washington D.C.: World Bank.
  • Postlethwaite, T.N., & Kellaghan, T. (2008). National assessments of educational achievement.  Paris: International Institute for Educational Planning; Brussels: International Academy of Education.


  • Educational Research Centre. (2008). Drumcondra Primary Mathematics Test – ‎Revised. Progress in mathematics:Using class-level performance bands and ‎monitoring progress over time. Supplement to the manuals for the DPMT-R, ‎Levels 1, 2, and 3-6. Dublin: Author.