Publications 2009


  • Brozo, W.G., Sutton Flint, E.S., Shiel, G., Persson, U.B., Garbe, C., & Dachkova, L. (2009). Content reading in four European Union countries. Reading Teacher, 62(3), 170-173.
  • Close, S., Millar, D., & Shiel, G. (2009). Characteristics and curriculum validity of test items for the National Assessment of Mathematics Achievement in 6th class. In D. Corcoran, T. Dooley, S., Close & R. Ward (Eds.),Proceedings of the Third National Conference on Research in Mathematics Education (MEI 3). Pp 77-89. Dublin: St Patrick’s College.
  • Close, S., & Shiel, G. (2009). Gender and PISA mathematics: Irish results in context. European Educational Research Journal, 8(1), 20-33.
  • Kellaghan, T. (2009). Donal F. Cregan. In J. Maguire & J. Quinn (Eds.), Dictionary of Irish biography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Pp. 987-988.
  • Kellaghan, T. (2009). The future of the teacher education continuum in Ireland: Opportunities and challenges.Oideas, 54, 14-29.
  • Shiel, G. & Eivers, E. (2009). International comparisons of reading literacy: What can they tell us? Cambridge Journal of Education, 39(3), 345-360.
  • Shiel, G., (2009). Gender differences in reading literacy in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). In C. Berg, L Kerger, N. Meisch & M. Milmeister (Eds.), Savoirs et engagements: Hommages á Georges Wirtgen. Pp. 65-78. Luxembourg: Université de Luxembourg.


  • Gilleece, L., Shiel, G., Perkins, R., & Proctor, M. (2009). Teaching and Learning International Survey (2008): National report for Ireland. Dublin: Educational Research Centre.
  • Kellaghan, T., Greaney, V., & Murray, T.S. (2009). Using the results of a national assessment of educational achievement. Washington DC: World Bank.
  • Shiel, G., Perkins, R., & Gilleece, L. (2009). OECD Teaching and learning international study (TALIS). Summary report for Ireland. Dublin: Educational Research Centre.
  • Weir, S., Archer, P., & Millar, D. (2009).  Educational disadvantage in primary schools in rural areas. Report No. 1: Analysis of English reading and mathematics achievement in schools in the rural dimension of the School Support Programme.  Report to the Department of Education and Science.  Dublin: Educational Research Centre.