Publications 2011

Articles Close, S., Shiel, G., Kiniry, J., & Millar, D. (2011). Assessing reasoning and problem solving  in Junior Cycle mathematics: Lessons from a pilot study. In T. Dooley, D. Corcoran & M. Ryan ‎‎(Eds.), Proceedings of the fourth national conference on research in mathematics education ‎‎(MEI4). 104-116. Dublin: St Patrick’s College.‎ Cosgrove, J., & Cunningham,Read more…

Publications 2010

Articles Eivers, E. (2010). PISA: Issues in implementation and interpretation.  Irish Journal of Education, 38, 94-118. Gilleece, L., Cosgrove, J., & Sofroniou, N. (2010). Equity in mathematics and science outcomes: Characteristics associated with high and low achievement on PISA 2006 in Ireland. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 8, 475-496 Kellaghan, T. (2010).  EvaluationRead more…

Publications 2009

Articles 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,Read more…

Publications 2008

Articles 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:Read more…

Publications 2007

Articles Brozo, W., Shiel, G., & Topping, K. (2007). Engagement in reading: Lessons learned from three PISA countries.Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 51(4), 304-315. DOWNLOAD Close, S., Oldham, E., Surgenor, P., Shiel, G., Dooley, T., & O’Leary, M. (2007). Are calculators detrimental to students’ mathematical development? The effects of introducing calculators into the IrishRead more…

Publications 2006

Articles Eivers, E., & Kennedy, D. (2006). The PISA assessment of scientific literacy. Irish Journal of Education, 37, 101-119. Kellaghan, T. (2006). What monitoring mechanisms can be used for cross-national (and national) studies? In K. N. Ross & I. J. Genevois (Eds.), Cross-national studies of the quality of education: Planning their design and managing theirRead more…

Publications 2005

Articles Cosgrove, J., Oldham, E.E., & Close, S. (2005). Assessment of mathematics in PISA 2003: Achievements of Irish 15-year olds in an international context. In S. Close, T. Dooley, & D. Corcoran (Eds.), Proceedings of the First National Conference of Research in Mathematics Education. Dublin: St Patrick’s College. Pp. 193-208. Cosgrove, J., Zastrutzki, S., &Read more…

Publications 2004

Articles Cosgrove, J. (2004). Procedure used to adjust for non-response in the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA 2000) and implications for the interpretation of student achievement outcomes in Ireland. In M. Murphy, & L. McHugh (Eds.), NUI Maynooth: Postgraduate Research Record: Proceedings of the Colloquium 2004. Maynooth: NUI Maynooth. Pp. 55-59. Cosgrove, J.,Read more…

Publications 2003

Articles Archer, P. (2003). The ebb and flow of consensus seeking: 1988 to 2003. In Reflections in a time of change. A tribute to Sr Teresa McCormack. Dublin: CORI Education Commission. Pp.21-43. Cosgrove, J., & Forde, P. (2003). National assessments of English reading in Ireland. In G. Shiel and U. Ní Dhálaigh (Eds.), Other waysRead more…

Publications 2002

Articles Archer, P., & McCormack, T. (2002). Lay trusteeship and a vision of the future of Irish Catholic education: A response to David Tuohy, S.J. Studies, 91, 55-61. Cosgrove, J., Shiel, G., & Kennedy, D. (2002). The performance of Irish students in scientific literacy in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Irish Journal ofRead more…