Introductory Videos about PIRLS

Video for parents/guardians This video provides information about PIRLS for parents/guardians of children who have been selected to take part in the study. Click here for video.   Video for pupils This video provides information about PIRLS for pupils who have been selected to take part in the study. If you are the teacher ofRead more…

ERC launches new report on teachers’ professional learning (TPL), with a focus on student wellbeing

The Educational Research Centre (ERC) is delighted to launch a report on the first phase of a three-year study commissioned by the Department of Education, the purpose of which is to develop an evaluation framework for teachers’ professional learning in Ireland, with a focus on student wellbeing. The report can be downloaded here. The executive summaryRead more…

Research Fellow Vacancy

The ERC is recruiting a Research Fellow, a senior researcher with responsibility for the ERC’s tests and large-scale assessment programme. For more information on how to apply please see the Recruitment Notice [in English] or [in Irish]. Closing date is December 4th.  Applications and queries can be sent to vacancies@erc.ie.

Job vacancies at the ERC

The ERC is seeking applications from qualified candidates for three positions – IT Manager (Assistant Principal), HR Officer (Executive Officer), and Clerical Officer. The deadline for submitting applications for all three positions is 5pm on Wednesday, Sept 2. Further information on the positions and details of how to apply are at the links below. Applications andRead more…

Folúntais do Chúntóirí Taighde – Research Assistant Vacancies

Tá folúntais do Chúntóirí Taighde le Gaeilge ag an FTO. Is cóir iarratais, le litir chumhdaigh agus curriculum vitae le hainmneacha beirt mholtóirí, a chur go vacancies@erc.ie, faoi 5.00 i.n. ar an Aoine, 19 Meitheamh, 2020. ​(Ba chóir go gcruthódh iarratais ar ríomhphost uathfhreagra – muna bhfaigheann tú freagra go luath tar éis duit d’iarratas a chur isteach,Read more…

Temporary Posts – PISA 2020

Between 5th and 22nd May 2020, the Educational Research Centre (ERC) will be involved in coding student responses on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and is seeking temporary staff to assist with this. PISA is an international computer-based assessment of 15-year-olds in science, reading and mathematics. It is a study of the OECDRead more…