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…

Temporary positions available for the scoring of student responses on reading assessments

The ERC is collaborating with the National Educational Psychological Service (NEPS) to standardise an assessment of English literacy skills, called the Post-Primary Assessment & Diagnosis – English, or PPAD-E. NEPS is responsible for liaising with schools and administering the assessment, while the ERC is responsible for the sampling of schools to take part, the administrationRead more…

ERC Vacancy – Research Fellow Methodologies

Applications are invited for the post of RESEARCH FELLOW (METHODOLOGIES) The Educational Research Centre (ERC) in Drumcondra, Dublin, was established as a Statutory Body in accordance with the Education Act (1998) in September 2015, but has been in existence since January 1966. Applications are invited for a senior research position with expertise in educational researchRead more…

Online Testing – System interruption

Sincere apologies for the intermittent interruption to service that we are experiencing today, and for the associated inconvenience. Our DOTS team is working with the developers to make sure the system is back running as normal as quickly as possible. Schools planning to test on 22nd or 23rd May may wish to contact dots@erc.ie forRead more…

Test Orders Update

You may already be aware that the Test Department is dealing with an unusually high volume of orders.  In order to deal with these as quickly as possible, the Test Department will not be taking calls between 14:00 -17:00 for the moment.  We will update you as this changes.

Temporary positions available – for the scoring of student responses on mathematics and science assessments

In May and June 2019, the Educational Research Centre (ERC) will be involved in scoring student responses on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS).  TIMSS is an international comparative study of mathematics and science achievement at both primary (Fourth class) and post-primary (Second Year) level. It takes place every four years andRead more…