Newsletter Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education (LLECE)

N°17. June-November 2015

Latin America: brief review of the SERCE-TERCE and PISA tests

By Axel Rivas, head researcher at the Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC), Buenos Aires.

Editorial

July was an important month for the Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education (LLECE), as the results of the Third Regional Comparative and Explanatory Study (TERCE) were delivered and disseminated. The message was resounding: academic performance in Latin America improved, but inequalities and other factors continue to affect learning, especially in the most vulnerable countries within the region. More

 

COLUMN

Maximising the use of TERCE findings for change and improvement in education
By Atilio Pizarro, Section Chief for Planning, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation Regional Bureau of Education for Latin America and the Caribbean, OREALC/UNESCO Santiago

ARTICLES

Information Brokerage: Role of Planners in the “Enlightenment” of the Assessment and Policy Linkage
By Laura Paviot y Mioko Saito International Institute for Educational Planning, UNESCO/ IIEP

Use of TERCE study data in Brazil
By Marco César Araujo Pereira, national coordinator of LLECE in Brazil

TERCE and its impact on education policies in Colombia
By Andrés Gutiérrez - Ximena Dueñas, Colombian Institute for the Assessment of Education (ICFES)

What can we learn from large-scale assessments of learning?
By Moritz Bilagher, technical coordinator of the Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education (LLECE)

Dissemination of and support to the use of the TERCE database and the development of national reports
By Adriana Viteri, technical assistant to the Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education (LLECE)

Coordination Team at OREALC/UNESCO Santiago

Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education (LLECE)

  • Atilio Pizarro
    Section Chief for Planning, Management,
    Monitoring and Evaluation

    a.pizarro(at)unesco.org
  • Moritz Bilagher
    Technical Coordinator
    m.bilagher(at)unesco.org
  • Adriana Viteri
    Technical Assistant (Statistics and sampling)
    a.viteri(at)unesco.org
  • Eliana Chong
    Communications Assistant
    e.chong(at)unesco.org
  • Marcela Copetta
    Programme Assistant
    m.copetta(at)unesco.org
  • Roxana Riveros
    Programme Assistant
    r.riveros(at)unesco.org
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