External events

LEA's research and training network provides seminars and training sessions on specific occasions. Topics include international large-scale assessments, data analysis, and academic writing.


Time and place: Sep. 3, 2019 12:30 PMSep. 6, 2019 5:30 PM, Hamburg University, Germany

The next ECER addresses topics around 'Education in an Era of Risk – the Role of Educational Research for the Future'. Besides, it includes presentations of current research in educational sciences in general.

Time and place: June 26, 2019 9:00 AMJune 28, 2019 8:00 PM, Aarhus University Copenhagen

The 8th IRC addresses issues surrounding the measurement, reporting, and evaluation of differences in the IEA's international large-scale studies. "The differences that make a difference" is the theme for the conference in 2019.

Time and place: Jan. 9, 2019 1:15 PM3:15 PM, Helga Engs Hus, Auditorium 1

The research group LinCon hosts an open seminar "Betydningen av sosial bakgrunn og fattigdom for barns læring: Mekanismer og tiltak". Monica Melby-Lervåg, Henrik D. Zachrisson, Arne Lervåg, and Eric Dearing will present their latest research on the relation between socioeconomic factors and skills in the areas of language, reading, general cognition, and school achievement.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 2:00 PMNov. 9, 2018 12:50 PM, OECD Headquarters, Paris

This year's OECD Methodological Conference focuses on the comparability of questionnaire scales across countries and brings to attention existing approaches to measurement invariance testing. The conference highlights promising developments to establish cross-country comparability in international large-scale surveys.

Time and place: Nov. 8, 2018 9:00 AMNov. 10, 2018 7:00 PM, Arnhem/Nijmegen, the Netherlands

The Association for Educational Assessment-Europe hosts an annual conference on current topics surrounding educational assessment. This year's topic reads: "Building Bridges to Future Educational Assessment".

Time and place: Sep. 27, 2018 12:00 PMSep. 28, 2018 2:00 PM, Hanaholmen Cultural Centre in Espoo, Finland

The Northern Lights Conference 2018 presents findings from two key large-scale studies, PISA and TIMSS. The joint Nordic report "Northern Lights on TIMSS ans PISA" forms the basis for all presentations and is officially published during the conference.