Michael O. Martin and Ina V.S. Mullis, Executive Directors of the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College, and IEA Executive Director Dirk Hastedt welcomed representatives of the PIRLS 2016 and PIRLS 2021 countries to Hamburg, Germany.
Ina V.S. Mullis presented an overview of PIRLS 2021 tasks and schedules.
Michael O. Martin led a discussion on ePIRLS 2021 and the digital version of PIRLS 2021.
Dirk Hastedt welcomed participants of PIRLS 2021 to Hamburg, Germany.
The IEA Hamburg team — (back row) Sabine Meinck, Nadine Radermacher, Falk Brese, Milena Taneva, (front row) İpek Eraydın, Minge Chen, Duygu Savaşcı, Umut Atasever, and Zarrinigor Nazimova — trained participants in use of the IEA International Database Analyzer to analyze PIRLS 2016 data.
Falk Brese of IEA Hamburg delivered a presentation on using the IEA IDB Analyzer to merge PIRLS 2016 data.
Nadine Radermacher of IEA Hamburg assisted Karen Roux of South Africa.
Endre Kassai of Hungary was guided by Umut Atasever and Milena Taneva of IEA Hamburg.
Megan Chamberlain of New Zealand trained in use of the IEA IDB Analyzer with Zarrinigor Nazimova of IEA Hamburg.
Nadine Radermacher of IEA Hamburg checked in with Mahmood Al A’ali and Sara Al-Zari of Bahrain.
Ahmed Almaskut of Statistics Canada presented an overview of PIRLS 2021 sample design and procedures.
Milena Taneva of IEA Hamburg gave an overview of data processing.
PIRLS Executive Directors Michael O. Martin and Ina V.S. Mullis, Karen Wixson of Educational Testing Service, and Liz Twist of the National Foundation for Education Research reviewed PIRLS 2021 literary and informational passages with participants.
From left: Sylvie LaRoche of Statistics Canada and Umut Atasever of IEA Hamburg consulted with Ali Al Rasbi, Hessa Al Wahhabi, Shaikha Al Zaabi, and Moza Rashid Ghufli of the United Arab Emirates, as well as Mariam Al Ali and Mohammed Mazheruddin of Dubai.
Irene Wong I Lin, Tang Wai Keong, and Wai Ki Yiao of Macao SAR consulted with Duygu Savaşcı of IEA Hamburg.
Caroline Prendergast of the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College helped countries review literary and informational passages for PIRLS 2021.
Martin Hooper of the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College led a review of PIRLS 2021 Context Questionnaire Scales and Context Questionnaires.
Sylvie LaRoche of Statistics Canada and Umut Atasever of IEA Hamburg consulted with Zaneta Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Franziska Schwabe and Nele McElvany of Germany discussed sampling with Duygu Savaşcı and Heiko Sibberns of IEA Hamburg.
Elena Zozulia and Marina Dolgikh of Moscow City, Russian Federation, consulted with Sylvie LaRoche of Statistics Canada and Umut Atasever.