From left: IEA Executive Director Dirk Hastedt, TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center Executive Directors Michael Martin and Ina Mullis, and Helder Sousa and João Marôco, of the Board of Directors at the Instituto de Avaliação Educativa, I.P., greeted each other at the opening reception.
João Costa, Portugal’s State Secretary of Education, addressed TIMSS participants.
Michael Martin, Executive Director of the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, made opening remarks at the 7th TIMSS NRC Meeting.
Ina Mullis, Executive Director of the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, and Dirk Hastedt, IEA Executive Director, listened to a speaker.
Dr. Ina Mullis, TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center Executive Director, led a discussion at the conference.
Pierre Foy, of the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, spoke about achievement scaling methodology.
Milena Taneva, Data Processing Project Manager for the IEA Data Processing and Research Center, delivered a presentation on data processing and documentation.
David Ebbs, IEA Research Officer, delivered his report on translation verification.
Sebastian Meyer, International Studies Research Analyst for the IEA DPC, spoke with Christina Swensson and Jamie Jackson of England.
From the IEA DPC: Milena Taneva, Data Processing Project Manager, consulted with Oliver Neuschmidt, International Studies Senior Research Analyst, and Sabine Meinck, Sampling Research Analyst.
Andrea Juan of South Africa worked with Shou Xiang Chen of Statistics Canada.
Sylvie LaRoche of Statistics Canada worked with Chris Averett and Stephen Provasnik of the United States.
IEA Executive Director Dirk Hastedt spoke about future developments at the 7th TIMSS NRC Meeting.
Liv Sissel Gronmo of Norway made comments during a discussion about report exhibits.
Magnus Oskarsson of Sweden contributed to the discussion.
Frederick Leung of Hong Kong SAR participated in a discussion.
Juliane Hencke, International Studies Senior Research Analyst at the IEA DPC, gave a presentation on eTIMSS, a computerized mathematics and science assessment being introduced for 2019.
João Marôco, Portugal's National Research Coordinator for TIMSS and PIRLS, made remarks at the conference.