Training on the third associated factors of the Regional Comparative and Explanatory Study (TERCE)
The training is organized by the Latin American Laboratory for Assessment of the Quality of Education (LLECE) coordinated by OREALC / UNESCO Santiago and NIPS (). The event has the financial support of UNICEF and Educational Testing Service (ETS).
The course's main objective is training in the use of research methodologies for the study of associated factors and Learning Achievement with the participation of professionals from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras , Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic and Uruguay. The target group is involved in the development of TERCE who have experience and interest in the use of statistical models. "The course will take a practical approach and seeks to introduce participants to the use of hierarchical linear models (also called multilevel models), and also in the development, management and monitoring of research projects on" said Atilio Pizarro, head of the Planning, Management, Monitoring and Evaluation OREALC / UNESCO Santiago.