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PIRLS 2016 Assessment Framework, 2nd Edition

Presents the framework for the three fourth grade reading comprehension assessments taking place in 2016…

TIMSS 2015 Assessment Frameworks

Describes frameworks for the five mathematics and science assessments taking place in 2015…


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  • Feb
  • 1st TIMSS 2019 National Research Coordinators meeting to review/update frameworks and context questionnaires, and discuss sampling plans (Hamburg, Germany)
  • March
  • National Research Coordinators complete an online survey about the mathematics and science frameworks
  • April
  • 2nd TIMSS 2019 National Research Coordinators meeting to develop items and scoring guides, and review questionnaires (Hamburg, Germany)
  • June
  • 8th PIRLS 2016 National Research Coordinators meeting to review draft International Report (Riga, Latvia)
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