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2010 NCES International Database Training (2010 International Database Training)

Description: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, will sponsor a 3-day seminar on the use of NCES International Databases: the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS).

Application Deadline: June 30, 2010

For more information about PISA, TIMSS, and PIRLS, including the content of questionnaires, sample items, publications, and other products, visit the study website listed below.
Type: Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance
Audience: This seminar is open to advanced graduate students and faculty members from colleges and universities nationwide, and to researchers, education practitioners, and policy analysts from state and local education agencies and professional associations.

In order to better accommodate an expected high level of interest in the International Database Training, we will be accepting up to 40 applicants this year instead of 30 (as done in previous years).
Location: The Churchill Hotel
1914 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Dates: August 23-25, 2010
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts:   Contact Jackson, Patricia from Synergy Enterprises, Inc. at (240) 485-1700, Fax (240) 485-1709