Areas of work

Given the mission and the goals INERI has, its areas of work cover a broad range of activities related to assessment, evaluation and research in education. INERI provides continuous support and consultancy in the areas listed below. If you do not find certain area you are interested in the list, please do not hesitate to contact us.

  • Assessment and survey design

    • Overall study design, assessment/survey frameworks
    • Target population definition and sampling design
    • Sampling
    • Instrument design
  • Preparation of measurement instruments

    • Item writing
    • Test composition
    • Questionnaire development
  • Data collection and data processing

    • Data collection procedures
    • Data entry
    • Scoring
    • Preparation of final data sets for analysis
  • Scaling contextual and cognitive data

    • Definition of theoretical constructs
    • Scale construction and validation
    • Standard settings
  • Analysis

    • Psychometric analysis of items and instruments
    • Quantitative statistical analysis and modeling
    • In-depth/secondary analysis of data from large-scale assessments and surveys
    • Development of analysis methods and techniques, algorithms and software
    • Qualitative analysis of legislative and other documentation
  • Reporting

    • Reports from local, national and international assessments and surveys
    • Books and monographs on specific topics
    • Research papers
    • Policy briefs
  • Policy analysis and advice for policy-makers

  • Training activities

    • Assessment and survey design
    • Item writing and test composition
    • Data analysis (including large-scale assessments)
    • Statistical programming
    • Scaling and standard settings