Andrés Christiansen

  • KU Leuven | Centre of Educational Effectiveness and Evaluation | Leuven | Belgium

PhD Project

Does one size fit all? Evaluating the cross-cultural validity of constructs

  • Explore the cross-cultural comparability of the tests and scales from background questionnaires for pupils and their parents, teachers, and principals
  • Identify the degree of measurement invariance; apply confirmatory factor analyses and item response theory on TIMSS and PISA

Curriculum Vitae

Education
  • 2018: Master of Science in Statistics at Pontifical Catholic University of Peru in Lima, Peru
  • 2013: Bachelor Social Psychology at Pontifical Catholic University of Peru in Lima, Peru
Work Experience
  • 2014-2018: Research specialist at Ministry of Education of Peru in Lima, Peru
  • 2017-2018: Freelance researcher United Nations Children’s Fund in Lima, Peru
Publications and Presentations
  • Ministerio de Educación. (September, 2018). Actitudes hacia la matemática y clima del error en estudiantes peruanos de secundaria [Attitudes toward mathematics error climate in Peruvian high school students]. Authorship ascribed to the institution.
  • Ministerio de Educación. (2018). Desafíos en la medición y el análisis del estatus socioeconómico de los estudiantes peruanos [Challenges in measuring and analyzing the socioeconomic status of Peruvian students]. Available here. Authorship ascribed to the institution.
  • Ministerio de Educación. (2017). El Perú en PISA 2015. Informe nacional de resultados [Peru in PISA 2015. National results report]. Available here. Authorship ascribed to the institution.
  • Ministerio de Educación. (2017). ¿Qué sucede con los aprendizajes en la transición de primaria a secundaria? Una mirada desde la equidad y la e ficacia escolar diferenciada [What happens to learning in the transition from primary to secondary. A look from equity and diferentiated school efectiveness]. Available here. Authorship ascribed to the institution.
  • Ministerio de Educación. (2016). Regiones en perspectiva. La influencia de los factores asociados al aprendizaje al término de la educación primaria [Regions in perspective. The influence of the factors associated with achievement at the end of primary education]. Available here. Authorship ascribed to the institution.
  • Ministerio de Educación. (2016). Género y brechas de aprendizaje en matemática al término de la educación primaria [Gender and learning gaps in mathematics at the end of primary education]. Available here. Authorship ascribed to the institution.
  • Ministerio de Educación. (2016). ¿Cuánto aprenden nuestros estudiantes al término de la educación primaria? Informe de logros de aprendizaje y sus factores asociados en la Evaluación Muestral 2013 [How much do our students learn at the end of primary education? EM 2013 results report]. Available here. Authorship ascribed to the institution.
  • Ministerio de Educación. (2016). La competencia matemática en estudiantes peruanos de 15 años. Predisposiciones de los estudiantes y sus oportunidades para aprender en el marco de PISA 2012 [Mathematical competence in 15-year-old Peruvian students. Students’ predispositions and their opportunities to learn in the context of PISA 2012]. Available here. Authorship ascribed to the institution.
  • Cruzado, P. & Christiansen, A. (2014). Ciudadanía, discriminación social e ideología política en el Perú urbano desde una perspectiva psicológica [Citizenship, social discrimination and political ideology in urban Peru from a psychological perspective], Cuadernos de Investigación IOP, 5, 1-35. Available here.
Academic Teaching
  • 2013-2018: Professor’s Assistant in Logic, Epistemology, Statistics and Introduction to Research at Pontifical Catholic University of Peru and Antonio Ruiz de Montoya University in Lima, Peru
Further Qualifications
  • 2016: Winner of the Research Support Program for Master Students, granted by the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, with the thesis proposal “Infuential analysis under Bayesian inference in high stakes assessments”
  • 2013: Winner of the II Contest of Interdisciplinary Projects with Projection towards the Community, granted by the Academic O
    ffice of Social Responsibility of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, with the proposal “Violence and human rights: the case of sex workers”