Ana María Mejía Rodríguez

University of Cyprus | Department of Education | Nicosia | Cyprus

PhD Project

Distal and proximal causes of student achievement

  • Search for factors at school and system-level that are associated with quality and equity of effectiveness using cognitive and affective data from International Large-Scale Assessments (e.g., PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS)
  • Explore possibilities of combining data from international comparative studies with other available international databases (e.g., Education at a Glance, European Social Survey, World Inequality Database on Education)

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2018: Master of Science in Educational Science & Technology at University of Twente in Enschede, the Netherlands
  • 2015: Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Guadalajara, México
Work Experience
  • 2015: Freelance consultant for Mexicanos Primero Jalisco in Guadalajara, México
  • 2014: Internship at Mexicanos Primero Jalisco in Guadalajara, México
Publications & Presentations
  • Mejía Rodríguez, A. M., & Kyriakides, L. (2019, September). What Makes Countries More Effective Than Others in Promoting Quality and Equity in Education? A Systematic Review of the Literature. Presentation at the European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Hamburg.
  • Mejía-Rodríguez, A.M., Luyten, H. & Meelissen, M.R.M. (2020). Gender Differences in Mathematics Self-concept Across the World: an Exploration of Student and Parent Data of TIMSS 2015. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education,
  • Mejía-Rodríguez, A.M. (2020, November). What Makes Countries Effective in Promoting Quality in Education? A Meta-Analysis. Presentation at the Brown Bag Seminar of the Centre for Educational Measurement (CEMO), Oslo.