Laura Raffaella Zieger

University College London | Institute of Education | London | United Kingdom

PhD Project

The impact of measurement error in background data on PISA scale scores

  • Replication of the achievement scale scores in PISA 2012 and PISA 2015
  • Identification of measurement error and invariance in PISA background data
  • Investigation of possible effects of measurement error and methodology changes

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2018: Master of Science in Data science at TU Dortmund University in Dortmund, Germany
  • 2016: Bachelor of Science in Data analysis and management at TU Dortmund University in Dortmund, Germany
Work Experience
  • 2013-2018: Research assistant at Institute for Research on Education and School Development, TU Dortmund University, Dortmund, Germany
  • 2017-2018: Internship at FFT Education Datalab in London, United Kingdom
Publications and Presentations
  • Zieger, L. R., Jerrim, J., & Sims, S. (submitted). Comparing teachers’ job satisfaction across countries. A multiple-pairwise measurement invariance approach.
  • Zieger, L. R., Sims, S., & Jerrim, J. (submitted). Comparing the quality of teacher working conditions across ten countries.
  • Steinmann, I., Zieger, L. R., Hogrebe, N., & Strietholt, R. (2016). Lesen Kinder, die nicht in der Kita waren, am Ende der Grundschule schlechter? In R. Strietholt, W. Bos, H. G. Holtappels, & N. McElvany (eds.): Jahrbuch der Schulentwicklung Band 19: Daten, Beispiele und Perspektiven (pp 161-185). Weinheim, Basel: Beltz Juventa.
  • Bos, W., Drossel, K., & Zieger, L. (2014). Kinder- und Jugendarbeit in Dortmund: Studie zur Situation freiwillig Mitarbeitender in der Dortmunder Kinder- und Jugendarbeit. Dortmund: Jugendring Dortmund.
Academic Teaching
  • 2016: Analysis of large-scale assessments with R: data management, missing values, variance estimation, plausible values
Further Qualifications
  • 2016: Spring School on Advanced Methods in Educational Research (Longitudinal Structure Equation Modeling) in Oslo, Norway
  • 2015: Spring School on Advanced Methods in Educational Research (Measurement Theory and Models) in Dortmund, Germany