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» Education (incl. training, pedagogy, didactics)
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Methodology of international surveys in education
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Christian Monseur is professor at the University of Liège. His main lectures are devoted to quantitative research’s methods, included sampling theory, measurement models and statistical analyses.
He has a primary teacher degree, a university degree in Educational Science and completed a Masters degree in applied statistics and computer science. Christian’s final Masters dissertation was a comparative analysis of school population sampling designs and sampling variance estimation techniques. Late 2004, he defended a PhD on international surveys in Education
Christian worked for ten years as a Research Assistant at the University of Liège in Belgium. From 1999 to the end of 2002, he had been a Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Council for Educational Research. He was data manager for the OECD/PISA study in 2000 and project director for the PISA Plus study (the implementation of OECD/PISA in a small number of non-OECD countries). As data manager for the PISA project, he performed all statistical analyses for the OECD initial report “Knowledge and Skills for Life” (OECD, 2001) and for the thematic report “Reading for a change: performance and engagement across countries” (OECD, 2002). He also wrote the PISA 2003 and the PISA 2006 database manuals. More recently, he was the sampling referee for the IEA SITES project on the implementation of Information and Communication Technologies in schools.
He is currently member of the Technical Expert Group of the IEA ICCS study, member of the OECD PISA Technical Expert Group and of the OECD PIAAC survey.