CICED History


July 14, 2008

Russian Government signed the decree on establishment of Center for International Cooperation in Education Development (CICED)

launch of project “The monitoring of subject competencies of primary school students – SAM” and project “In-depth analysis of Russia results of PISA and PIRLS”

first 100 bank items (Math, Russian language and Science) for SAM monitoring are developed. Approbations took place in Republic of Karelia, Volgograd and Moscow

the concept of development of IC Literacy test is prepared and approved by the Expert Council. The IC Literacy test assess information and communication competencies of 14-15 y.o. pupils

partnerships established with Holland Institute of Education CITO and Centre for Formative assessment in Manchester University is launched

postgraduate program “Measurement in psychology and education” in Higher School of Economics in partnership with Massachusetts University is launched

postgraduate program “Management of educational systems on the basis of data” in Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Studies in partnership with Manchester University is launched

CICED experts participated in working groups of Fast Track Initiative (FTI)

IC Literacy Test  piloted  in the Republic of Armenia

READ Council took place in Moscow

Russian Training Center is established

First annual CICED conference took place in Athens, Greece

partnership agreement signed with UNESCO Institute of Statistics

CICED experts participated in working groups of Global Partnership for Education  (GPE)

SAM monitoring passed international expertise

CICED won Global Partnership for Education (GPE) grant competition

CICED experts participated in works of international expert group  Building Evidence in Education (BE2)

Russian Government approved second Russia Education Aid for Development program

launch of works on cross-country research in CIS countries

start of development of Instrument for Diagnosing of Teaching Practices for primary school

start of development of instrument for monitoring of effectiveness of developments in the sphere of educational

The conference on the launch of the READ program took place in Erevan, Republic of Armenia. The conference conducted together with the World Bank.

CICED participates in UNESCO technical groups for Global Alliance for Monitoring Learning with participation of 2 meetings in Mexico City, Mexico and Madrid, Spain

SAM monitoring is localized in the Republic of Belarus

approbations for cross-country research includes SAM questionnaires for students and teachers

start of the development of SAM monitoring for secondary school

start of the development assessment tools “Lesson with in-built diagnostics”

study tour to the World Bank Headquarters in Washington DC and Educational Testing Services (ETS)

research contest for teachers “Practices for in-classroom assessment”

joint conference with Eurasian Association for Educational Assessment

(EAOKO) in St. Petersburg

research and practice seminar in Minsk with participation of specialists from 6 countries

CICED experts participate in Winter Academy organized by ETS and EIRI Institute in Rome, Italy