• An analysis of parental satisfaction with school 

      Jerrim, John; Prieto Latorre, Claudia; López Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2022-06-30)
      This article presents an analysis of factors which are important in the satisfaction with schools during primary education by families. The empirical evidence herein is based on students attending primary education in ...
    • The difficulty of obtaining causal impact: an international analysis of students’ academic achievement 

      Jerrim, John; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; Shure, Nikki (2018-01-08)
      International large-scale assessments such as PISA are increasingly being used to benchmark the academic performance of young people across the world. Yet many of the technicalities underpinning these datasets are ...
    • Does it matter what students read? Evidence from Andalusia 

      Jerrim, John; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2020-01-21)
      There is a great amount of literature which states that promoting reading among students is of public interest. Nevertheless, there is scarce evidence on the differential influence that each type of readings can have on ...
    • Is homework the solution to low academic performance? 

      Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; Jerrim, John; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro (2018-01-29)
      Parental associations have long held the view that Spanish elementary school pupils spend too much time undertaking homework. This situation is so alarming that it has recently (2016) caused a ‘homework strike’, which has ...
    • Students’ Homework: Useful for their Learning 

      Jerrim, John; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro (2018-06-18)
      The debate on the effect of students’ homework time on their academic achievement has been extensively discussed; nevertheless, international research does not seem to have reach to any definitive result. This homework ...
    • Studying at home: worth it? 

      Jerrim, John; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2018-07-02)
      Homework time and its effect on students’ academic achievement is a relevant subject with worldwide repercussion. Nevertheless, although transcendental, this issue has been studied for primary education mostly by correlational ...
    • To weight or not to weight?: the case of PISA data 

      Jerrim, John; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutiérrez, Óscar David (2017-09-25)
      International large-scale assessments (ILSA) –like e.g. PISA, TIMSS, PIRLS, etc.– have obtained a high worldwide popularity among researchers to study students’ academic achievement. Nevertheless, in spite of their recently ...