Martin Goy, a junior researcher at the Institute for School Development Research (IFS) at Dortmund University of Technology, gave a seminar "entitled "German National Educational Panel Study (NEPS): From Lower to Upper Secondary School".
German National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) is a longitudinal survey that aims to gather data regarding the development of individual education and competence development and their interaction with learning environments, social inequality, migration and educational outcomes over the course of a lifetime. Martin Goy´s presentation will focus on NEPS Stage 4 that studies students in lower secondary school and their transition to upper secondary education.
Martin Goy, M.A., is a junior researcher at the Institute for School Development Research (IFS) at Dortmund University of Technology. He studied Educational Science, English and German Language and Literature, and Journalism at the Universities of Hamburg and Warwick, England. He holds a degree in Journalism (minor), a Staatsexamen degree (M.A.) in Higher Secondary Education for the school subjects English and German, as well as a Master’s degree in Educational Science. Since September 2007 he is a junior researcher and Ph.D. candidate of Prof. Dr. Wilfried Bos at IFS, where he is a member of the research staffs for PIRLS 2006 and for Stage 4 of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS). His research interests include international and comparative education, large-scale assessments, and the development and facilitation of reading literacy.