The contribution of student, teacher and school characteristics to secondary school students' reading comprehension

01 October 2017 → 30 September 2021
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Education curriculum
    • Education systems
    • General pedagogical and educational sciences
    • Specialist studies in education
    • Other pedagogical and educational sciences
reading instruction reading comprehension secondary education vocational track educational effectiveness research
Project description

This research project investigates which student, teacher, and school characteristics are related to secondary school students’ reading comprehension. Research objective 1 (RO1) studies the relationship between these characteristics at different levels in conjunction. RO2 specifically
focuses on generic key teaching/instruction mechanisms, and RO3 on the implementation and evaluation of a teacher professional development program aiming at enhancing students’ reading comprehension.