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Jennifer Vinas-Forcade

Jennifer Vinas-Forcade


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Publications (7)
Recruiting highly motivated and capable individuals to train and later work as teachers is key for improving instructional quality. Yet, research suggests students who performed best in secondary school often prefer other professions. We use a longitudinal retrospective survey of high-school graduates who completed the PISA-2009 assessment to deter...
To access tertiary studies, to “land” a better job, to not have to go through what their parents went through, or just “to be someone in life” —students from socioeconomically disadvantaged neighborhoods are quick to provide a myriad of reasons why they ought to complete secondary education. In most societies nowadays all children, disadvantaged or...
In 2016, Uruguay started gathering longitudinal student data to improve educational trajectories by putting in place an ‘early alert’ system. Underlying the system is the understanding that prior schooling predicts likelihood of grade repetition and grade repetition predicts later school dropout, while close follow‐up can help prevent both repetiti...
Educational transitions, for example from primary to secondary school, have been associated with school drop-outs, particularly for students from lower socio-economic backgrounds. As a response, some educational systems have implemented summer programs, although with mixed results. Yet, these evaluations mostly assess programs' quantitative impact...
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Reconociendo el rol clave de los docentes en la mejora de la calidad de la educación brindada por los sistemas educativos, principalmente en los procesos de enseñanza y aprendizaje, se propone el análisis de las consignas de pruebas escritas en la aproximación al desempeño docente y su evaluación. Se presenta la prueba escrita como herramienta que...


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