• 02/13/2013 - 04:57

    The Higher Education SIG exists under the auspice of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). Made up of scholars, educators, and students from a range of professional backgrounds, the Higher Education SIG includes members from every major global region who are interested in the broad area of international post-secondary education. Read more...

  • 02/13/2013 - 04:57

    IISE’s another successful international potluck welcoming reception was held at IISE lounge (W. Posvar Hall) on Tuesday, 4 September 2012. Faculty members, students and staff members from different backgrounds have colored the event with bringing diversity to the reception.

  • 02/13/2013 - 05:38

    IISE is pleased to announce a recent publication by Dr. Sean Kelly, entitled "Assessing Teacher Quality: Understanding Teacher Effects on Instruction and Achievement". Dr. Kelly is an Assistant Professor and IISE Senior Research Fellow at the School of Education at the University of Pittsburgh. The book was published on 2 December 2011 by Teachers College Press.
    Down below, you can find our conversation with Dr. Kelly about his new book:

    • What sparked your interest in writing about teacher quality?

  • 02/13/2013 - 05:51

    Pictured from left to right are Heejin Park, John Weidman, Namgi Park, Deane Neubauer, James Jacob and Huiyuan Ye.

  • 02/13/2013 - 05:08


    On Wednesday, February 15, 2012, IISE held the IISE Awards Ceremony in the School of Education's Colloquium Room (5604 Wesley W. Posvar Hall) at the University of Pittsburgh. During the ceremony, the new Pittsburgh Studies in Comparative and International Education Book Series (PSCIE), and its inaugural volume Beyond the Comparative: Advancing Theory and Its Application to Practice were introduced. Members of the PSCIE International Advisory Board were also present.