Catalina Lomos

Catalina Lomos

Ms.

  • 11, Porte des Sciences, Maison des Sciences Humaines

    L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette/Belval

    Luxembourg

20112021

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Research summary

Catalina Lomos is a researcher in education, who obtained a Research Master degree and a PhD degree from University of Groningen, the Netherlands. Her research has been performed within the framework of the school effectiveness and school improvement, with a focus on school and teacher learning processes and their relationships with student success. Her PhD work defined and measured comprehensibly the concept of Teacher Professional Community (PC/PLC) and related its functioning with student achievement level in secondary schools.

Main fields of research interest

  • Digitalization in Education – digital learning platforms and student learning
  • School effectiveness and school improvement research
  • Teacher professional learning communities (PLCs) and student success
  • Cross-cultural research and its methodological issues (theoretical relationships, measurement equivalence of latent concepts, etc)
  • School-related predictors of student success, using the ICILS 2018 dataset
  • Teachers’ use of ICT for teaching and learning in Luxembourg and across countries 

Key projects 

  • MathemaTIC - students' and teachers' use of the digital learning platform in Luxembourg
  • PLC fir MathemaTIC - teacher training program in Luxembourg for teachers working with digital learning tools and their experience with it
  • User Experience for MathemaTIC - in-depth qualitative and user-experience investigation of MathemaTIC use 
  • ICILS 2018 - International Computer and Information Literacy Study - National Research Coordinator (NRC) for Luxembourg
  • ICILS 2023 - International Computer and Information Literacy Study - National Research Coordinator (NRC) for Luxembourg

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

External positions

IEA General Assembly - Luxembourg representative, International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA)

1 Jan 2020 → …

ICILS National Research Coordinator for Luxembourg, International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA)

1 Jan 2017 → …

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