International publications


  • Säälik, Ü., Malin, A., & Nissinen, K. (2013). The role of learning strategies in PISA 2009 in Estonia: metacognitive skillfulness giving readers a head start. In J. Mikk, M. Veisson, & P. Luik (Eds.), Change in teaching and learning (pp. 65-82). Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang publishing group.
  • Kupari, P., & Nissinen, K. (2013). Background factors behind mathematics achievement in Finnish education context: Explanatory models based on TIMSS 1999 and TIMSS 2011 data. In 5th IEA International Research Conference (IRC-2013). International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement. Retrieved from
  • Brink, S., Nissinen, K., & Vettenranta, J. (2013). Equity and excellence: evidence for policy formulation to reduce the difference in PISA performance between Swedish speaking and Finnish speaking students in Finland. Jyväskylä, Finland: Jyväskylän yliopisto, Koulutuksen tutkimuslaitos. Tutkimusselosteita / Koulutuksen tutkimuslaitos, 47. Retrieved from