Effectiveness and Efficiency Analysis of Education Systems in EU Countries Employing Secondary Big Data


EFECTAS it is open source program R, which integrates the three existing R program packages BIFIEsurvey, Edsurvey and intsvy. EFECTAS should help non-informatics researchers perform International Large-Scale Assessment (ILSA) data PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment), TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) and PIRLS (Progress in International Reding Literacy Study)  analysis easier. Program provides:

  • Descriptive statistics;
  • Pearson and Spearman correlation;
  • Linear and Logistic regression;
  • Multilevel analysis;


How to use program EFECTAS?

The computer must have the open source program R installed.

RStudio is installed for friendly environment.

Download EFECTAS and unzip it.

In RStudio, select File-> Open Project and open EFECTAS.Rproj

When the project opens, select EFECTAS.R

More detailed use of the program EFECTAS is given in the manual.






This project has received funding from European Social Fund (project No DOTSUT-39 (09.3.3-LMT-K-712-01-0018) / LSS-250000-57) under grant agreement with the Research Council of Lithuania (LMTLT).