Jana Strakova

Selected publications

  • Straková, J., Simonová, J., Greger, D. (2018). Improving mathematics results: does teachers’ academic optimism matter? A study of lower secondary schools. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 29, 3, 446-463.
  • Straková, J., Greger, D.,  Soukup, P. (2017). ‘Factors affecting the transition of fifth graders to the academic track in the Czech Republic’, International Studies in Sociology of Education, 26, 2, 288-309.
  • Münich, D., Matějů, P., Straková, J., Smith, M., L. (2016). ‘Structural embeddedness of students’ professional expectations: the Czech Republic and Taiwan in comparative perspective’. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, DOI: 10.10 80/03057925.2017.1377059.
  • Ivatts, A., Čada, K., Felcmanová, L., Greger, D., Straková, J. (2015). Special Report on Roma Inclusion in Early Childhood Education and Care. Czech Republic, Praha: OSF.
  • Straková, J., Simonová, J. (2015). ‘Beliefs of Czech Teachers as a Prerequisite for Effective Teaching’, Studia paedagogica, 4/20, 53-70.
  • Straková, J. (2015). ‘Strong vocational education – a safe way to the labour market? A case study of the Czech Republic’, Educational Research, 57, 2, 168-181.
  • Straková, J., Simonová, J. (2013). ‘Assessment in the school systems of the Czech Republic’, Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, DOI:10.1080/0969594X.2013.787970.
  • Straková, J., Simonová, J., Polechová, J. (2011). Overcoming School Failure. Background report for the Czech Republic. Praha: ÚIV, 2011.
  • Straková, J. (2010). ‘Development of achievement disparities in Czech primary and secondary education’, Journal for Educational Research Online/ Journal für Bildungsforschung Online, 2, 1, 53-71.
  • Straková, J. (2010). ‘Monitoring Educational Inequalities in the Czech Republic: Resources, Data and Findings’, p. 139-158 in Best, H. & Wenninger, A. (eds): Landmark 1989. Central and Eastern European societies twenty years after system change. Berlin: LIT Verlag.