PIRLS 2021 (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) International Results in Reading, the highly anticipated report detailing PIRLS 2021 reading achievement and contextual data, is now available online.
ERME Topic Conferences (ETC) are organized by European Society for Research in Mathematics and Education (ERME) on a specific research theme or themes related to the work of ERME as presented in associated Thematic Working Groups at CERME conferences. The proposals submission deadline is 25 August, 2023.
IEA has recently published the Methods and Procedures: PIRLS 2021 Technical Report. The report includes information on the development and implementation of PIRLS 2021 and on the way of reporting of the findings. Chapter 1 to 3 introduces to study instruments, chapter 4 to 7 give an overview of the data collection, and chapters 8 to 15 present how the data collected was analyzed and reported.
Department for Educational Research at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria is looking for an International Research Fellowship. The deadline for the application is June 10, 2023.
The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) related publication should provide information on how to support adults in the U.S. who began but did not complete educational qualifications. The paper addresses the following research questions:
1. How does not completing educational qualifications vary by numeracy proficiency levels?
2. Which background characteristics are related to not completing educational qualifications?
3. Do relationships between background characteristics and non-completion vary by numeracy proficiency levels?
Among other things, the results show that highly skilled adults and less educated adults were more likely to drop out of educational programs without completing their intentions and earning new qualifications.