PIRLS 2021 (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) International Results in Reading, the highly anticipated report detailing PIRLS 2021 reading achievement and contextual data, and the International Database is now available online.
The present report follows up the OECD’s Survey of Adult Skills (PIAAC), collecting expert judgements in 2021 on whether computers can solve the PIAAC literacy and numeracy tests. It is part of a comprehensive ongoing project on assessing AI. This study shows that AI could potentially outperform large shares of the population on PIAAC – 90% of adults in literacy and 57-88% of adults in numeracy.
Children who are involved in home learning activities, such as singing songs, writing numbers, etc., perform better in science and mathematics in the fourth grade. This brief analyzes the gender differences in parental involvement with a child's education as measured through participation in early home learning activities using data from the IEA's TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) 2019.
A report on technology in education has recently released by Global Education Monitoring (GEM). The report examines three system-wide requirements that must be fulfilled for any educational technology to succeed, including access to technology, governance regulation, and teacher preparation.
Results show that attitudes toward reading have declined, on average, across many countries. Fourth graders internationally are reporting that they enjoy reading less and less. IEA Teacher Snippet number two provides four strategies to inspire positive attitudes toward reading and foster confidence in reading backed by data from IEA's PIRLS (Progress in International Reading and Literacy Study).
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PISA in Focus is a series of monthly education policy-oriented notes designed to describe a PISA topic in a concise, user-friendly way.
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.
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.