Getting ready for PIAAC 5

Getting ready for PIAAC 5

Getting ready for PIAAC 5

Date posted: October 7, 2013

The International and pan-Canadian reports from PIAAC will be released tomorrow.

The pan-Canadian report will look at Canada’s results in an international context and will include information for Canada such as human capital in Canada , changes in literacy and numeracy between 2003 and 2011, and Canada’s results in the context of Aboriginal populations, recent immigrants, and official language minority communities. More reports are scheduled for release in 2014 and 2015.

Still wondering what to expect from PIAAC? Here’s a slide presentation from William Thorn of OECD that outlines what we can expect tomorrow and in the years to come.

There are two new websites on PIAAC from a Canadian perspective:

PIAAC in Canada – This website from the Council of Ministers of Education Canada has a good FAQ page with information on the who, what, when, why and how of PIAAC in Canada.

PIAAC: Building Canada’s Skills Advantage – This website also contains information on PIAAC including a social communications guide and infographic.

For more information, visit our earlier posts on getting ready for PIAAC:
Getting ready for PIAAC – introductory resources for PIAAC
Getting ready for PIAAC 2 – video presentations on PIAAC and a link to the Centre for Literacy’s comprehensive resource list
Getting ready for PIAAC 3 – PIAAC in Canada
Getting ready for PIAAC 4 – about Education and Skills On-line, the Web-based assessment tool for individuals which provides results linked to PIAAC measures of literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments.

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