PIRLS

AcronymDefinition
PIRLSProgress in International Reading Literacy Study
PIRLSPoisson Iteratively Reweighted Least Squares (statistical software)
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TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, Lynch School of Education, Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA, USA.
NAPLAN and PIRLS data are 'book-ended' by survey data providing evidence of language and literacy gaps at school entry and at 15 years of age.
When looking at aggregate data from the PIRLS report (Baer et al.
Chestnut Hill (MA): TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center.
The bottom panel of figure 3 presents overall reading scores from the PIRLS by year for the United States, the group of 26 other countries that participated in both surveys, and the OECD members of this comparison group.
2007) The g-factor of international cognitive ability comparison: the homogeneity of results in PISA, TIMMS, PIRLS and IQ tests across nations".
These results corroborate others from the PIRLS report (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, 2006), where 94% of the Spanish children assessed scored below the mean in reading performance in comparison to other countries.
Schools across the country will take part in TIMSS 2011 (Trends in Mathematics and Science Study), and PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study), Humaid Mohammad Obaid Al Qutami, minister of education, announced yesterday.
KHDA also participated recently in PISA 2009 (Programme for International Student Assessment), and for the first time will participate in PIRLS 2011 (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study).
The most recent PIRLS [2006]--the international study of reading carried out every five years--found UK pupils 'technically' competent but sadly there was evidence that this seemed to be at the expense of enjoyment.
Chestnut Hill, MA: Boston College, TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center.
To examine fourth-graders' views on reading for enjoyment, PIRLS 2001 created an index of Students' Attitudes Toward Reading (SATR).