This same approach has been applied retrospectively to the pirls 2001 and 2006 reading purposes and processes so that these data correspond to the trend results presented in pirls 2011 international results in reading. Pdf pirls 2006 assessment framework and specifications. Countries also will obtain detailed information about home supports for literacy as well as school instruction. Progress in international reading literacy study pirls. Adapted from the widelyaccepted pirls 2001 framework, the 2006 framework resulted from a collaborative process involving many individuals and groups notably the pirls reading development.
Pirls 2006 was the second study in the pirls cycle, collecting data on 4th grade reading achievement and the context for learning reading in 40 countries. The progress in international reading literacy study pirls is a comparative study of the reading attainment of tenyearolds. Timss 2007 collected data on the following school climate variables relating to teachers. Publications are available in portable document format pdf. All of the files on the pirls nces website contain data for the united states only. To download certain exhibits, first check the files. The staff at the study center is responsible for the design and implementation of the study. Many of the countries participating in pirls 2006 also participated. Nov 28, 2007 following the presentation of results, a technical appendix describes the study design, data collection, and analysis procedures that guided the administration of pirls 2006 in the united states and in the other participating jurisdictions. To download certain exhibits, first check the files that you would like to download and then use the button toward the bottom of the page to select your preferred download formats. Click on the pdf icons to download pdf versions of the publications, or the hyperlink icons to view the reports online. Key statistics produced from pirls 2006 are how well fourthgrade students read, how students in one country compare with students in another country, how much fourthgrade students value and enjoy reading, and internationally, how the reading habits and attitudes of students vary. Executive summary or england 2006 pirls the progress in international reading literacy study pirls is a comparative study of the reading attainment of tenyearolds. The timss and pirls publications available for download from this page allow participants and analysts to consider their international standing and achievement levels, and to gauge their overall educational health.
Chapter 1 provides a background and introduction to the study, while chapter 2 provides insights on reading curricula and language policies in south africa. Key insights for england from pirls, timss and pisa. Progress in international reading literacy study pirls 2006. The progress in international reading literacy study, 2006 pirls 2006, is a study that is part of the progress in international reading literacy study pirls program. Countries also will obtain detailed information about home. At the directorate she coordinates international activities, including norways participation in largescale international studies on learning outcomes. The pirls 2016 international database is available for individuals interested in the data collected and analyzed as part of pirls 2016.
It gives a substantial overview of the pirls testing and what it involves. The pirls 2006 benchmarks as a sampling basis for case study selection the pirls is an international assessment study of reading. This function works for 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016 data. The assessment is open to countries and subnational entities. Pirls 2006 was the second cycle of the study, which was first administered in 2001. Pirls 2006 assessment framework and specifications 2nd edition, appendix a created date. School questionnaire 177 kb 2016 curriculum questionnaire 1. Pirls 2006 assessment framework and specifications by ina v. Designed to provide trends in reading achievement on. Achievement at the pirls 2006 low international benchmark. Equity in educational outcomes, particularly reading, is an important policy issue in countries around the world. For the 35 countries that participated in pirls 2001, pirls 2006 will provide infor. Building on the foundation provided in pirls 2001, the 2006 assessment included five questionnaires for students, parentscaregivers, teachers, principals, and each countrys national research coordinator to collect data about the.
The pirls 2006 summary report provides an overview of the main findings of the pirls 2006 study in south africa. The south african pirls 2006 study assessed a first population of grade. Progress in international reading literacy study, 2006. Pirls 2001 user guide for the international database. Progress in international reading literacy study, 2006 data. Because both studies assess reading internationally, it is important that participants and policymakers understand the relationship between. Grade 4 reading files contain items and scoring guides complete pirls reading items 5. In addition to reading assessment, the pirls school, teacher, student and home questionnaires gather extensive information about the contextual factors at home. Building on the foundation provided in pirls 2001, the 2006 assessment included five questionnaires. Only the russian federation, singapore, hong kong, ireland, finland, poland, and northern ireland significantly outperformed. We present here an analysis of the pirls 2006 data, selecting a few factors that theory predicts will be important predictors of reading achievement. Profiling classroom reading comprehension development. Pirls sa 2006 1 chapter 1 introduction this report represents a summary of some of the key findings from south africas participation in the progress in international reading literacy study pirls, which took place in south africa between 2004 and 2007.
The progress in international reading literacy study pirls 2006 assessment framework and specifications is intended as a blueprint for ieas 2006 assessment of reading literacy. Information on constructing macros for use with spss or sas can be found in the pirls 2006 user guide for the international database, chapters 4 spss and 5 sas. Pirls is recognized as the global standard for assessing trends in reading. After absence from the pirls study undertaken in 2001, south africas first participation in the survey took place in the 2006 cycle.
This cdrom contains pirls 2006 publicuse data for the united states in ascii format. This dissertation used data from pirls 2006 to explore an. Progress in international reading literacy study readers. Home questionnaire pdf file 275 kb not administered in the united. Equity in educational outcomes, particularly reading, is an. The progress in international reading literacy study pirls 2006 in south. Progress in international reading literacy study, 2006 publicuse data files. Pirls 2006 provides countries with the unique opportunity to obtain internationally comparative data about how well their children can read. Pirls 2016 framework r e a d i n g 1 pirls 2016 reading framework 11 chapter 1 pirls 2016 reading framework ina v. And 2 which variables explain reading achievement in the pirls 2006 study.
Overall south african prepirls 2011 distribution of. All publications available as pdf files, which can be read using acrobat reader. Summary of findings from pirls 2006 in 2006, 45 jurisdictions participated in the progress in international reading literacy study pirls, including 38 countries, 5 canadian provinces, and the separate flemish and frenchspeaking education systems in belgium. Chapter 1 provides a background and introduction to the study, while chapter 2 provides. Pdf the progress in international reading literacy study pirls 2006.
The following had major responsibility for preparing the pirls framework for the 2006 assessment. Internationale grundschulleseuntersuchung iglu lehramtswiki. Pirls provides trends and international comparisons of fourth grade students reading achievement and students competencies in relation to goals and standards for reading education. Progress in international reading literacy study readers and. South african grade 5 performance by gender for figure 5.
Pirls 2006 advisory groups updating the pirls framework and speci. Uses an internet connection to download pirls data. This document is solely intended for your personal, noncommercial. Science study timss and the progress in international reading literacy study pirls. Pirls 2006 assessment framework and specifications 2nd. Pirls progress in international reading literacy study is ieas newlydeveloped assessment of students reading achievement at fourth grade. Concrete information about how well students can read provides policymakers and researchers in every country with insight on how to improve literacy and reading. Pdf the progress in international reading literacy study pirls 2006 assessment framework and specifications is intended as a blueprint. Reading attainment pupils in england achieved significantly above the international mean in pirls 2006 but. The aim is to support and promote the use of these data by researchers, analysts, and others interested in improving education.
The pirls 2006 test of reading comprehension was based on 10 passages, 5 literary and 5 informational. It is conducted by the international association for. It also contains a users guide and an electronic codebook. The student, parent, teacher, and school data files are in sas and spss formats with programs and macros.
Pirls, is one of the core studies of iea, directed by the timss and pirls international study center at boston college. Pirls international scale has a range that is set from 0 to 1 000, a centre point of 500 and a standard deviation of 100 reading literacy achievement scale. The pirls 2006 user guide for the international database is also available in a printed and bound volume book with dvd, and as a dvd only, which can be ordered for a fee. Download complete pirls 2016 international results in reading download complete epirls 2016 international results in online informational reading. In the pirls 2006 encyclopedia, each participating country describes its education system and the reading curriculum as it is intended to be taught, and outlines the polices. Pirls 2006 international report timss and pirls boston college. Martin, and marian sainsbury the pirls 2016 reading. The ieas progress in international reading literacy study pirls is an international study of reading comprehension achievement in fourth graders. Grade 4 and grade 5 learners were assessed in all 11 languages. Designed to provide trends in reading achievement on a regular. Pirls 2001 user guide for the international database, gonzalez, e.
If you need to download a copy of adobe acrobat reader, which will enable you to read and print. Three of the released texts are in the back pocket of the report, including the river trail activities lea. For the pirls 2016 assessment, the database includes student reading achievement. Pirls 2006 assessment framework and specifications 2nd edition. Sample passages, questions and scoring guides from 2006 20. Description of variance estimation variables the student file asg, assessment file asa, and the studentteacher link file ast each contain jkzone and jkrep variables. Visit the help section, for assistance with pdf files. The aim is to support and promote the use of these data by. The entire database and its supporting documents are described in the pirls 2011 user. Pirls 2006 to explain the sampling strategy for the case studies, as site selections. Thereafter, the case study sampling, data collection and analysis methods are outlined.
The use and misuse of pisa in guiding policy reform. Reading literacy in pirls 2006 jrc publications repository. We present here an analysis of the pirls 2006 data, selecting a few factors that. We only included countries for which complete data was available for all factors. In grade 5, 14 657 learners were assessed in 2006 and 16 073 grade 4s. Download, view and print entire report as a pdf file. Martin, and marian sainsbury the pirls 2016 reading framework and the instruments developed to assess this framework reflect ieas commitment to be forward thinking and. Using pirls 2006 to measure equity in reading achievement internationally dissertation by kathleen l. The pirls questionnaires are available to view, download and print as pdf files.59 308 726 612 227 694 1422 197 1437 495 71 234 1208 438 192 1619 1533 748 791 742 605 55 1160 485 1503 1192 968 1506 1611 1020 392 117 587 119 1344 1113 507 977 242 1183 1114 408 392