Publications

    Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies Series

    Skills in Canada: First Results from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)

    List of Acronyms

    ALL - Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey
    BQ - Background Questionnaire
    CAPI - Computer-Assisted Personal Interview
    CATI - Computer-Assisted Telephone Interview
    CBA - Computer-Based Assessment
    CHAID - Chi-Square Automatic Interaction Detection
    CMA - Census Metropolitan Area
    DIPF - German Institute for International Educational Research
    ETS - Educational Testing Service
    IALS - International Adult Literacy Survey
    IALSS - International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey
    ICT - Information and Communication Technologies
    IEA - International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement
    ISCED - International Standard Classification for Education
    ISCO - International Standard Classification of Occupations
    ISIC - International Standard Industrial Classification
    NHS - National Household Survey
    OECD - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
    OLM - Official-Language Minority
    PBA - Paper-Based Assessment
    PIAAC - Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies
    PSE - Postsecondary Education
    PS-TRE - Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments
    PSU - Primary Sampling Units
    QC - Quality Control
    RHG - Response Homogeneity Groups
    ROA - Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market

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