Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, 2011-12

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, 2011-12 (PIAAC:12), is a study that is part of the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) program. PIAAC:12 (https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/) is a cross-sectional survey that is designed to assess and compare the basic skills and the broad range of competencies of adults around the world. The assessment focuses on cognitive and workplace skills needed for successful participation in 21st-century society and the global economy. The study was conducted using paper-and-pencil and computer-administered direct assessments of adults' literacy, numeracy, component skills, problem solving in technology-rich environments and in-person interviews of background questionnaire. PIAAC achieved a 70 percent response rate. Key statistics produced from PIAAC:12 are information on relationships between individuals' educational background, workplace experiences and skills, occupational attainment, use of information and communications technology, and cognitive skills in the areas of literacy, numeracy, and problem solving.

Access & Use Information

Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: Creative Commons CCZero

Downloads & Resources

References

https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/questionnaire.asp
https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/cba.asp
https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/pba.asp
https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/data/2014045_readme.zip
https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/data/2014045_background.zip

Dates

Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Data Update Frequency R/P10Y

Metadata Source

Harvested from Education JSON

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Publisher National Center for Education Statistics
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Maintainer
Identifier NCES_2014008
Data First Published 2013-10-18
Language en-US
Data Last Modified 2015-09-28
Public Access Level public
Data Update Frequency R/P10Y
Bureau Code 018:50
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Metadata Catalog ID https://www2.ed.gov/data.json
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Data Quality True
Harvest Object Id 7d84df31-edd1-4cb7-864a-549f1f1fdc39
Harvest Source Id 2a5c4dd8-eda9-4f03-abc3-fff8cfb80fc6
Harvest Source Title Education JSON
Homepage URL https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/index.asp
License https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/
Program Code 018:000
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Government > U.S. Department of Education > Institute of Education Sciences > National Center for Education Statistics
Related Documents https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/questionnaire.asp, https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/cba.asp, https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/piaac/pba.asp, https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/data/2014045_readme.zip, https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2014/data/2014045_background.zip
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 491e1fae83969abd6807b4de0e79af8beb7fe5b4
Source Schema Version 1.1
Spatial United States
System of Records https://www2.ed.gov/notices/pai/pai-18-13-01.pdf
Temporal 2011/2012

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