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Hidden PIRLS – what else do the data reveal?
The results of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) make headlines with each release. But what else can the data tell us about Australia’s relationship with reading, asks Sue Thomson in Teacher.
ACER releases PIRLS 2016 national report
The Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) released the PIRLS 2016 national report at 8pm AEDT on Tuesday 5 December 2017.
Reading literacy results good news for Australia, but not all Australians
A new international study reveals improvement in Year 4 students’ reading literacy achievement, but more needs to be done to address the underachievement of disadvantaged students, as Sue Thomson explains.
Year 4 literacy improves, but more to be done: PIRLS
Results from the 2016 Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) released today by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) show that the literacy achievement of Australian Year 4 students has improved on average, but not for students with the lowest literacy skills.
Children’s reading literacy achievement: PIRLS 2016
Results from an international study of Year 4 students' reading literacy indicate positive changes in Australia’s achievement.