Data and reports

The reports and data provided below are the national reports and datasets for Australia.  For the access to the full international databases, please visit the IEA TIMSS & PIRLS website.

An online data analysis system of the results obtained in earlier TIMSS and PIRLS cycles is also available through the American Institutes for Research's AIR Lighthouse or the IEA’s data visualiser.

PIRLS 2016

Highlights from PIRLS 2016 – Australia’s perspective: Selected findings from the full report (PDF: 20 pages, 2.5 MB)
Sue Thomson, Kylie Hillman, Marina Schmid, Sima Rodrigues, Jessica Fullarton. (2017) Melbourne: ACER.

PIRLS 2016: Reporting Australia’s results (PDF: 126 pages, 3.7 MB)
Sue Thomson, Kylie Hillman, Marina Schmid, Sima Rodrigues, Jessica Fullarton. (2017) Melbourne: ACER.


TIMSS and PIRLS 2011

Highlights from TIMSS & PIRLS 2011 from Australia’s perspective (PDF: 36 pages, 1.2 MB)
Sue Thomson, Kylie Hillman, Nicole Wernert, Marina Schmid, Sarah Buckley and Ann Munene. (2012) Melbourne: ACER.

Monitoring Australian Year 4 student achievement internationally: TIMSS and PIRLS 2011 (PDF: 273 pages, 3.4 MB)
Sue Thomson, Kylie Hillman, Nicole Wernert, Marina Schmid, Sarah Buckley and Ann Munene. (2012) Melbourne: ACER.

Australian TIMSS & PIRLS 2011 SPSS data files:

Please note: The data files are for use with SPSS software only.

PIRLS 2011 Year 4 (4.1 MB)