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Initiated and maintained by the American Institutes for Research PIAAC (AIR-PIAAC) team, this site provides access to U.S. and international resources on PIAAC. The Gateway is packed with information and resources for researchers, practitioners, program managers, policy makers, and more. See below for some great ideas about where to start!
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Where Should I Start?
Want to find about the latest research papers and reports based on PIAAC data? Start with the Research Database.
New to analyzing PIAAC data? Start with the NCES’s Distance Learning Data Training (DLDT) modules in the Data Training Resources section or check out an easy-to-use PIAAC analysis tool called International Data Explorer (IDE). There is also an IDE training video with step-by-step instruction on how to use it.
Do you still have a question about PIAAC data? Submit your own question(s) using the PIAAC gateway Q&A form.
Want to promote your presentation based on PIAAC Data? Submit your event on the PIAAC Event Calendar.
All of the above and more is located in the Researchers' Corner of the Gateway.
Looking for new approaches to learning activities or curricula for your classroom? Use PIAAC literacy, numeracy, and digital problem solving Research-to-Practice Guides developed by experts based on PIAAC frameworks.
Would you like to find out how your learner/client skills compare to the national or international results measured in PIAAC? Use Education and Skills Online.
Use the Event Calendar to find presentations about PIAAC in major national and state conferences.
Want to access quick facts about skills of adults in the U.S.? Start with the Infographics, for your population of interest.
Looking for the answer to a specific data question? Consider the NCES Online Results Portal.
Interested in advocating for your program? Want to include some valid, up-to-date national data in an upcoming presentation to potential funders? See our ready-made PowerPoint presentations in the Outreach Toolkit and take what you need. Consider bringing along some PIAAC Brochures or Infographics, as well.
Interested in PIAAC data from a specific state or county? These data will be available in February 2020.
Read articles from the Pressroom to find out about the latest national international news about skills of adults in the U.S. and other countries.