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?


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.

  • Are you interested in learning about PIAAC items? Check out Sample PIAAC Tasks, a PowerPoint presentation in the PIAAC Toolkit with examples of the kinds of tasks used to assess PIAAC test-takers.

  • 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.

Policy Makers/Administrators/Advocates