Progress for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIACC)

The PIAAC is a cyclical, large-scale study that was 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. Specifically, PIAAC measures 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.

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Maintainer U.S. Department of Education (ED)/National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Last Updated January 4, 2022, 21:02 (UTC)
Created November 27, 2019, 20:14 (UTC)