Research organisation

In Finland:

The survey is carried out by the Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä, being responsible for:

  • National design and realisation of the PIAAC project
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Reporting of preliminary results

Statistics Finland is in charge of data collection:

  • Data collection by interview visits
  • Formatting the data as required
  • Producing a data file

The project is funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture and the Ministry of Employment and the Economy.

International research organisation:

The international PIAAC consortium is led by Educational Testing Service (ETS), USA.

Members of the consortium:

  • cApStAn (Belgium);
  • Public Research Center Henri Tudor (CRP), Luxembourg;
  • German Institute for International Education Research (DIPF), Germany;
  • German National Social Science Infrastructure Institute (GESIS), Germany;
  • International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), Germany;
  • Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA), the Netherlands;
  • University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg,
  • Westat, USA

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