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The publication of the first results of PIAAC research. /10. 10. 2013/

OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) released the first results of research on knowledge and skills of adults - PIAAC (Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies) on 8th October 2013.

Within the research persons aged 16-65 years were examined through tests and questionnaires. The tests were focused on literacy and numeracy and problem solving skills in the information technology environment. The questionnaires explored the area of initial and continuing education, labour market experience and skills used in various situations of everyday life and work.

Research in the Czech Republic is conducted by the Centre for International Cooperation (Dům zahraniční spolupráce) in cooperation with other institutions. The survey was conducted by SC & C Ltd and the National Training Fund participated on the analytical evaluation of the results. The project is co-financed by the European Social Fund and the state budget of the Czech Republic.

The first stage of the research PIAAC realised at the turn of 2011 and 2012 was attended by 24 developed countries and involved 166,000 respondents. A total of 6102 respondents participated in the Czech Republic the 6102 respondents, which was 66 % response rate.

The Czech Republic has achieved above-average results in numeracy. Both the problem-solving part in the field of information technology and reading literacy take the average values. Research also confirmed the relatively strong and growing dependence of knowledge and skills of Czech adults on their family background.

Detailed results of the analyses of Czech data will be announced on 27 November 2013 at conference in Duo Hotel, Teplická 492, Prague.

More information about the project is available on the Czech official website www.piaac.cz or http://www.oecd.org/site/piaac.

Source: Press release of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic, October 8, 2013. (Full version of the press release is available only in Czech language).

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