The network’s planned activities

The network’s planned activities

The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a survey measuring skills in literacy, numeracy and problem solving among the adult population. Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Sweden and Latvia form the Nordic-Baltic PIAAC network....
PIAAC Field Test successfully conducted

PIAAC Field Test successfully conducted

The Nordic and Baltic countries have successfully conducted the PIAAC Field Test (FT) between May and September 2021. PIAAC is a complex survey being conducted in 33 countries. The main purpose of the FT is to test the technical infrastructure, the background...
PIAAC cycle 1 in the Nordic countries – Part 3

PIAAC cycle 1 in the Nordic countries – Part 3

Author: Anders Rosdahl Adults with low skills Levels 0 to 1 People with low skills in respectively literacy and numeracy are defined as those who are at level 0 and 1. These people score less than 226 points at the scale of literacy and numeracy respectively, a scale...
PIAAC cycle 1 in the Nordic countries – Part 2

PIAAC cycle 1 in the Nordic countries – Part 2

Author: Anders Rosdahl In this article, the Danish sociologist Anders Rosdahl presents main findings from PIAAC cycle 1. The article presents skills in the Nordic countries in a comparative perspective and focuses on the uneven distribution of skills with regard to...
PIAAC cycle 1 in the Nordic countries – Part 1

PIAAC cycle 1 in the Nordic countries – Part 1

Author: Anders Rosdahl In this article, the Danish sociologist Anders Rosdahl presents main findings from PIAAC cycle 1. The article presents skills in the Nordic countries in a comparative perspective and focuses on the uneven distribution of skills with regard to...