Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), Cyprus

Michaelidou-Evripidou, Athena (Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus); Modestou, Modestina (Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus); Karagiorgi, Yiasemina (Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus); Polydorou, Andros (Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus); Nicolaidou, Maria (Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus) ...(4 more)
This data file contains competency scores (plausible values) for each participant in the domains ̶ Literacy ̶ Numeracy as well as their background information. The background questionnaire is divided in the following sections: A: General Information, such as age and gender B: ...
published 2016-09-15, Version 1.1.0
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Resource Type

Dataset : Survey and aggregate data

Version

1.1.0

Language of Resource

German

Title

Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), Cyprus

Creators

Michaelidou-Evripidou, Athena
Modestou, Modestina
Karagiorgi, Yiasemina
Polydorou, Andros
Nicolaidou, Maria
Afantiti-Lamprianou, Thekla
Kendeou, Panayiota
Tsouris, Christos
Loukaides, Constantinos

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Publication Date

2016-09-15

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Contributors

Marketway - Pulse Market Research, Nicosia, Cyprus
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Methods

Sample

Sampled Universe
All adults in private households between 16 and 65 years of age that resided in Cyprus during the time of data collection, regardless of citizenship, nationality or language.
Sampling
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Two-stage stratified, random sample from all persons in Cyprus who resided in private households during the time of data collection and were between 16 and 65 years old: Stage 1 - Household sample: Systematic random from a sorted list within explicit strata (proportional to size). Stage 2 - Person sample: Simple random sample of one person within each selected household via pre-assigned selection grid.

Time Dimension

  • Cross-section

Collection Mode

  • Face-to-face interview: CAPI/CAMI
  • Educational measurements and tests
  • Personal interview using a standardized questionnaire (CAPI – Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing), computer or paper based assessment of competencies in Literacy and Numeracy.

DataSets and Files

  • Number of Variables: 1331

Description

  • Abstract

    This data file contains competency scores (plausible values) for each participant in the domains ̶ Literacy ̶ Numeracy as well as their background information. The background questionnaire is divided in the following sections: A: General Information, such as age and gender B: Education, such as highest educational achievement, current education, participation in continuing education C: Current status and work history, such as paid work and unpaid work for family business, information on job search D: Current work, such as profession, self-employment, and income E: Recent work, such as profession, self-employment, reason for quitting F: Skills used at work, such as influence and physical skills G: Skill use Literacy, Numeracy and ICT at work H: Skill use Literacy, Numeracy and ICT in everyday life I: About yourself, such as readiness to learn and volunteering J: Background information, such as country of birth, citizenship, language, parents’ profession Additionally, the data file contains further derived variables, information on competency assessment, information on sampling and weighting, limited regional information and time information of the interview.

Note

Survey unit: adults; teenagers### Financed by: Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus European Commission - Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) Initiated by: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris, France International implementation by the PIAAC-Consortium

Coverage

Temporal Coverage

  • 2011-08 / 2012-03

Geographic Coverage

  • Cyprus (CY)

Relations

Alternative Identifiers

  • ZA5650 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • PIAAC (Type: FDZ)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Related Identifiers

  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.11906

Publications

  • OECD: OECD Skills Outlook 2013: First results from the Survey of Adult Skills. Paris: OECD, 2013a
  • OECD: The Survey of Adult Skills: Reader’s companion. Paris: OECD, 2013b
  • OECD: Technical report of the Survey of Adult Skills. Paris: OECD, 2013c
  • Modestou, Modestina: PIAAC: Cyprus National Report (in Greek). Nicosia: Center for Educational Research and Evaluation (CERE), Ministry of Education and Culture. To be made available at: http://www.pi.ac.cy/keea/piaac

Update Metadata: 2021-08-30 | Issue Number: 23 | Registration Date: 2016-09-15