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

Version
1.1.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • 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)
  • Afantiti-Lamprianou, Thekla (Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus)
  • Kendeou, Panayiota (Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus)
  • Tsouris, Christos (Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus)
  • Loukaides, Constantinos (Center for Educational Research and Evaluation, Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Nicosia, Cyprus)
Publication Date
2016-09-15
Contributor
  • Marketway - Pulse Market Research, Nicosia, Cyprus (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
    • Education, School Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Education
    • Life-long / continuing education
    • Labour and employment
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.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2011-08 / 2012-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Cyprus (CY)
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
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.
Collection Mode
  • Personal interview using a standardized questionnaire (CAPI – Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing), computer or paper based assessment of competencies in Literacy and Numeracy.
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 1331
Note
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
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5650 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • PIAAC (Type: FDZ)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
Relations
  • 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: 2019-04-06 | Issue Number: 5 | Registration Date: 2016-09-15

Michaelidou-Evripidou, Athena; Modestou, Modestina; Karagiorgi, Yiasemina; Polydorou, Andros; Nicolaidou, Maria et. al. (2016): Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), Cyprus. Version: 1.1.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12632