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Schedule and Plans

U.S. PIAAC 2012 (International Round 1 of PIAAC)

September 2010–December 2010 Data collection for the U.S. PIAAC field test
August 2011–March 2012 Main Study Data Collection in the United States
October 2012–September 2013 Analysis and reporting
October 2013 First PIAAC release
  • OECD PIAAC International Report
  • U.S. PIAAC National Report
  • OECD Data Explorer
December 2013–May 2014 Follow-up PIAAC releases
  • PIAAC Technical Report: an authored report by OECD
  • U.S. National Technical Report
  • U.S. Data Explorer: A web-based analysis tool.
  • PIAAC Web Portal: Online tables of PIAAC data
  • Public use data file
  • Restricted use data file

U.S. PIAAC National Supplement

September 2013–April 2014 PIAAC National Supplement Data Collection in the United States
January 2014–April 2014 Data Collection for the National Supplement’s Prison Study
August 2014–December 2015 Analysis and reporting
  • National Highlights Report; an updated version of the 2012 U.S. National "First Look" Report (December 2015)
  • Prison Report (Early 2016)
  • Young Adults Report (May 2016)
  • U.S. National Supplement Technical Report
  • Updated Data Explorer
  • Updated Web Portal
  • Combined PIAAC 2012/2014 public-use and restricted-use files

International Round 2 of PIAAC

April 2013–June 2013 Data collection for the Round 2 field test
April 2014–December 2014 Main Study Data Collection for Round 2 countries
March 2015–November 2015 Analysis and reporting
Early 2016 Data Release for Round 2 countries
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