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PIAAC (Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies)

Description

The Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a multi-cycle international programme of assessment of adult skills and competencies initiated by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). It aims to collect the information of residents from several countries, including Canada.

Publications using this survey

Leblond-Létourneau, M., Lefebvre P., and Merrigan P. (2018).  L’héritage de l’éducation sur 25 ans: Une comparaison des tendances au Québec et dans le reste du Canada. Research Group on Human Capital Working Paper Series No., Montréal, QC: Université du Québec à Montréal. Abstract
Eales, J., Kim C., and Fast J. (2017).  How deep is the digital divide? ICT literacy and the role of assistive technology in helping older workers. Research on Aging Policies and Practice (RAPP) FACT Sheet, Edmonton, AB Abstract
Bélanger, A., and Vézina S. (2017).  Niveau de littératie et intégration économique des immigrants canadiens. Études ethniques au Canada / Canadian Ethnic Studies, 49 (2), 53-74. Abstract
Lafontaine, O. (2016).  L'apport de la littératie à l'explication des écarts de salaire entre immigrants et natifs au Canada. Département de démographie. Montréal, QC: Université du Québec. Abstract