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ZA5650: Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), Cyprus

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation    Michaelidou-Evripidou, Athena; Modestou, Modestina; Karagiorgi, Yiasemina; Polydorou, Andros; Nicolaidou, Maria; Afantiti-Lamprianou, Thekla; Kendeou, Panayiota; Tsouris, Christos; Loukaides, Constantinos (2016): Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), Cyprus. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5650 Data file Version 1.1.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12632
Study No.ZA5650
TitleProgramme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), Cyprus
Current Version1.1.0, 2016-9-15, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12632
Date of Collection08.2011 - 03.2012
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • 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
Contributor, Institution, Role
  • GESIS - Distributor
  • GESIS - HostingInstitution

Content

AbstractThis 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.
Categories Categories
  • Education, School Systems
  • Occupation, Profession
Topics Topics
  • 3 Education
  • 3.3 Life-long/continuing education
  • 1 Labour and employment

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Cyprus (CY)
UniverseAll 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.
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Multistage
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.
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview: Computer-assisted (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.
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorMarketway - Pulse Market Research, Nicosia, Cyprus
Date of Collection
  • 08.2011 - 03.2012

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.1.0 (current version)2016-9-15 48 variables revised https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12632
1.0.02014-4-23 first archive edition https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11906
Errata in current version
none
Version changes
Changes between version 1.1.0 and it's previous version
DateSubjectDescriptionCorrection Description
2016-9-15various variablesrescaling of the skills use indices and recalculation of the derived earning variables2016-9-15

Further Remarks

NotesFinanced 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
Number of Units: 5053
Number of Variables: 1331
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata

Publications

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
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  • PIAAC - Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies