AKIPRESS.COM - Kyrgyzstan joins the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), the Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyzstan said.
Currently, Ministry is holding training seminars for interviewers about the PIAAC tool.
The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) is a worldwide study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in 24 countries of cognitive and workplace skills.
The main aim is to be able to assess the skills of literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments, and use the collected information to help countries develop ways to further improve these skills. The focus is on the working-age population (between the ages of 16 and 65). The first data was released on October 8, 2013.