Ireland’s national report on PIRLS and ePIRLS 2016 has been released, to coincide with the release of the international reports on the two studies. PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) takes place every five years and examines the reading achievement of pupils in Fourth Class. The 2016 cycle also saw the introduction of an assessment of reading in an online environment (ePIRLS).
The results show that Irish pupils performed extremely well on both the paper-based and computer-based reading assessments.
Click here to access the national report, by Eemer Eivers, Lorraine Gilleece and Emer Delaney.
Click here to see the summary flyer.
Click here to download the press release