Reports

National Publications

PIRLS 2016

Delaney, E., McAteer, S., McHugh, G., & O’Neill, B. (2022). Primary school reading in Ireland in PIRLS 2016: Perspectives of pupils, parents and teachers. Dublin: Educational Research Centre. Full Report

E-Appendices are available at the following links: E-Appendix Chapter 1, E-Appendix Chapter 3, E-Appendix Chapter 4, E-Appendix Chapter 5.

Information sheets summarising some key findings are also available:

Eivers, E., & Delaney, M. (2018). PIRLS and ePIRLS 2016: Test content and Irish pupils’ performance. Dublin: Educational Research Centre. View

Gilleece, L., & Eivers, E. (2018). Characteristics associated with paper-based and online reading in Ireland: Findings from PIRLS and ePIRLS 2016. International Journal of Educational Research, 91, 16-27. https:// doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2018.07.004

Eivers, E., Gilleece, L., & Delaney, E. (2017). PIRLS 2016: Initial results. Dublin: Educational Research Centre. View

Eivers, E., Gilleece, L., & Delaney, E. (2017). Reading achievement in PIRLS 2016: Initial report for Ireland. Dublin: Educational Research Centre. View

TIMSS and PIRLS 2011

Eivers, E., & Clerkin, A. (Eds.). (2013). National Schools, international contexts: Beyond the PIRLS and TIMSS test results. Dublin: Educational Research Centre. View

  • Eivers, E., & Clerkin, A. (2013). PIRLS and TIMSS 2011: Overview. In E. Eivers & ‎A. Clerkin (Eds.), National Schools, international contexts: Beyond the ‎PIRLS and TIMSS test results (pp. 1-12). Dublin: Educational Research ‎Centre. View
  • Lewis, M., & Archer, P. (2013). Features of policy and provision. In E. Eivers & A. ‎Clerkin (Eds.), National Schools, international contexts: Beyond the PIRLS ‎and TIMSS test results (pp. 13-32). Dublin: Educational Research Centre. View
  • Clerkin, A., & Creaven, A.-M. (2013). Pupil engagement. In E. Eivers & A. Clerkin ‎‎(Eds.),National Schools, international contexts: Beyond the PIRLS and TIMSS ‎test results (pp. 33-54). Dublin: Educational Research Centre. View
  • Eivers, E. (2013). Pupils’ languages. In E. Eivers & A. Clerkin (Eds.),National ‎Schools, international contexts: Beyond the PIRLS and TIMSS test results (pp. 55-76). Dublin: Educational Research Centre. ‎View
  • Clerkin, A. (2013). Teachers and teaching practices. In E. Eivers & A. Clerkin ‎‎(Eds.),National Schools, international contexts: Beyond the PIRLS and TIMSS ‎test results (pp. 77-104). Dublin: Educational Research Centre. ‎View
  • Eivers, E., & Creaven, A.-M. (2013). Home-school interaction. In E. Eivers & A. ‎Clerkin (Eds.), National Schools, international contexts: Beyond the PIRLS ‎and TIMSS test results (pp. 105-128). Dublin: Educational Research Centre. View
  • Concannon-Gibney, T., & Shiel, G. (2013). Reading literacy in PIRLS 2011. In E. ‎Eivers & A. Clerkin (Eds.), National Schools, international contexts: Beyond ‎the PIRLS and TIMSS test results(pp. 129-152). Dublin: Educational ‎Research Centre. View
  • Close, S. (2013). Mathematics items: Context and curriculum. In E. Eivers & A. ‎Clerkin (Eds.), National Schools, international contexts: Beyond the PIRLS ‎and TIMSS test results(pp. 153-176). Dublin: Educational Research Centre. View
  • Cosgrove, J., & Creaven, A.-M. (2013). Understanding achievement in PIRLS and ‎TIMSS 2011. In E. Eivers & A. Clerkin (Eds.), National Schools, ‎international contexts: Beyond the PIRLS and TIMSS test results(pp. 201-‎‎240). Dublin: Educational Research Centre. ‎View

Eivers, E., & Clerkin, A. (2012). PIRLS & TIMSS 2011: Reading, mathematics and science outcomes for Ireland. Dublin: Educational Research Centre. View

Eivers, E., & Clerkin, A. (2012). PIRLS and TIMSS 2011: Technical report for Ireland. Dublin: ‎Educational Research Centre.‎ View

International Publications

The PIRLS and TIMSS International Study Center website can be accessed at https://timssandpirls.bc.edu. The PIRLS frameworks, international reports and encyclopaedia chapters, along with data and copies of questionnaires, can be downloaded from this website.