Literacy, Reading, Equal education, Aboriginal students, Torres Strait Islander students, International comparisons, Audio recordings
Results from the latest cycle of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) show the literacy achievement of Year 4 students in Australia has improved. However, there are significant achievement gaps by gender, Indigenous status, socioeconomic status and school location. ACER Deputy CEO (Research) Dr Sue Thomson, joins Teacher to discuss the results further.
Earp, Jo and Thomson, Sue, "The Research Files Episode 37: Dr Sue Thomson discusses PIRLS 2016" (2017).
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Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)