PIRLS release in Paris

All photos by © UNESCO/Fabrice Gentile

The International Release of PIRLS 2016 and ePIRLS 2016 was held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris on December 5, 2017. IEA Chair Anne-Berit Kavli and IEA Executive Director Dirk Hastedt delivered opening remarks, along with Svein Osttveit, UNESCO Education Sector Director.

Ina V.S. Mullis and Michael O. Martin, Executive Directors of IEA's TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College, presented the results of PIRLS and ePIRLS 2016.

Soo-Hyang Choi, Director of UNESCO's Division of Inclusion, Peace, and Sustainable Development, moderated a roundtable discussion with the following panelists: Silvia Montoya, Director of UNESCO's Institute for Statistics; Catherine Jere, Lecturer at the University of East Anglia; Jean-François Pierre, Deputy Head of the Office of Families and Parenthood at the French Ministry of Solidarity and Health; Paulína Koršňáková, IEA Senior Research and Liaison Adviser; and Jyotsna Jha, Director of the Center for Budget and Policy Studies in India.

View the PIRLS 2016 and ePIRLS 2016 reports »

TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center thanks our generous hosts at UNESCO.

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