In Rome, Countries Prepare for PIRLS 2021 Field Test

Scoring trainees and trainers

Representatives of the PIRLS countries met in Rome, Italy, in June 2019 for the PIRLS 2021 3rd National Research Coordinators Meeting, hosted by INVALSI (the National Institute for the Educational Evaluation of Instruction and Training). The participants reviewed PIRLS 2021 passages, items, scoring guides, draft questionnaires, and survey operations for the field test, which will be conducted in March-April 2020.

Roberto Ricci, Head of Research at INVALSI, welcomed the attendees to Rome.

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IEA's TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center at Boston College thanks our generous hosts at INVALSI.

—By Shirley Goh, Assistant Director, Communications and Media Relations
—Photos by Jenny Liu, Research Specialist, Instrument Development and Reporting
TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center | July 2019