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International Surveys - PIRLS

High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Thursday, September 22, 2011

In the past Scotland has participated in PIRLS, but is not participating in 2011. PIRLS assesses the performance of P5 pupils in reading. The latest publication, PIRLS 2006, showed that:-

  • Scotland's performance remained fairly stable compared to 2001
  • The distribution of pupils over the different levels had also remain fairly constant since 2001.

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