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PIAAC Field Test Preparatory Training Held by JSC “IAC”

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July 25-28, 2016. Department for International Comparative Studies in cooperation with Research Institute “Public Opinion” held the PIAAC Field Test Preparatory Training for 50 interviewers from 5 regions of Kazakhstan (Astana, Aktobe, East-Kazakhstan, Kostanay and South-Kazakhstan regions).

The training was organized on the base of Astana Transport and Communications College.

Participants of the training familiarized with principles and methodology of PIAAC interviewer’s work, got to know the methods for making contacts and gaining respondent cooperation. In addition, interviewers have a number of practical sessions designed to train the skills of using applications for conducting computer assisted personal interviewing.

Four-day Training for Supervisors (July 21-24) preceded the Interviewer’s Training. Supervisors took active roles and assisted the IAC and RI “Public Opinion” trainers in holding the Interviewer’s Training.  

International Survey of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) – is a largescale survey conducted by the OECD to measure Numeracy, Literacy and ICT skills of the 16-65 adult population in participating countries.

Field Test will be conducted in five above named regions of Kazakhstan from August, to September, 30 2016.