Join the Survey in 2014


  • PIAAC world mouseExpanding to more countries. The OECD is actively soliciting interested government officials and policy makers for a third round of the Survey of Adult Skills, planned for 2014-18. Please contact us for more‌ information.
  • Financing. The OECD will work with low and middle-income countries interested in participating in the Survey of Adult Skills, donors and other agencies to ensure sustainable funding to meet the costs of implementation. Donors are encouraged to contact the OECD for more information about contributing to this next round.

  • Capacity building. The OECD provides countries with continuous training and high-level technical support throughout the survey process, as well as access to high-quality expertise in measuring adult skills.

» Timetable for Round III


Participants in Round 1 (2008-2013)

Australia, Austria, Belgium (Flanders), Canada,  Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russian Federation*, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom (England and Northern Ireland), United States.


Participants in Round 2 (2012-2016)

Chile, Greece, Indonesia*, Israel, Lithuania*, New Zealand, Singapore*, Slovenia, Turkey.

* OECD Partners

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