PIRLS (Progress in International Reading Literacy Study) 2015/16

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The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) is a research study that provides both trend and snapshot information on the reading literacy of New Zealand's Year 5 students in both the International and national contexts. PIRLS 2015/2016 was the fourth cycle of the study to be administered.

Author(s): Various

Date Published: Various

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