PIRLS 2016 Restricted Use Data

The PIRLS 2016 Restricted Use Data will only be made available upon special request by researchers. It contains all data freely available in the PIRLS 2016 Public Use Data, plus the additional variables listed below.

Researchers who want to use the additional data below need to formally apply and provide reasoning why they would need the additional data. They must agree not to disclose any individuals.

 
 
Application procedure

If you are interested in working with the Restricted Use Data, you will need to apply using the IEA Restricted Use Data Application Form. In addition, you need to sign the Restricted Use Agreement. Please download, complete and sign both the application form and the agreement, and send it to the RandA Unit.

The application will be reviewed by IEA staff who will decide upon access to the data. Applicants will get feedback within 3-4 weeks. If access is granted to the applicant, IEA will provide details on how to access the restricted use data.

 
 
Additional variables available in Restricted Use Data

These are the additional variables available in the Restricted Use Data:

School Questionnaire
Variable Label
ACBG01 GEN\TOTAL ENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS
ACBG02 GEN\TOTAL ENROLL <FOURTH GRADE> STD
ITMODE_C ADMINISTRATION MODE/DATA SOURCE SCHOOL QUESTIONNAIRE
Student Background Questionnaire
Variable Label
ITBIRTHM DATE OF STUDENT BIRTH\MONTH
ITBIRTHY DATE OF STUDENT BIRTH\YEAR
ITDATE DATE OF TESTING
ASBG02A GEN\DATE OF BIRTH\MONTH
ASBG02B GEN\DATE OF BIRTH\YEAR
CONDVAR1 CONDITIONING VARIABLE
Student Home Questionnaire
Variable Label
ITBIRTHM DATE OF STUDENT BIRTH\MONTH
ITBIRTHY DATE OF STUDENT BIRTH\YEAR
ITMODE_H ADMINISTRATION MODE/DATA SOURCE HOME QUESTIONNAIRE
Teacher Questionnaire
Variable Label
ITMODE_T ADMINISTRATION MODE/DATA SOURCE TEACHER QUESTIONNAIRE