The PIRLS 2021 Restricted Use Data will only be made available upon special request by researchers. It contains all data freely available in the PIRLS 2021 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 need to agree not to disclose any individuals.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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Student Context Questionnaire
|2A||ASBG02A||DATE OF STUDENT BIRTH\MONTH FROM QUESTIONNAIRE|
|2B||ASBG02B||DATE OF STUDENT BIRTH\YEAR FROM QUESTIONNAIRE|
|ITBIRTHM||DATE OF STUDENT BIRTH\MONTH FROM TRACKING FORMS|
|ITBIRTHY||DATE OF STUDENT BIRTH\YEAR FROM TRACKING FORMS|
|ITDATE||DATE OF TESTING|
|ITMODE_SA||ADMINISTRATION MODE ASSESSMENT|
|IT MODE _SQ||ADMINISTRATION MODE STUDENT QUESTIONNAIRE|
Student Home Context Questionnaire
|ITMODE_HQ||ADMINISTRATION MODE STUDENT HOME QUESTIONNAIRE|
School Context Questionnaire
|1||ACBG01||TOTAL ENROLLMENT OF STUDENTS|
|2||ACBG02||TOTAL ENROLLMENT OF <GRADE> STUDENTS|
|ITMODE_CQ||ADMINISTRATION MODE SCHOOL QUESTIONNAIRE|
Teacher Context Questionnaire
|ITMODE_TQ||ADMINISTRATION MODE STUDENT HOME QUESTIONNAIRE|
Student Achievement Data