The Essential Adult Skills Initiative (EASI) is a pilot project using the OECD’s newest version of the PIAAC assessment instrument, Education and Skills Online. The pilot is designed
(a) to explore the practical challenges of administering the test to substantial numbers of PSE students and
(b) to establish the utility of Education and Skills Online to assess PSE student skills.
SRDC is advising the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario on planned survey design and analysis including sample size estimation.
Published: December 2016
Capability: Survey Design and Data Management
Policy Area: Adult Learning - Literacy and Essential Skills, Post-Secondary Education - Access and Persistence