Final report of the international adult literacy survey Paris, OECD 2000 http://www.
What does IALS stand for?
IALS stands for International Adult Literacy Survey
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We have 18 other meanings of IALS in our Acronym Attic
- Illinois Agricultural Legislative Roundtable
- Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
- International Arbitration Law Review (journal)
- Intermediate Assembly Lower Rotating Equipment
- I Am Laughing Right Now
- Indo-Asia Leisure Services Ltd. (India)
- Inspector Activity List Subsystem
- Institute for Applied Language Studies (University of Edinburgh; Scotland, UK)
- Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (UK)
- International Academy of Life Sciences (est. 1979)
- International Association of Legal Science
- Integrative Analysis of Longitudinal Studies on Aging (research network)
- Italian American Law Students Association (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
- International Association of Language and Social Psychology
- International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey (Canada)
- International Advanced Life Support Working Group (NASA)
- Institut für Angewandte Linguistik und Translatologie (German)
- Interior Alaska Land Trust
- International Adjuvant Lung Cancer Trial
- International Association of Lowland Technology (est. 1998; Saga, Japan)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Their research utilized data from the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), a 1990s study of the intellectual performance of people ages 16-17 and 26-30.
ALL is the direct successor to the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), which was conducted in three phases (1994, 1996, and 1998) in 20 nations, including the United States.
The test compares a person's skills against ratings developed by the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and HRSDC to help employers increase workplace safety, improve their productivity, screen for skills in potential employees, and adapt more quickly to new technologies.
The data were provided by two large-scale studies conducted in the 1990s--The National Adult Literacy Survey and the International Adult Literacy Survey.
In the 1997 International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS), 25 per cent of the Irish population were found to be at the lowest level of literacy.
The National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS) and International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) used three separate literacy scales to describe reading, writing, and information-getting and processing tasks (Sum et al.