The results are in, and PISQ students did pretty well in the PIRLS Assessment 2021!
The Ministry of Education and Higher Education’s Evaluation Affairs Sector recently extended its warm regards and provided PISQ with the comprehensive “PIRLS International Test 2021” results report. This report serves as a valuable resource, offering insights into the performance of PISQ students in the field of reading. It is not just a set of numbers; it is a treasure trove of data that illuminates the path to educational improvement.
The Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) is an international assessment administered every five years that measures trends in students’ reading-literacy achievement and in policy and practices related to literacy. The target population for PIRLS is students in Grade 4, and the mean age at the time of testing is at least 9.5 years. This study is carried out under the sponsorship of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), in which 57 countries have participated in 2021 cycle (MOEHE, PIRLS Assessment 2021)
The 2021 results have given PISQ much to be proud of, as the achievements of Grade 4 learners stand as a testament to the school’s commitment to academic excellence.
PISQ’s Journey Through PIRLS Cycles
Reflecting on this remarkable achievement, PISQ’s journey through various PIRLS cycles is evident, showcasing a commitment to nurturing academic excellence. Scores have grown from 511 in 2016 to an impressive 576 in 2021, underlining continued dedication to enhancing reading literacy.
The PIRLS International Test 2021 results are good reason for celebration, reflecting the collective efforts of students, educators, and the entire school community. This accomplishment not only brings pride to PISQ but also elevates educational standards in the State of Qatar. This achievement aligns seamlessly with our school’s overarching vision and mission, furthering our journey toward academic excellence.