Student Achievement

Achievement in Comprehension Processes by Gender – ePIRLS Online Informational Reading

Similar to the national results, girls had higher achievement than boys in retrieving and straightforward inferencing in every country except Portugal. However, the advantage for girls occurred in fewer countries in interpreting, integrating, and evaluating. There was no gender gap for this higher order process in Canada, Denmark, Italy, Portugal, and the United States.

ePIRLS Achievement in Comprehension Processes by Gender