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Jul 2017
This is part of a series of in-depth reports from the Survey of Adult Skills. This report covers key findings on how New Zealand youth (aged 16 to 24) compare internationally and what factors are associated with higher youth skills.
Jun 2017
This report examines the outcomes of attendance at early childhood education (ECE) amongst members of the Christchurch Health and Development Study (CHDS) birth cohort, with a particular focus on the potential benefits of ECE attendance for longer term outcomes in adolescence and young adulthood. The CHDS is a longitudinal study of a birth cohort of 1265 children who were born in Christchurch...
May 2017
Topics: Evaluation, Schools
The Ministry of Education has a clear focus on improving student achievement, and employs a range of approaches to support the sector’s efforts, including provision of strategic leadership, resources, and targeted interventions. Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua (PSKH) is a new policy that provides an innovative addition to this mix. Partnership School│Kura Hourua policy The PSKH policy has...
May 2017
Topics: Evaluation, Teachers
This is the final evaluation report of the Teach First NZ programme pilot, delivered in partnership with The University of Auckland. The Teach First NZ pilot programme is an alternative field-based Initial Teacher Education (ITE) two-year programme. The pilot programme operated between 2013 and 2016 with three annual intakes of up to 20 participants.
May 2017
In 2014 and 2015 New Zealand took part in two large international studies – the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), and the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). TIMSS focuses on the maths and science achievement of Year 5 and Year 9 students. PISA focuses on the reading, maths, and science literacy of 15-year-old students. Both studies also examine the...
Apr 2017
Students’ educational outcomes can be affected by a range of factors from inside and outside of the school grounds. For example, students who are motivated to succeed have high expectations for the future, and those who have a strong sense of belonging at school tend to have better academic outcomes. It is therefore vitally important that parents, educators and system leaders understand and act...
Apr 2017
This report provides an overview of the early implementation of Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako (Communities of Learning) up to December 2016
Jan 2017
International students play an important role in New Zealand through the contribution they make to New Zealand’s economy, the diversity they bring to New Zealand and its education system, and the lifetime links that are created between their country and New Zealand. In this report, we look at what international graduates do and earn after they complete their tertiary education studies in the...
Dec 2016
This annotated bibliography reviews 261 papers on learning analytics tools, systems, frameworks, models, research studies, and tertiary education provider (provider) initiatives in New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Nov 2016
This report presents the findings of an analysis of student loan repayment times using the Integrated Data on Student Loans and Allowance (IDSL) and the Integrated Data Infrastructure (IDI) datasets.

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