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Topics: Monitoring, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Policy, Public Service
These reports outline trends in teacher numbers, teacher loss rates and reasons for teacher losses. They are produced annually by the Demographic & Statistical Analysis Unit to assist in the Ministry's monitoring of teacher supply and give an indication of the stability of the teacher workforce and the state of...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Community Education, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Policy
This is an initial statistical report on the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool in terms of the extent of its use in 2011, the first full year of implementation, the reading and numeracy profiles of learners when first assessed, and the extent to which learners can be seen to have increased their reading and...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy
Education at a Glance 2009 is published against a backdrop of a worldwide global recession. This gives added prominence to the recurring themes of the growing demand for education and the expected strains on public funding.
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, International students, Migrants, Language
This report forms the second part of a two year study on the practices of ESOL paraprofessionals working with ELL migrant students.
INSTEP was a research and development project aimed at improving the quality of inservice teacher education. The project, carried out by the Ministry of Education, set out to improve knowledge and understanding about effective inservice teacher education, develop greater consistency and coherence in the practice of inservice...
In 2005, the Ministry of Education funded a programme of professional development to support the implementation of Scholarship and the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) for the period June 2005 to July 2006. This package of support built on the work of teachers and schools over the previous four years of...
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Parenting, Policy
The Ministry of Education commissioned this evaluation of the effectiveness of professional development (PD) in early childhood education. The purpose of the evaluation was to explore how the provision of professional development can be strengthened leading to improved learning outcomes for diverse children...
Topics: Monitoring, Employment & Labour, Community Education, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Tertiary Education, Policy
This paper explores the relationship between the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey and the Literacy and Numeracy for Adults Assessment Tool. Exploring the relationship between these two measures can give us a clearer understanding of the Assessment Tool results by comparing the results with internationally...
2 Nov 2010
with: Ministry of Health: MoH
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Social Services, Education & Training, Public Service, Drugs & Alcohol, Healthcare, Mental Health
This publication is designed to be used in conjunction with training workshops provided by the New Zealand Association of Opioid Treatment Providers. Its purpose is to provide a national standard for effective and responsive service delivery and to ensure that the skills and attitudes used by the workforce are enhanced to meet...
This paper looks at the employment and income benefits of literacy skills and qualifications. It draws on data from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) survey. The results of the analysis show that the benefit of increased literacy without higher qualifications is limited in the New Zealand labour market. The major benefit...
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