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Jun 2014
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This evaluation’s main purpose is to understand how well the programme has been implemented and to what extent it has achieved its objectives. The key evaluation questions are: How well (effectively and efficiently) has the programme been implemented? To what extent has the...

Jul 2010
Completed
This report uses data from the 2008 New Zealand General Social Survey to explore how a range of 30 social and economic indicators vary with education. It provides evidence supporting known economic benefits, and new evidence on a range of social indicators, including health and safety, voting, volunteering, social cohesion,...

Sep 2009
Completed
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.

Dec 2008
Completed
This report presents a picture of New Zealand’s education system with indicators on participation, achievement, effective teaching, labour market outcomes and resourcing across the early childhood, schooling and tertiary sectors. This report has been superseded by the Education Sector Indicators.

May 2008
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This report explores the relationship between academic achievement at secondary school and first-year achievement in tertiary education. The analysis uses a measure known as 'expected percentile' and school qualification to explain the performance of school leavers in their first year in tertiary education.

May 2008
Completed
This report examines the association between academic achievement at secondary school and participation in the various types of tertiary education. This new research supports the government's goal of improving outcomes for young people. It provides a complement to the report How does achievement at school affect achievement...

May 2008
Completed
Demand for people in the workplace with advanced skills is increasing.  Having more people with advanced qualifications is one part of the solution. This report finds that the areas of study where there is high unmet demand for advanced qualifications include information technology, engineering, building and health.

Apr 2008
Completed
Completing a tertiary qualification is beneficial to both the individual and society. Students who come to tertiary education directly from school have higher completion rates, lower attrition rates and are more likely to go onto higher levels of study than other cohorts of students. The purpose of this document is to report on...

Dec 2007
Completed
This report provides a synthesis of the findings about the educational achievement of boys in New Zealand.  The report updates our knowledge of boys’ participation, engagement and achievement in schooling, in particular, secondary schooling. The results from national and international assessment surveys show...

Nov 2007
Completed
Participation in tertiary education is a natural progression for many school leavers, whether it is to study for a degree at university or to undertake training as part of a Modern Apprenticeship. Given the benefits to society and individuals of tertiary education and the greater success of students who engage in tertiary...

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