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Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Monitoring, Research, Income & Wealth, Community Education, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Child Development, Socio-economic status
The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey is an investigation of the distribution of certain skills (such as literacy, numeracy, and document interpretation) among the adult population. It is conducted at both international and national levels. This allows for comparison with other countries as well as...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Policy
This report presents the findings of a small scale piece of qualitative research with nine providers delivering programmes to young people. The purpose of this research is to understand the experiences of implementing the Assessment Tool. This report supplements the quantitative analysis of first results from the Assessment Tool...
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...
Topics: Tertiary Education, Youth, Policy, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Secondary Education
This report focuses on the initial implementation of the Youth Guarantee policy in the period from 2010 to 2012 and looks at how effective the fees-free places and secondary-tertiary programmes were in improving educational outcomes for young people. Youth training is also included, as funding was transferred from this programme...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Absenteeism & Truancy, Education & Training, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy, Behaviour Management
The Youth Guarantee policy provides opportunities to support 16- and 17-year-olds to achieve education success, and progress into further education, training and employment. It supports schools, tertiary education organisations and employers to work together in new ways. From 2014, the age range was extended to include 18- and...
This report focuses on the effectiveness of fees-free places and secondary-tertiary programmes in keeping young people in education, assisting them to attain NCEA Level 2 or equivalent and promoting higher level study in tertiary education. It also includes information on employment and other destinations. It covers the period...
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Literature review, Monitoring, Tertiary Education, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy, International students
The Tertiary Education Strategies sets out the government’s expectations and priorities for New Zealand’s tertiary education system. They provide guidance for the Tertiary Education Commission’s investment decisions and act as a reference point for the government’s policy making and relationship with the sector. The Ministry of...
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