Projects tagged with Literacy & Numeracy
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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.
Topics: Research, Primary Education, Literacy & Numeracy, Social Science for Schools, Special Education
In 2014, the National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement (NMSSA) assessed student achievement at Year 4 and Year 8 in two areas of the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC) – English: reading and social studies. The below reports provide the National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement (NMSSA) 2014 outcomes...
This report investigates the relationship between education and skills for New Zealand adults, how this relationship has changed over time and how it compares to other countries. Barriers to further education and how the relationship between education and skills varies for different genders and ethnic groups is also explored....
This report looks at how skills, work-related learning and qualification mismatch varies across different industries and occupations. The report also compares training rates and the prevalence of qualification, skills and field-of-study mismatch in New Zealand to other countries.
This report looks at how the skills in of New Zealand adults compare to other countries and how they have changed over time. Also explored is how skills in New Zealand vary by age, ethnicity, gender and migration status.
Topics: Evaluation, Research, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Productivity, Absenteeism & Truancy, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Secondary Education, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Policy
Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua (PSKH) are a new kind of school/kura outside the state system. The sponsors of PSKH are accountable to the Crown for raising student achievement through contracts to achieve specified school-level targets. Contracts will be renewed or revoked depending on the sponsor's performance. The most...
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...
Four research reports are summarised here. They cover: the use of Pathways Awarua how industry training organisations embed literacy and numeracy tools to help tertiary education organisations better use evidence to set literacy and numeracy benchmarks
This report is an attempt to answer questions about the extent to which the Assessment Tool can reasonably and legitimately be used to assess the literacy and numeracy of English language learners, on the basis of a descriptive study of skills (as measured by the Assessment Tool) of English language learners in comparison with...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Special Education, Policy, Science & Technology
Data on students taught by Resource Teachers: Literacy (RT:Lits) and their precursors, the Resource Teachers of Reading (RTRs) have been collected and analysed each year since 1992. RT:Lits offer specialist assistance to primary and intermediate level school students (mostly six to twelve-year-olds) with moderate difficulties in...
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