The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Further investigation

Publication Details

This fact sheet is a sequel to that entitled The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Headline Results and Background.

Author(s): Comparative Education Research Unit, Research Division, Ministry of Education.

Date Published: December 2007

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This fact sheet is available as a download (please refer to the 'Downloads' inset box).  For links to related publications/ information that may be of interest please refer to the 'Where to Find Out More' inset box.

Executive Summary

It provides further headline results describing how numeracy and document literacy are distributed through sub-populations of the New Zealand adult population.

For some brief background information, please refer to the fact sheets and publications below.

Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) Releases

Links to Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey publications are listed below:

This publication is intended as an introduction to the ALL survey. It explains the nature of the ALL survey, its application and how the ALL survey results will be presented.
This fact sheet provides the first headline results of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey together with some background information.
This report investigates the initial results of the ALL survey. It examines any changes in literacy and numeracy skill between the 1996 International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) and the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) survey.
This report presents an overview of New Zealanders' skills in relation to educational and labour force characteristics. It compares the results from the 1996 International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) with results from the 2006 ALL survey.
This report investigates the initial results of the ALL survey. It presents an overview of New Zealanders' skills in relation to gender and ethnicity, and any changes since 1996.
The ALL Survey: Age and Literacy Report 4 of 4   [Link]
This report investigates the initial results of the ALL survey. It presents an overview of New Zealanders' skills in relation to age, and any changes since 1996.
This fact sheet is the first of two that provides a short analysis from the 2006 ALL survey.  It looks at the extent to which educational qualifications can be used to predict literacy and numeracy levels.
This fact sheet is the second of two that provides a short analysis from the 2006 ALL survey.  It looks at the relationship between New Zealanders' education level and their assessment of their well-being.

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