The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Age and Literacy
This report is the fourth in a series of four that investigate the initial results of the ALL survey. It presents an overview of New Zealanders’ skills in relation to age, and any changes since 1996.
Author(s): Paul Satherley and Elliot Lawes, Research Division, Ministry of Education.
Date Published: August 2008
This report is available as a download (please refer to the 'Downloads' inset box). To view the individual chapters please refer to the 'Sections' inset box. For links to related publications/ information that may be of interest please refer to the 'Where to Find Out More' inset box.
Section 7: Publications
Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) Releases
Links to Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey publications are listed below:
Other Publications using Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Data
The publication 'Profile and Trends: New Zealand's Tertiary Education Sector' uses Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey data in their 2007 Research Summaries and Short Analyses. You can download these articles listed below:
- The Educational Inheritance of New Zealanders
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This short article contained in Profile & Trends 2007 covers a range of questions on education inheritance including: 'How much does parents' education level influence that of their children?'
- Higher-level Education is Strongly Associated with Greater Skills
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This short article contained in Profile & Trends 2007 explores higher level education and how strongly it is associated with greater skills.
- Healthy and Wise: Does Education Improve Wellbeing?
[MS Word 128KB]
This short article contained in Profile & Trends 2007 used the results of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey to analyse the relationship between New Zealanders' education level and their assessment of their own wellbeing.
- Literacy & Numeracy in NZ: ALL Survey Findings
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This short article contained in Profile & Trends 2007 summarises the first findings from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey.