Publications

Literacy and Life Skills for Māori Adults - Further Investigation: Results from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey

Publication Details

This report, which complements Literacy and Life Skills for Maori Adults, investigates the extent to which the distribution of literacy among Maori adults is associated with a range of potential explanatory factors.

Author(s): Paul Satherley and Elliot Lawes, Research Division, Ministry of Education.

Date Published: August 2009


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Publications

Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey Releases

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The ALL Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL): An Introduction
Indicator Icon   The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: An Introduction

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. It contains none of the ALL survey results.

Author: Paul Satherley and Elliot Lawes, Research Division, Ministry of Education
Date Published: September 2007


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The ALL Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Headline Results and Background
Indicator Icon   Fact Sheet: The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Headline Results and Background

This fact sheet provides the first headline results of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey together with some background information.

Author: Research Division, Ministry of Education
Date Published: December 2007



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The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Further Investigation
Indicator Icon   Fact Sheet: The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Further Investigation

This fact sheet provides further headline results describing how numeracy and document literacy are distributed through subpopulations of the New Zealand adult population.

Author: Research Division, Ministry of Education
Date Published: December 2007


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The ALL Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL): Overview and International Comparisons
Indicator Icon   The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Overview and International Comparisons

This report is the first in a series of four that investigate 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.

Author: Paul Satherley, Elliot Lawes and Saila Sok, Research Division, Ministry of Education
Date Published: March 2008


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The ALL Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Education, Work and Literacy
Indicator Icon   The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Education, Work and Literacy

This report is the second in a series of four  and 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.

Author: Paul Satherley, Elliot Lawes and Saila Sok, Research Division, Ministry of Education
Date Published: May 2008 (Revised April 2009)



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The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Gender, Ethnicity and Literacy
Indicator Icon   The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey: Gender, Ethnicity and Literacy

This report is the third 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 gender and ethnicity, and any changes since 1996.

Author: Paul Satherley and Elliot Lawes, Research Division, Ministry of Education
Date Published: September 2008


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The ALL Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL): Age and Literacy
Indicator Icon   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: Paul Satherley and Elliot Lawes, Research Division, Ministry of Education
Date Published: August 2008



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Profile & Trends 2007: New Zealand's Tertiary Education Sector
Indicator Icon   Short Article: The Educational Inheritance of New Zealanders

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?'

Author: Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis & Reporting, Ministry of Education
Date Published: November 2008



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Profile & Trends 2007: New Zealand's Tertiary Education Sector
Indicator Icon   Short Article: Higher-level education is strongly associated with greater skills

This short article contained in Profile & Trends 2007 explores higher level education and how strongly it is associated with greater skills.

Author: Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis & Reporting, Ministry of Education
Date Published: November 2008


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Profile & Trends 2007: New Zealand's Tertiary Education Sector
Indicator Icon    Short Article: Healthy and Wise – Does Education Improve Wellbeing?

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.

Author: Elliot Lawes and Ian Schagen, Research Division, Ministry of Education
Date Published: November 2008



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Profile & Trends 2007: New Zealand's Tertiary Education Sector
Indicator Icon   Short Article: Literacy and Numeracy in New Zealand: Findings from the ALL Survey

This short article contained in Profile & Trends 2007 summarises the first findings from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey.

Author: Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis & Reporting, Ministry of Education
Date Published: November 2008



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Well-being and Education
Indicator Icon  Fact Sheet: Well-being and Education

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.

Author: Research Division & Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis & Reporting, Ministry of Education
Date Published: March 2009


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How well do Qualifications Predict Literacy and Numeracy?
Indicator Icon   Fact Sheet: How well do qualifications predict literacy and numeracy?

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.

Author: Research Division & Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis & Reporting, Ministry of Education
Date Published: March 2009

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