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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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.  Links to related publications/ information can be found in the 'Where to Find Out More' inset box and on the webpage (below).

Section 6: Publications

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


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:

Profile & Trends 2007 Research Summaries and Short Analyses Downloads: