What do New Zealand students understand about civic knowledge and citizenship?

Publication Details

This is the first of a series of publications based on the results of the International Civic and Citizenship Education Study (ICCS). This report focuses on New Zealand Year 9 students' achievement in civic knowledge in comparison with their peers from other countries.

Author(s): Kate Lang, Research, Ministry of Education.

Date Published: November 2010

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References

  • Chamberlain, M (2008). PIRLS 2005/2006 in New Zealand: an overview of national findings from the second cycle of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS). Wellington: Ministry of Education.
  • Ministry of Education (2007). The New Zealand Curriculum. Wellington: Learning Media Limited.
  • Mullis, I.V.S, Martin, M.O., Kennedy, A. M., & Foy, P. (2007). PIRLS 2006 International Report: IEA’s Progress in International Reading Literacy Study in Primary Schools in 40 Countries. Chestnut Hill, MA: TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, Boston College.
  • Schulz, W., Ainley, J., Fraillon, J., Kerr, D., Losito, B. (2010). Initial Findings from the IEA International Civic and Citizenship Education Study. Amsterdam: International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA).
  • Schulz, W., Ainley, J., Fraillon, J., Kerr, D., & Losito, B. (2010).ICCS 2009 International Report: Civic knowledge, attitudes and engagement among lower secondary school students in thirty-eight countries.Amsterdam: IEA

 

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