The Ministry of Education is increasing the tools available to schools, to help them increase their understanding of absence and its impact on achievement. As a part of this, we are making changes to our yearly report on student attendance.
This report looks at how the skills of New Zealand adults compare to other countries and how they have changed over time. Also explored is how skills in New Zealand vary by age, ethnicity, gender and migration status.
This is part of a series of in-depth reports from the Survey of Adult Skills. This report covers how the literacy, numeracy and problem solving skills (measured in English) of Māori adults relate to their education, work and use of the language.