David Earle

Case study

School to work: what matters?

This New Zealand study explores the education and employment experiences of young people born in 1991. The main purpose of the study is to explore the kinds of employment and labour market measures that can be derived from data in Statistics New Zealand Integrated Data...

Social and cultural outcomes for wānanga students

Key findings This report uses data from Te Kupenga 2013 to explore the relationship between attending wānanga and Māori language revitalisation and culture, identity and wellbeing. Wānanga students, past and present, are drawn from two somewhat different population groups. One is those with a Māori...

Updating the adult and literacy life skills survey: estimating change in skills distribution since 2006

This paper firstly estimates the effect of population changes since 2006 on the skills distribution of the population. Secondly, the paper estimates the reach of adult literacy and numeracy programmes by skills levels in the adult population. Summary New Zealand is currently participating in the...

Measures of adult literacy and numeracy

Introduction: This paper explores the relationship between two different measures of adult literacy and numeracy. The Adult Literacy and Life Skills (ALL) Survey was an international survey of literacy, numeracy and problem solving skills undertaken in New Zealand in 2006. It provided information on the...