The Literacy Landscape in Aotearoa New Zealand: What we know, what needs fixing, what we should prioritise - 'At a glance'
reportposted on 2020-08-16, 19:22 authored by Stuart McNaughtonStuart McNaughton
Interventions across primary and secondary education are urgently needed to address declining literacy levels and persistent inequality.
Literacy, mathematics and science levels – as measured in standard international assessments at 15 years old – have been declining in Aotearoa New Zealand over many years. In addition, disparities between students from low socioeconomic status communities, Māori and Pasifika students, and other students, remain unchanged.