The Effect of First Language and Education on Literacy, Employment and Income: An Analysis from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey
This research draws on data from the 2006 Adult Literacy and Life Skills survey to examine the experiences of New Zealanders who have learnt English as an Additional Language. It investigates their labour market outcomes in terms of employment and income, and assesses their level of education as well as their literacy and numeracy skills.
Analysis of data from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills survey, focussing on the cohort of New Zealand adults who had learnt English as an additional language. In 2006, this group comprised 17 percent of 25 to 65 year olds.
Earle, D. (2009). The effect of first language and education on literacy, employment and income: An analysis from the Adult Literacy and Life Skills survey. Wellington, New Zealand: Ministry of Education, Tertiary Sector Performance Analysis and Reporting. Retrieved December 23, 2010, from http://www.educationcounts.govt.nz/__data/assets/pdf_file/0018/56043/language-report3.pdf