Number and percentage of students achieving at or above the National Standard for reading by territorial authority
Ministry of Education
For this indicator ethnicity is prioritised in the order of Māori, Pasifika, Asian, other groups except European/Pākehā, and European/Pākehā.
2013 was the third year state and state-integrated schools using the New Zealand Curriculum were required to publicly report their National Standards results for all Year 1 to 8 students. Student achievement is reported at four levels: ‘at’, ‘above’, ‘below’ or ‘well below’ for the standard at their year level. The 2011 school year saw the transition into National Standards data collection, and the data from that transition year has been excluded from analysis in this indicator.1 Of the 2,099 schools with Year 1-8 students in 2013 using the New Zealand Curriculum, 2,007 provided National Standards data for reading..
For each category in Ngā Whanaketanga students can be assessed as:
Kei runga noa atu. The student is progressing and achieving higher than expected for particular learning areas.
Kua tutuki Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori. The student is progressing and achieving as expected for particular learning areas.
E whanake tonu ana kia tutuki Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori. The student is progressing but requires further support to assist their achievement for particular learning areas.
Me āta tautoko kia tutuki Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori. The student requires in-depth support to assist their achievement for particular learning areas
Numerator: Year 1 to 8 students in state and state-integrated schools using the New Zealand Curriculum who were judged to be 'at' or 'above' the reading standard for their year level in reading.
Denominator: All Year 1 to 8 students in state and state-integrated schools using the New Zealand Curriculum for whom National Standards results were provided for reading.
Limitations of the data
The 2013 year was the second year for which kura and schools using Te Marautanga o Aotearoa reported their results for Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori. Due to 2012 being the transition year into reporting, only 2013 figures are included in this indicator.
Of the 203 schools and kura with Year 1-8 students that were using Te Marautanga o Aotearoa in 2013, 117 provided Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori data. Of these, 115 provided data for students assessed on pānui.
Data provided by
Schooling: National Standards - Reading/Pānui primary schooling
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Import & extraction details
File as imported: Schooling: National Standards - Reading/Pānui primary schooling
From the dataset Schooling: National Standards - Reading/Pānui primary schooling, this data was extracted:
- Sheet: NS Reading by TLA
- Provided: 1,340 data points
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Purpose of collection
Building a strong foundation in reading at a primary school level is fundamental to learning. Reading is essential to being an effective participant in society and the workforce. Written language is a vital medium for communication, accessing information, developing cultural, social and personal identity and national awareness, and for understanding other perspectives. Students encounter a range of written language forms in a variety of settings; in the home, school, and community. Reading texts that use descriptive and emotive language also opens up new worlds, real or imaginary, for students to experience and enjoy.