Competent Children, Competent Learners is a longitudinal study which began in 1993 and follows the progress of a sample of around 500 New Zealand young people from early childhood education through schooling and beyond. Several reports from the age-16 phase of the project have been published. This report summaries the key findings at age 16.

Author(s): Cathy Wylie, Edith Hodgen, Rosemary Hipkins and Karen Vaughan, New Zealand Council for Educational Research.

Date Published: May 2009

Read the article on the Education Counts New Zealand Goverment website

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