26 October 2001 Media Advisory
Significant Report Released Today
1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Trevor Mallard will be launching the findings of a significant research report today in his keynote address to the New
Zealand Council for Educational Research Conference at the Quality Hotel in Wellington.
“Competent Children at 10” – Families, Early Education, and Schools - reports progress from an on-going study by the New
Zealand Council for Educational Research. It has followed the competencies of a sample of children, from aged five, in
the Wellington region.
A copy of the report will be available once the embargo is lifted from: http://bbb.minedu.govt.nz/index.cfm?ID=6402.
A copy of the press release and Trevor Mallard’s speech to the council will also be available on the executive
government website: http://www.executive.govt.nz.