• Case study : United States 

      Benseman, John; Comings, J. (OECD Publishing, 2008)
      As with many other OECD countries, the United States of America (U.S.) estimated the literacy skills of its adult population as part of the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS). The U.S. published the results of its ...
    • OECD/CERI Formative assessment project background report : New Zealand 

      Benseman, John (2008)
      While there had been a community-based adult literacy movement active in New Zealand since the late 1970s (Hill, 1990), the sector’s provision and political presence was marginal at best. Its advocates struggled to establish ...
    • Refining family literacy practice : a New Zealand case study 

      Benseman, John (2006)
      Following the results of the International Adult Literacy Survey in 1996, there has been an upsurge of interest in adult literacy in New Zealand, as reflected in a national adult literacy strategy and ‘foundation learning’ ...