Publication Date



In 'Improving literacy learning : what does the research tell us? ACER Research Conference October 1999 : conference papers'. Melbourne : Australian Council for Educational Research


This paper outlines the background to the ACER Longitudinal Literacy and Numeracy Study (LLANS), the general methodology, and the scope and nature of the data to be collected. A description is then given of the process by which achievement data will be reported. The study has been designed to follow the literacy and numeracy development of a national sample of students throughout the years of primary schooling. The study commenced in 1999 with children at the beginning of their school lives and runs for seven years.

Place of Publication

Camberwell, Victoria


Australian Council for Educational Research