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New Zealand Statistics Curriculum: Statistical literacy

NZC Level 1

S1-2 Interpret statements made by others from statistical investigations and probability activities.

NZC Level 2

S2-2 Compare statements with the features of simple data displays from statistical investigations or probability activities undertaken by others.

NZC Level 3

S3-2 Evaluate the effectiveness of different displays in representing the findings of a statistical investigation or probability activity undertaken by others.

NZC Level 4

S4-2 Evaluate statements made by others about the findings of statistical investigations and probability activities.

NZC Level 5

S5-2 Evaluate statistical investigations or probability activities undertaken by others, including data collection methods, choice of measures, and validity of findings.

NZC Level 6

S6-2 Evaluate statistical reports in the media by relating the displays, statistics, processes, and probabilities used to the claims made.

NZC Level 7

S7-3 Evaluate statistically based reports:

  1. interpreting risk and relative risk
  2. identifying sampling and possible non-sampling errors in surveys, including polls.

NZC Level 8

S8-3 Evaluate a wide range of statistically based reports, including surveys and polls, experiments, and observational studies:

  1. critiquing causal-relationship claims
  2. interpreting margins of error.