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  1. Appendix 1: ERO's national evaluation reports

    2007 The Quality of Assessment in Early Childhood Education2009     Implementing Self Review in Early Childhood Services2010     Success for Māori Children in Early Childhood ServicesSuccess for Māori Children in Early Childhood Services: Good PracticeQuality in Early Childhood Services2011     Positive Foundations for Learning: Confident and Competent Children in Early Childhood ServicesLiteracy in Early Childhood Services: Teaching and LearningLiteracy in Early Childhood Servi...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/early-learning-curriculum/appendix-1-eros-national-evaluation-reports/

  2. Appendix 2: ERO’s national evaluation reports about the early childhood sector

    Success for Māori Children in Early Childhood Services, May 2010Success for Māori Children in Early Childhood Services: Good Practice, May 2010Implementing Self Review in Early Childhood Services, January 2009Early Childhood Monograph Series: The Quality of Education and Care in Playcentres, January 2009Early Childhood Monograph Series: The Quality of Education and Care in Kindergartens, January 2009Early Childhood Monograph Series: The Quality of Education and Care in Home-based Early Childho...

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  3. To parents and caregivers

    This booklet is to help you make an informed decision about choosing an early childhood service that suits you and your child. When your child begins attending an early childhood service the separation of you and your baby or young child leave you feeling anxious. It is important that you feel as comfortable as possible that he or she will be well cared for. You will also want to know that the early childhood education your child receives will be of a high quality. New Zealand has many kinds of...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/early-childhood-education-a-guide-for-parents/to-parents-and-caregivers/

  4. ERO reviews of early childhood services and kōhanga reo

    For early childhood services and kōhanga reo having an ERO reviewThis page provides information for early childhood services and kōhanga reo having an ERO review. It also has links to the documentation most early childhood services will need before, during and after their review.Information about reviews and review documentation The documents used for some services ERO reviews can differ from those ordinarily used with early childhood services. Those needing different documentation include k...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/how-ero-reviews/ero-reviews-of-early-childhood-services-and-kohanga-reo/

  5. Introduction

    The quality of education and care in early childhood services has been a focus of the Education Review Office (ERO) reviews since 1990. Over time ERO’s emphasis has shifted from concerns about services’ compliance with regulations, to focus increasingly on aspects that affect the quality of performance. The emphasis is on assisting services to improve.Change and development in the sector in recent years has led to: improvements in how educators assess children’s learning and development in...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/quality-in-early-childhood-services/introduction/

  6. Foreword

    The Education Review Office (ERO) independently reviews and reports on the quality of education in schools and early childhood services. The focus of ERO’s reviews in early childhood services is on the capacity of the service to promote positive learning outcomes, with the purpose of contributing to improved wellbeing and learning for all children.He Pou Tātaki provides resources for both ERO and services to use during reviews. The information contained within this document reflects ERO’s...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/he-pou-tataki-how-ero-reviews-early-childhood-services/foreword/

  7. Introduction

    Children’s development of strong early foundations in literacy begins in the home. They are grown and enriched through participation in high quality early childhood education. It is a key priority for Government that every child achieves literacy and numeracy levels that enable their success. In New Zealand, children in early childhood services are exposed to a multitude of resources and experiences that engage and support their literacy learning.ERO evaluated literacy teaching and learning in...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/literacy-in-early-childhood-services-good-practice/introduction/

  8. Foreword

    The Education Review Office (ERO) is an independent government department that reviews the performance of New Zealand’s schools and early childhood services, and reports publicly on what it finds.The whakataukī of ERO demonstrates the importance we place on the educational achievement of our children and young people:Ko te Tamaiti te Pūtake o te Kaupapa The Child – the Heart of the MatterIn our daily work we have the privilege of going into early childhood services and schools, giving us...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/priorities-for-childrens-learning-in-early-childhood-services/foreword/

  9. Foreword

    The Education Review Office (ERO) is an independent government department that reviews the performance of New Zealand’s schools and early childhood services, and reports publicly on what it finds.The whakataukī of ERO demonstrates the importance we place on the educational achievement of our children and young people:Ko te Tamaiti te Pūtake o te Kaupapa The Child – the Heart of the MatterIn our daily work we have the privilege of going into early childhood services and schools, giving us...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/use-of-equity-funding-in-early-childhood-services/foreword/

  10. National Report Summary - Equity funding in early childhood services

    In 2012-2013, the Education Review Office (ERO) evaluated the use of Equity Funding in early childhood services and also specifically evaluated how Pacific early childhood services used this funding.Equity Funding is one of the Ministry of Education’s current funding schemes for eligible early childhood services to support and enrol vulnerable children.ERO has published two complementary reports to discuss the findings of these evaluations. As well as good practice examples and self-review que...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/use-of-equity-funding-in-early-childhood-services/national-report-summary-equity-funding-in-early-childhood-services/

  11. National Report Summary - Equity funding in early childhood services

    In 2012-2013, the Education Review Office (ERO) evaluated the use of Equity Funding in early childhood services and also specifically evaluated how Pacific early childhood services used this funding.Equity Funding is one of the Ministry of Education’s current funding schemes for eligible early childhood services to support and enrol vulnerable children.ERO has published two complementary reports to discuss the findings of these evaluations. As well as good practice examples and self-review que...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/use-of-equity-funding-in-pacific-early-childhood-services/national-report-summary-equity-funding-in-early-childhood-services/

  12. How early childhood education is regulated

    The Education Act 1989 (Section 308) defines early childhood education centres as all places regularly catering for the education or care of three or more children under six who are not children of the caregiver.All premises meeting this definition must be licensed in order to operate legally, and are required to follow the Education (Early Childhood Centres) Regulations 1998. These regulations cover things such as: basic curriculum; provision of adequate resources and equipment; records; health...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/early-childhood-education-a-guide-for-parents/how-early-childhood-education-is-regulated/

  13. Methodology

    Information gatheringDuring schools’ and early childhood services’ education reviews conducted between January and August 2012, ERO asked if people would like to share information about how they had responded to the earthquakes since September 2010. Boards, early childhood service managers, school leaders and teachers were invited to tell their stories in any way they chose. Information was collected from 17 schools and 27 early childhood services. This report includes extracts from some of...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/stories-of-resilience-and-innovation-in-schools-and-early-childhood-services-canterbury-earthquakes-2010-2012/methodology/

  14. Foreword

    The Education Review Office (ERO) is an independent government department that reviews the performance of New Zealand’s schools and early childhood services, and reports publicly on what it finds.The whakataukī of ERO demonstrates the importance we place on the educational achievement of our children and young people:Ko te Tamaiti te Pūtake o te Kaupapa The Child – the Heart of the MatterIn our daily work we have the privilege of going into early childhood services and schools, giving us...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/working-with-te-whariki/foreword/

  15. Ngā kōhanga reo

    The below sections have the information and documents you'll need before, during and after your ERO review. Review framework and evaluation indicatorsERO’s frameworks for reviews explain the review process in a transparent and easy-to-understand way. The evaluation indicators are used to inform the judgements ERO makes when reviewing. They help early childhood services understand the basis for ERO’s judgements.Ngā kōhanga reo are reviewed by Te Uepū ā-Motu, ERO’s Māori Review Service...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/how-ero-reviews/ero-reviews-of-early-childhood-services-and-kohanga-reo/nga-kohanga-reo/

  16. Conclusion

    ERO’s evaluation has highlighted the variability across early childhood services in how well they identify and respond to their priorities for children’s learning. While most services have identified their priorities, in many these were not reflected in their curriculum and associated assessment and self-review practices.ERO is concerned that assessment remains an area for improvement in many services. ERO’s report, The Quality of Assessment in Early Childhood Education, November 2007,[29]...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/priorities-for-childrens-learning-in-early-childhood-services/conclusion/

  17. Foreword

    The Education Review Office (ERO) is an independent government department that reviews the performance of New Zealand’s schools and early childhood services, and reports publicly on what it finds.The whakataukī of ERO demonstrates the importance we place on the educational achievement of our children and young people:Ko te Tamaiti te Pūtake o te Kaupapa The Child – the Heart of the MatterIn our daily work we have the privilege of going into early childhood services and schools, giving us...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/inclusion-of-children-with-special-needs-in-early-childhood-services/foreword/

  18. About ERO

    IntroductionThe Education Review Office (ERO) is the New Zealand government department that evaluates and reports on the education and care of students in schools and early childhood services.ERO’s reports are used by parents, teachers, early childhood education managers, school principals and trustees, and by government policy makers.The Chief Review Officer formally designates individual review officers to carry out reviews in schools and early childhood centres. The functions and powers of...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/footer-upper/about-ero/

  19. Introduction

    ERO evaluated how well early childhood services implemented processes that enabled them to identify and respond to the aspirations and expectations of parents and whānau of Māori children, and the extent to which they focused on realising Māori children’s potential to become competent and confident learners.Improving educational outcomes for Māori learners is a key priority for the education sector. Current education strategies include a focus on improving how Māori learners are given sup...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/success-for-maori-children-in-early-childhood-services/introduction/

  20. ERO’s Framework and Resources for Early Childhood Education Reviews Conclusions

    This report highlights some features of high quality and poor quality services. These are not definitive or by any means complete. They are, however, useful as a starting point for further discussion and debate about quality both in early childhood services and in the wider early childhood sector.Effective leadership is vital in high quality early childhood education. The role of well-qualified and experienced leaders in leading learning rather than just focusing on managing the day-to-day opera...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/quality-in-early-childhood-services/conclusions/