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In this section you'll find ERO's evaluation indicators and frameworks, national evaluations, effective practice reports, resources and guides, corporate publications and guides for parents. Use the search box at the top right or the filters below to find what you're looking for. 

Only current indicators and frameworks and other recent publications are published on this website. Please email us if you would like a full list of ERO publications or a copy of an older document.

Publications marked with an print icon are available as printed booklets. All other publications can be downloaded. To request a printed copy, email info@ero.govt.nz. Please provide your street address.

  1. Wellbeing for Success: Draft Evaluation Indicators for Student Wellbeing

    During 2013 ERO developed a set of evaluation indicators for student wellbeing for use in all mainstream primary and secondary schools. The development of the wellbeing indicators is one of the initiatives of the Prime Minister’s Youth Mental Health Project.This document, Wellbeing for Success: Draft Evaluation Indicators for Student Wellbeing,...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/wellbeing-for-success-draft-evaluation-indicators-for-student-wellbeing/

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  2. Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity in NZ Schools and Early Learning Services

    In late 2015, the Cabinet Social Policy Committee asked ERO to assess ‘the current status of food, nutrition and physical activity in schools and early childhood services’ and to report on Health Promoting Schools that were included in the sample.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/food-nutrition-and-physical-activity-in-nz-schools-and-early-learning-services/

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  3. Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako: Collaboration to Improve Learner Outcomes

    This publication is designed to support Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako by bringing together research findings about effective collaboration in education communities. It is supported by the publication Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako: working towards collaborative practice.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/communities-of-learning-kahui-ako-collaboration-to-improve-learner-outcomes/

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  4. Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako: Working towards collaborative practice

    An additional resource to Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako: Collaboration to Improve Learner Outcomes. This resource is designed to support CoL | Kāhui Ako as they work towards effective collaborative practice. It is framed around key questions in each of the seven effective practice areas and is able to be used both as...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/communities-of-learning-kahui-ako-working-towards-collaborative-practice/

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  5. Effective internal evaluation for improvement

    This revised booklet is useful for any organisation interested in internal evaluation for improvement. This overview of the processes and reasoning involved in effective internal evaluation for improvement draws on a recently published resource Effective Internal Evaluation – How to do and use internal evaluation for improvement (2015).

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/effective-internal-evaluation-for-improvement/

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  6. Annual Report

    Our annual report sets out the operating context, our strategic direction, what we aimed to achieve over the previous 12 months, and what we did achieve, measured against the targets outlined in our Strategic Intentions. It also outlines our role and the scope of our functions, reports on organisational health...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/annual-report/

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  7. An evaluation of Stand Children's Services: Children's Villages

    Until recently children with behavioural and social needs were referred to and attended one of six health camps situated across New Zealand. Each of the six health camps had an associated school attached. In 2008 ERO evaluated the quality of provisions for children at the health camps and identified significant areas...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/an-evaluation-of-stand-childrens-services-childrens-villages/

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  8. Partners in Learning

    Strong connections between schools and parents and whānau are essential to accelerating the achievement of our kids, particularly those at risk of underachieving. This booklet helps parents, families and whānau to form effective relationships and educationally powerful connections. 

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/partners-in-learning/

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  9. School Evaluation Indicators

    The Education Review Office (ERO) first introduced evaluation indicators in 2003, revising them in 2010. This new version reflects a deepening understanding of how schools improve, and the role that evaluation plays in that process. It also reflects a strengthened relationship between ERO’s approaches to evaluation in English-medium and Māori-medium settings.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/school-evaluation-indicators/

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  10. The Early Learning Years

    This booklet is for all parents and caregivers who have infants and toddlers in an early childhood education service, or who are thinking about enrolling their child in an early childhood service. It gives you an idea of what you can expect from high quality early childhood education and the...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/the-early-learning-years/

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  11. Vocational pathways: authentic and relevant learning

    ERO evaluated how well 35 secondary schools were using Vocational Pathways. While most schools knew about and were using the pathways, they were not fully realising the initiative’s potential. Vocational Pathways can be a valued part of a school’s curriculum for all students when used as more than just an...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/vocational-pathways-authentic-and-relevant-learning/

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