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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. 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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  2. 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 Mäori-medium settings.

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

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Wellbeing for success: effective practice

    In 2014, the Education Review Office (ERO) undertook an evaluation of the extent to which schools were promoting and responding to student wellbeing in primary and secondary schools. This 2016 effective practice report provides further detail about practices in selected schools that promote wellbeing for all students, and describes how...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/wellbeing-for-success-effective-practice/

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  6. Wellbeing for success: a resource for schools

    Wellbeing for success: a resource for schools has been developed to help schools evaluate and improve student wellbeing. It highlights the importance of schools promoting the wellbeing of all students as well as the need for systems, people and initiatives to respond to wellbeing concerns for students who need additional support.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/wellbeing-for-success-a-resource-for-schools/

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  7. Modern New Zealand learning practice: glossary

    Modern learning practice is changing the ways students engage with their learning, how they learn and what they learn. With these changes come a variety of new terms. Many New Zealand schools are adapting their pedagogy, systems, environments, use of digital technology, and how they collaborate with other schools in...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/modern-new-zealand-learning-practice-glossary/

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  8. Accelerating student achievement: a resource for schools

    This resource can be used with the School Evaluation Indicators. It brings together findings from ERO’s recent national reports to outline what works to accelerate progress for Māori students at-risk of underachieving in primary schools. We share approaches schools have taken where progress was accelerated and schools were able to extend...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/accelerating-student-achievement-a-resource-for-schools-december-2015/

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  9. He Pou Tātaki: How ERO reviews home-based education and care services

    He Pou Tataki: How ERO reviews home-based education and care services provides resources for ERO and home-based services to use during reviews. The resources reflect ERO’s commitment to the provision of high quality early childhood education for all children in Aotearoa New Zealand.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/he-pou-tataki-how-ero-reviews-home-based-education-and-care-services/

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  10. Educationally powerful connections with parents and whānau

    In this report, the Education Review Office (ERO) evaluated how well 256 schools worked with parents and whanau to respond to students at risk of underachievement. We looked for examples where schools had specifically worked with parents and whānau to accelerate and support progress and improve achievement.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/educationally-powerful-connections-with-parents-and-whanau/

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  11. 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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