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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.

  1. Building genuine learning partnerships with parents

    This report shares strategies and approaches from schools that had contributed to improving achievement by developing genuine learning partnerships with parents. It also includes some simple strategies a few of the schools used to involve parents more in supporting the things children were learning at school.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/building-genuine-learning-partnerships-with-parents/

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  2. Teen Parent Units

    The Education Review Office (ERO) reviews Teen Parent Units (TPUs) on a three‑year cycle. During March and April, 2017 ERO investigated the quality of education provided by TPUs and the extent to which they supported positive outcomes for TPU students and their children.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/teen-parent-units/

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  3. What drives learning in the senior secondary school?

    This evaluation studies effective practice in schools’ senior curriculum. It contributes to the review being undertaken by the Ministry of Education (the Ministry) of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA). The Ministry-led review focuses on the implementation of NCEA as the national assessment system for the senior years of...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/what-drives-learning-in-the-senior-secondary-school/

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  4. Case studies

    Improvement in Action brings to life ERO’s School Evaluation Indicators and illustrates what works to achieve successful outcomes for all children and young people in the education system.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/case-studies/

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  5. Responding to Language Diversity in Auckland

    Auckland is New Zealand’s most culturally diverse city, with over 100 ethnicities and more than 150 languages spoken on a daily basis. How are schools and early learning services in Auckland responding to this increasing cultural and language diversity? This question was the basis for a new evaluation published by ERO...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/responding-to-language-diversity-in-auckland/

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  6. Evaluation at a glance: A decade of assessment in New Zealand Primary Schools - Practice and trends

    High quality assessment and evaluation allows us to focus on student progress and outcomes at classroom, school and system levels.  It helps teachers, schools and systems to report on student achievement across points in time, and provide information for parents, trustees and the public about the quality of education.  

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/evaulation-at-a-glance-a-decade-of-assessment-in-new-zealand-primary-schools-practice-and-trends/

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  7. Leading Innovative Learning in New Zealand Schools

    The Education Review Office (ERO) visited 12 schools to see how they were preparing their students as 21st century learners. Leaders were innovative, rethinking and transforming teaching and learning to equip students with the knowledge, skills and qualifications required for their future.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/leading-innovative-learning-in-new-zealand-schools-april-2018/

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  8. Teaching strategies that work - Mathematics

    This Education Review Office (ERO) report is one of a series of reports on teaching strategies that work. It features strategies and approaches that we observed in 40 primary schools selected from across New Zealand. These schools came from a database of 129 schools, all with rolls of 200 or more, in which the...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/teaching-strategies-that-work-mathematics/

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  9. Hauhaketia ngā taonga tuku iho kia puāwai ai: Unearth our ancestral treasures so that we may prosper

    Evaluation insights by the Education Review Office (ERO), alongside contributions from the Te Kōhanga Reo National Trust (Te Kōhanga Reo Trust) and kōhanga reo whānau inform the findings of this report, which highlights effective practice in kōhanga reo, specifically the support children need to grow and thrive through a quality immersion pathway.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/unearth-our-ancestral-treasures-so-that-we-may-prosper-2018/

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  10. Annual Report 2016/17

    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-201617/

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