Publications: Guides for parents

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. 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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  3. Your child's education

    These booklets have been written for everyone who parents a child - those who have care and responsibility for children attending a school. The booklets include questions you can ask, as well as general information that you may find useful. Click on the booklet to read and download, or contact us...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/your-childs-education/

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  4. How is my child doing?

    ERO guides for parents have been written for everyone who parents a child - those who have care and responsibility for children attending a school. The booklets include questions you can ask, as well as general information that you may find useful. Click on the booklet to read and download, or contact...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/how-is-my-child-doing/

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  5. School Trustees

    ERO guides for parents have been written for everyone who parents a child - those who have care and responsibility for children attending a school. The booklets include questions you can ask, as well as general information that you may find useful. 

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/school-trustees/

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