Publications: National evaluations

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.

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  1. 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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  2. How do leaders support improvement in Pacific early childhood services

    This report highlights the crucial role of leaders in Pacific early childhood services to manage changes that improve learning outcomes for Pacific children. Other leaders may find this report useful when considering improvement-focused changes in their centres.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/how-do-leaders-support-improvement-in-pacific-early-childhood-services/

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  3. Inclusive practices for students with special education needs in schools

    This report examines how well students with special education needs are included in New Zealand schools. The report provides an update on progress towards meeting the Government target that, by the end of 2014, 80 percent of New Zealand schools will be doing a good job and none should be...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/inclusive-practices-for-students-with-special-education-needs-in-schools/

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  4. Raising achievement in primary schools ALiM and ALL

    This national report is a companion report to Raising achievement in primary schools. It presents further findings of how some of the primary schools were using the Ministry-funded support projects - Accelerated Learning in Mathematics (ALiM) and Accelerated Learninig in Literacy (ALL) to accelerate progress and raise achievement.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/raising-achievement-in-primary-schools-alim-and-all/

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  5. Supporting school improvement through effective teacher appraisal

    In 2013 the Education Review Office (ERO) evaluated the quality of teacher appraisal systems in schools using online surveys of principals and information from 200 school reviews. This report presents the findings of ERO’s evaluation of schools’ approaches to teacher appraisal.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/supporting-school-improvement-through-effective-teacher-appraisal/

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  6. Student Safety in Schools Recruiting and Managing Staff

    This report presents the findings of ERO's 2013 evaluation of how schools ensure student safety when recruiting and managing staff. ERO focused on four key areas in this evaluation. To make this report easier for school staff and trustess to consider, the findings, recommendations and self-review tools have been grouped...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/student-safety-in-schools-recruiting-and-managing-staff/

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