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. 

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  1. Literacy and Mathematics in Years 9 and 10: Using Achievement Information to Promote Success

    This evaluation looked at how effectively schools use literacy and mathematics achievement information to improve learning for Years 9 and 10 students. The evaluation found that improvements are needed in most secondary schools’ practice with these students.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/literacy-and-mathematics-in-years-9-and-10-using-achievement-information-to-promote-success/

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  3. Including Students with Special Needs: School Questionnaire Responses

    This report, Including Students with Special Needs: school questionnaire responses presents the findings from a questionnaire completed by schools reviewed in the first two terms of 2011. It is based on schools’ own views of how well they include children with special needs.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/including-students-with-special-needs-school-questionnaire-responses/

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  4. Positive Foundations for Learning: Confident and Competent Children in Early Childhood Services

    This report discusses the areas of strength, and areas for development that ERO found. It also describes the practices of specific service types - Playcentres, kindergartens and education and care services - in supporting children’s social competence, and understanding of appropriate behaviour.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/positive-foundations-for-learning-confident-and-competent-children-in-early-childhood-services/

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  5. Education Outside the Classroom: Schools' Use of EOTC Guidelines

    This evaluation investigates how well schools are using the EOTC Guidelines in their provision of EOTC, how well their EOTC activities complement the curriculum, how well they plan for the safety of EOTC activities, and how well the revised EOTC Guidelines support teaching and safety.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/education-outside-the-classroom-schools-use-of-eotc-guidelines/

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  6. Directions for Learning: The New Zealand Curriculum Principles, and Teaching as Inquiry

    In November 2007, a revised curriculum was launched for use in New Zealand schools. The New Zealand Curriculum is a statement of official policy related to teaching and learning in English-medium schools in New Zealand. The requirement for schools to implementThe New Zealand Curriculum came into effect on 1 February 2010.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/directions-for-learning-the-new-zealand-curriculum-principles-and-teaching-as-inquiry/

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  7. Working with the National Standards: Raising student achievement in reading, writing and mathematics

    This is the latest report in the series of ERO's national evaluation reports about the implementation of the National Standards in English-medium schools with students in Years 1 to 8.The evaluation involved 237 schools reviewed by ERO in Terms 3 and 4, 2010.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/working-with-the-national-standards-raising-student-achievement-in-reading-writing-and-mathematics/

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  8. Ngā Whakangungu Kāwanatanga mā ngā Poari Whakahaere me ngā Whānau i roto i ngā Kura - Governance Training for Boards of Trustees and Whānau in Kura

    Whakataka te hau ki te uru, Whakataka te hau ki te tonga. Kia mākinakina ki uta, Kia mātaratara ki tai. E hī ake ana te atākurahe tio, he huka, he hauhunga. Haumi e! Hui e! Tāiki e!

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/nga-whakangungu-kawanatanga-ma-nga-poari-whakahaere-me-nga-whanau-i-roto-i-nga-kura-governance-training-for-boards-of-trustees-and-whanau-in-kura/

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