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. Working with the National Standards: Interim Findings Term 3, 2010

    This is an interim report of findings from 80 schools reviewed in Term 3, 2010.As part of the review process, ERO asked specific questions about each school's use of National Standards, its preparedness for these and how well school leaders, teachers and trustees understood the National Standards.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/working-with-the-national-standards-interim-findings-term-3-2010/

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  2. Promoting Success for Māori Students Schools’ Progress

    This 2010 report evaluates how schools have promoted success for Māori students since ERO’s previous national report in 2006. The success of Māori students at school is a matter of national interest and priority. ERO has published five national evaluation reports on this topic since 2001.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/promoting-success-for-maori-students-schools-progress/

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  3. Working with the National Standards within the New Zealand Curriculum

    ERO evaluated preparedness to work with the National Standards within The New Zealand Curriculum in 228 schools during Terms 1 and 2, 2010. ERO found that most schools were well prepared or had preparation under way, and in many cases the preparations focused on aligning existing benchmarks and expectations with...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/working-with-the-national-standards-within-the-new-zealand-curriculum/

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  4. Including Students with High Needs

    ERO evaluated how well schools included students with high needs. Approximately three percent of the student population have significant physical, sensory, neurological, psychiatric, behavioural or intellectual impairment. ERO’s evaluation showed that approximately half of the schools in the study demonstrated inclusive practice, while 30 percent had ‘pockets of inclusive practice’...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/including-students-with-high-needs/

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  5. Success for Māori Children in Early Childhood Services

    This evaluation also raises questions about the links between implementing a bicultural curriculum and reviewing its impact for Māori children. This is the next step for services that already have strong bicultural curriculum. Reflecting on and questioning the extent to which Māori children experience success as learners is part of...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/success-for-maori-children-in-early-childhood-services/

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  6. Implementing Self Review in Early Childhood Services

    The Education Review Office (ERO) undertook a national evaluation of the implementation of self review in 397 services in Terms 1, 2 and 3, 2008. The evaluation focused on how well self review was understood, supported and implemented in each service and the extent to which it led to improved management...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/implementing-self-review-in-early-childhood-services/

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