Publications: Resources and guides

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. Effective internal evaluation for improvement

    This revised booklet is useful for any organisation interested in internal evaluation for improvement. This overview of the processes and reasoning involved in effective internal evaluation for improvement draws on a recently published resource Effective Internal Evaluation – How to do and use internal evaluation for improvement (2015).

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/effective-internal-evaluation-for-improvement/

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  2. Wellbeing for success: a resource for schools

    Wellbeing for success: a resource for schools has been developed to help schools evaluate and improve student wellbeing. It highlights the importance of schools promoting the wellbeing of all students as well as the need for systems, people and initiatives to respond to wellbeing concerns for students who need additional support.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/wellbeing-for-success-a-resource-for-schools/

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  3. Modern New Zealand learning practice: glossary

    Modern learning practice is changing the ways students engage with their learning, how they learn and what they learn. With these changes come a variety of new terms. Many New Zealand schools are adapting their pedagogy, systems, environments, use of digital technology, and how they collaborate with other schools in...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/modern-new-zealand-learning-practice-glossary/

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  4. Accelerating student achievement: a resource for schools

    This resource can be used with the School Evaluation Indicators. It brings together findings from ERO’s recent national reports to outline what works to accelerate progress for Māori students at-risk of underachieving in primary schools. We share approaches schools have taken where progress was accelerated and schools were able to extend...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/accelerating-student-achievement-a-resource-for-schools-december-2015/

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  5. Stories of Resilience and Innovation in Schools and Early Childhood Services Canterbury Earthquakes 2010-2012

    This national report gives an insight into what Canterbury schools and early childhood services experienced during and after the earthquakes. It tells their stories and gives good advice about emergency planning for others in the education sector.

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/stories-of-resilience-and-innovation-in-schools-and-early-childhood-services-canterbury-earthquakes-2010-2012/

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  6. Quality in Early Childhood Services

    Early childhood education has been an important focus for the Education Review Office for over 20 years. This report uses findings from ERO's national evaluations of early childhood education and individual services' education reviews to highlight the factors that contribute to high quality early childhood education and care, as well...

    http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/quality-in-early-childhood-services/

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