Appendix 3: Services and schools in this evaluation

Appendix 3: Services and schools in this evaluation

Early learning services

The sample included more education and care services and fewer kindergartens than is representative of national picture. The services’ locations were representative of the national location distribution of services.

Table 1: Service type

Early learning service type

Number of ELS in sample

Percentage of ELS in sample

National percentage of ELS

Kindergarten

3

3%

21%

Education and care

106

97%

79%

Total

109

100%

100%

Table 2: Location

Early learning service location

Number of ELS in sample

Percentage of ELS in sample

National percentage of ELS

Main Urban Area

85

78%

77%

Secondary Urban Area

5

5%

6%

Minor Urban Area

10

9%

12%

Rural Area

9

8%

5%

Total

109

100%

100%

NGTs who completed the survey

Seventy NGTs completed the survey. Of these, two were employed in fixed term positions, and 68 were employed in permanent positions.

Certification status:

  • 52 PCTs
  • 18 FCTs

Qualification:

  • 12 with a Diploma
  • 47 with a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 10 with a Post Graduate Diploma

Age:

  • 33 aged 21-29
  • 18 aged 30-39
  • 15 aged 40-49
  • 4 aged 50-59

Schools

The sample included more main urban area schools and fewer rural area schools than is representative of the national picture. The sample also included more very large and large schools, and fewer very small and small schools, than is representative of the national picture.

The sample was representative of New Zealand schools in terms of school type and decile.

Table 3: School type

School type

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Contributing

38

32%

33%

Full Primary

41

35%

44%

Intermediate

13

11%

5%

Composite (Year 1-15)

2

2%

4%

Secondary (Year 7-15)

8

7%

4%

Secondary (Year 9-15)

16

13%

10%

Total

118

100%

100%

Table 4: Decile

Decile Group

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Low Decile

28

24%

29%

Medium Decile

50

42%

40%

High Decile

40

34%

31%

Total

118

100%

100%

Table 5: Location

School location

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Main Urban Area

92

78%

53%

Secondary Urban Area

7

6%

6%

Minor Urban Area

9

8%

13%

Rural Area

10

8%

28%

Total

118

100%

100%

Table 6: School size

School roll size

Number of schools in sample

Percentage of schools in sample

National percentage of schools

Very Small

0

0

9

Small

11

9

24

Medium

49

42

36

Large

40

34

21

Very Large

18

15

10

Total

118

100%

100%

NGTs who completed the survey

One hundred and eighty-two NGTs completed the survey. Of these, 77 were employed in fixed term positions, and 105 were employed permanently.

Certification status:

  • 136 PCTs
  • 46 FCTs

Qualification:

  • 101 with a Graduate or Post Graduate Diploma
  • 68 with a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7 with a Master’s Degree

Age:

  • 106 aged 21-29
  • 48 aged 30-39
  • 22 aged 40-49
  • 6 aged 50-59