Sources of wellbeing data for internal evaluation

Schools already collect data that can deepen knowledge of student wellbeing and the processes supporting it.

Data sources may include, but are not limited to:

  • teacher observations in the classroom, the playground and assemblies
  • Wellbeing@School and Me and My School survey results including student, teacher, parent, whanau and community voices.
  • student profiles or portfolios
  • interviews and meetings with parents and whanau
  • student management systems
  • achievement data - national standards, NCEA
  • traumatic incidence/risk data
  • attendance and retention data
  • reports to the board
  • school documentation including charter, policies and procedures
  • identification of needs through an analysis of individual education plans
  • interviews and conversations with professional social and health providers
  • HEEADSSS 1 assessment data
  • minutes from syndicate, team or department meetings and multidisciplinary meetings including Resource Teacher: Learning and Behaviour (RTLB), guidance, pastoral and behavioural meetings
  • referral rates to RTLB, pastoral care, Child, Youth and Family, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.