Improvement In Action Te Ahu Whakamua

Internal evaluation processes - Manurewa Central School

You can never be complacent. You are never done.

Evaluation and review are the engine room that drives the improvement agenda forward, involving all within the learning community in an ongoing cycle.

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Domain 6: Evaluation Inquiry and knowledge building for improvement and innovation

Evaluation indicators

  • Coherent organisational conditions promote evaluation, inquiry and knowledge building
  • Collective capacity to do and use evaluation, inquiry and knowledge building sustains improvement and innovation
  • Evaluation, inquiry and knowledge building capability facilitates engagement with external evaluation and the wider education community 

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Domain 1: Stewardship

Evaluation indicator

  • The board scrutinises the effectiveness of the school in achieving valued student outcomes

Key content

  • The strategic vision for the school provides the basis for ongoing evaluation
  • Strategic, regular and emergent evaluations are underpinned by an ongoing process of gathering, interrogating and making sense of the data
  • A range evidence is used, including the voices of children, teachers, parents and community, depending on the context for the evaluation
  • The approach to professional learning involves teachers in an ongoing inquiry process
  • The implementation of action plans is accompanied by ongoing inquiry and evaluation 

Things to think about

  • Who do you involve, and what is the range of evidence that you draw on to drive your school evaluation processes and improve outcomes?