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  1. 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 as those that contribute to poor quality. The report provides a good starting point for further discussion for anyone involved in early childhood education including education providers, policy makers and teachers.

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

  2. The Early Learning Years

    This booklet is for all parents and caregivers who have infants and toddlers in an early childhood education service, or who are thinking about enrolling their child in an early childhood service. It gives you an idea of what you can expect from high quality early childhood education and the questions you can ask a service about the education and care of your child.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/the-early-learning-years/

  3. He Pou Tātaki - How ERO reviews early childhood services

    He Pou Tataki - How ERO reviews early childhood services He Pou Tātaki - How ERO reviews early childhood services includes ERO's review framework and the evaluation indicators for education reviews in early childhood services.* He Pou Tātaki reflects developments in the early childhood sector, as well changes to ERO's own practices. Positive learning outcomes for children are at the centre of He Pou Tātaki. *We have separate review procedures for kōhanga reo. Home-based education and car...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/he-pou-tataki-how-ero-reviews-early-childhood-services/

  4. Inclusion of Children with Special Needs in Early Childhood Services

    This national report presents the findings of ERO's recent evaluation of how well early childhood services include children with moderate to severe special needs. This evaluation supports the Government's priority for every child to have the opportunity to participate in early childhood education (ECE).

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/inclusion-of-children-with-special-needs-in-early-childhood-services/

  5. Literacy in Early Childhood Services: Good Practice

    The intent of the evaluation was to gain an insight and understanding of literacy teaching and learning in early childhood education. This report complements the ERO national evaluation report, Literacy in Early Childhood: Teaching and Learning, February 2011. It presents examples of good practice from 13 early childhood services, identified during their ERO reviews, which had high quality literacy teaching and learning. ERO revisited these services in Term 4, 2010. These services were at different stages in their understanding and associated literacy teaching and learning practices.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/literacy-in-early-childhood-services-good-practice/

  6. 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.

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

  7. Partnership with Whānau Māori in Early Childhood Services

    In this evaluation Partnership with Whānau Māori in Early Childhood Education, ERO focused on the extent to which: services understood and valued the identity, language and culture of Māori children and their whānau, particularly when the child and whānau enter the service managers and educators built positive relationships with the whānau of Māori children; and each service worked in partnership with the whānau of Māori children.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/partnership-with-whanau-maori-in-early-childhood-services/

  8. Positive Foundations for Learning: Confident and Competent Children in Early Childhood Services

    This report discusses the areas of strength, and areas for development that ERO found. It also describes the practices of specific service types - Playcentres, kindergartens and education and care services - in supporting children’s social competence, and understanding of appropriate behaviour.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/positive-foundations-for-learning-confident-and-competent-children-in-early-childhood-services/