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  1. Our progress in 2015/16

    What did we aim to achieve? In 2015-16, we delivered all evaluation and review outputs at expected levels. Our change and improvement focus as outlined in our Strategic Intentions document for 2015-19 was to: Strengthen system performance embed the new evaluation indicators in both external and internal evaluation processes for schools and improve internal evaluation practice across the system revise our approach to external evaluation of schools to support and accelerate student achievement pr...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/annual-report/our-progress-in-201516/

  2. Part 6: ERO's evaluation indicators for education reviews in hospital-based education and care services

    Introduction ERO’s evaluation indicators are about the factors that contribute to children’s learning and promote their wellbeing in hospital-based services. The evaluation indicators: help to determine if high quality is being achieved are indicative of quality – they do not represent quality practice on their own are statements that can be verified through data collection and analysis. They are not requirements and hospital-based services are not expected to demonstrate that they have...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/he-pou-tataki-methodology-for-ero-reviews-in-hospital-based-education-and-care-services/part-6-eros-evaluation-indicators-for-education-reviews-in-hospital-based-education-and-care-services/

  3. Our approach to school evaluations

    IntroductionERO helps improve schools, early learning services and the education system by conducting reviews and by doing evaluation and research.In our school evaluations, we report on the quality of education and learning outcomes and on what systems are in place to continue improving teaching and learning.We want to add value to the schools we review, so we provide judgements and advice for them to consider. We try to focus our assessments on the schools’ strengths, where they are currentl...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/how-ero-reviews/our-approach-to-school-evaluations/

  4. ERO's progress in 2016/17

    ERO purpose, activities and roleERO’s purposeERO’s evaluation insights are a catalyst for change so that every child achieves success as a lifelong learner.ERO’s core activitiesERO is a government department established in October 1989 under the State Sector Act 1988. The Chief Executive of ERO is the Chief Review Officer.Under Part 28 of the Education Act 1989, ERO is required to review the performance of pre-tertiary education providers in relation to the educational services they provid...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/annual-report-201617/eros-progress-in-201617/

  5. Methodology

    This report is based on questionnaires completed by 254 schools reviewed in Terms 3 and 4, 2011. Appendix 1 shows that the schools that responded were broadly representative of schools nationally, with proportionately more contributing schools and fewer composite, secondary, rural, and very small schools.The questionnaireThe questionnaire defined special education students as those who have learning difficulties, communication, emotional or behavioural difficulties, or intellectual, sensory, o...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/including-students-with-high-needs-school-questionnaire-responses-2/methodology/

  6. Conclusion

    The BPAG has developed useful research‑based guidance to support New Zealand schools to implement bullying prevention and response strategies. ERO found most schools were implementing many of the elements of the bullying‑free framework to at least some extent. However, simply having many of the elements in place was not sufficient to make a difference in bullying prevalence. What distinguished those schools working towards a bullying‑free environment to a great extent was the level of coh...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/bullying-prevention-and-response-in-new-zealand-schools-may-2019/conclusion/

  7. Appendix 2: Evaluation process and questions

    This evaluation involved ERO review teams making a judgement in each service about how well prepared leaders and kaiako were to implement Te Whāriki. We looked at the early impact of PLD in building capability and capacity of leaders and kaiako to review their philosophy, determine their priorities for children’s learning, and design their local curriculum.The overall evaluation question is: How well prepared are early learning services to implement Te Whāriki (2017)? In each early learning...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/preparedness-to-implement-te-whariki-2017/appendix-2-evaluation-process-and-questions/

  8. Introduction

    In the New Zealand education system assessment and evaluation inform both improvement and accountability. The Organisation for Economic Development (OECD) has identified key strengths of New Zealand’s assessment and evaluation framework: assessment and evaluation build on a high degree of trust and collaborative work ‑ students are expected to take responsibility for their own learning; teacher professionalism is encouraged and supported; the school’s own internal evaluation is at the he...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/evaulation-at-a-glance-a-decade-of-assessment-in-new-zealand-primary-schools-practice-and-trends/introduction/

  9. Part 6: ERO's evaluation indicators for education reviews in home-based education and care services

    IntroductionIndicators are statements that indicate whether a goal has been achieved. In this document, ERO’s evaluation indicators are about the factors in a home-based service that contribute to positive learning outcomes for children. The indicators provide a framework that allow for judgements to be made about what is being practised and the difference between what is enacted and high quality practice.ERO’s evaluation indicators for home-based services: help to determine if high quality...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/he-pou-tataki-how-ero-reviews-home-based-education-and-care-services/part-6eros-evaluation-indicators-for-education-reviews-in-home-based-education-and-care-services/