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  1. Next steps

    The principles identified by this report should be used by the Ministry of Education to improve the contracting of pedagogical leadership, as well as its professional development and support of AE. In addition, the Ministry should work with AE clusters to address, as much as possible, the various challenges to pedagogical leadership identified in this report. Managing schools and their AE providers should use this report to review the quality of their pedagogical leadership. A key aspect of th...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/alternative-education-an-evaluation-of-the-pedagogical-leadership-initiative/next-steps/

  2. Appendix 1: Evaluation matrix for pedagogical leadership

    4 Highly effective – A professional and supportive practice Pedagogical leadership supports high quality teaching and/or is making significant contributions to student outcomes and/or the quality of AE teaching, planning, assessment and evaluation. The pedagogical leadership model is sustainable and works for the provider and other stakeholders (ie the school). Through the pedagogical leadership process the provider is, for example, increasingly effective (innovative or risk-taking), in eng...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/alternative-education-an-evaluation-of-the-pedagogical-leadership-initiative/appendix-1-evaluation-matrix-for-pedagogical-leadership/

  3. Leadership for equity and excellence

    Effective leadership is a defining characteristic of Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako that make a difference for students. Leaders have a crucial role to play in the development of a compelling collective vision and priority goals and targets that represent the perspectives and aspirations of the community, especially the students, parents and whānau. Effective community leaders ensure that resources are used to create the conditions that enable members to work together to pursue the agre...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/communities-of-learning-kahui-ako-collaboration-to-improve-learner-outcomes/leadership-for-equity-and-excellence/

  4. Appendix 2: Principles of pedagogical leadership in AE

    The indicators below represent a broad structure of good practice in pedagogical leadership in Alternative Education. They are designed to be used alongside other ERO AE indicators as prepared for the reports Good Practice in Alternative Education (Appendix 3) and Secondary Schools and Alternative Education (Appendix 4). ORGANISATIONAL PRINCIPLES Managing school responsibility The managing school actively ensures that pedagogical leadership contributes to improved social, academic and...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/alternative-education-an-evaluation-of-the-pedagogical-leadership-initiative/appendix-2-principles-of-pedagogical-leadership-in-ae/

  5. Alternative Education: An Evaluation of the Pedagogical Leadership Initiative

    In 2011 the Ministry of Education introduced funding for pedagogical leadership in alternative education to improve the quality of teaching and learning. This evaluation examined the impact of that funding initiative by looking at the work of 10 clusters providing alternative education. It also identified a set of principles to provide guidance on good practice.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/alternative-education-an-evaluation-of-the-pedagogical-leadership-initiative/

  6. Conclusion

    Pedagogical leadership is, fundamentally, a professional development and support process for Alternative Education (AE). Pedagogical leadership is not about the work of just one person, but requires all those with a responsibility for learner outcomes to be involved and actively working together to accelerate the learning of these students. This evaluation has found that AE clusters have taken a diverse range of approaches to pedagogical leadership and, even at this early stage, a range of out...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/alternative-education-an-evaluation-of-the-pedagogical-leadership-initiative/conclusion/

  7. Overview

    Pedagogical leadership is a new initiative which aims to improve the quality of teaching and learning in Alternative Education (AE). The Ministry of Education introduced funding for pedagogical leadership at the beginning of 2011. The objectives of this funding were to ensure that the provision of AE had: tutors with cultural competence in working with diverse students programmes that address the identity, language and cultural needs of Māori students quality curriculum planning and assessment...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/alternative-education-an-evaluation-of-the-pedagogical-leadership-initiative/overview/

  8. Key themes

    Four key themes emerged from the talanoa about the improvements in the services: Leading organisational change. Developing leadership capability. Leadership for curriculum. Ensuring quality. These themes interweave, inform each other and are dependent on each other. They are examined in more detail in the following pages. Improvement-focused changes...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/how-do-leaders-support-improvement-in-pacific-early-childhood-services/key-themes/

  9. School Leadership That Works

    The report is designed as a resource to guide the practice of school leadership. It is aimed at all school leaders, but particularly those less experienced school leaders who may be seeking to become more successful as a leader in future, by learning from the good practices of others. It cites key evidence from research. It also further illustrates the recently published ERO School Evaluation Indicators.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/school-leadership-that-works/

  10. Our leadership team

    Chief Executive/Chief Review OfficerNicholas PoleDeputy Chief Executive Review and ImprovementDiana AndersonDeputy Chief Executive Methodology and Professional PracticeDr Ro ParsonsDeputy Chief Executive Evaluation and Review MāoriLynda Pura-WatsonDeputy Chief Executive Corporate ServicesJeremy FranceDirectors Review and Improvement ServicesOur directors have responsibility for leading review and improvement services in the regionsDirector Review and Improvement Services (Northern)Steve TannerD...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/footer-upper/about-ero/our-leadership-team/

  11. Introduction

    Leadership that works matters in education. After classroom teaching, the quality and capability of school leadership is the most significant in school influence on student outcomes.[2] Our education system aspires to both excellence and equity of outcomes for students, so a high priority for our system is to understand and apply school leadership that works.[3]The Education Review Office (ERO) evaluation findings combined with the best evidence synthesis programme[4] identify what needs to happ...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/school-leadership-that-works/introduction/

  12. Leading collaboration

    Effective leadership is a defining characteristic of communities that  make a difference for students. Successful CoL | Kāhui Ako appointees need to be able to demonstrate the capabilities and expertise to frame, support and lead the work of a collective of leaders, professionals, students and community members.CoL | Kāhui Ako leadership roles are complex and dynamic. The roles require more than a replication of the knowledge and skill-sets required to lead a school. Those appointed to CoL |...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/communities-of-learning-kahui-ako-in-action/leading-collaboration/

  13. Foreword

    "A leader takes people where they want to go, a great leader takes people where they don't necessarily want to go, but ought to be."- Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady of the United States.New Zealand children deserve great leaders of their schools. Great leaders are effective leaders: "Leadership has a significant effect on the excellence and equity of student achievement and wellbeing." (Robinson 2011).[1]In this resource we see the leadership domain of ERO's School Evaluation Indicators in p...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/school-leadership-that-works/foreword/

  14. Methodology

    In this evaluation ERO looked at pedagogical leadership in ten clusters that were selected by the Ministry of Education. These clusters represented a variety of different AE provision. Large urban and small rural clusters were included in the sample. All of these AE clusters used external AE providers.[10]The focus of this evaluation was on what was working in pedagogical leadership. A team of two ERO review officers were on-site with each provider for up to two days. During that time the review...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/alternative-education-an-evaluation-of-the-pedagogical-leadership-initiative/methodology/

  15. Leadership Partnership Programme

    At the end of Term 3, ERO launched its Leadership Partnership Programme, which will provide successful school leaders with the opportunity to train and join review teams as partners in ERO’s external school evaluation process. https://www.ero.govt.nz/footer-upper/news/ero-insights/The programme is intended to build strong enduring partnerships and networks between ERO and the sector, build school leaders’ understanding of evaluation for improvement through upskilling practitioners in ERO’...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/footer-upper/news/ero-insights-term-4-2019/leadership-partnership-programme/

  16. Conclusion

    The quality of school leadership matters in education. When it is properly focused it has a positive impact on student achievement. When it is productively distributed, it is a principal factor in school improvement. To apply a proper focus on student achievement and to focus the school improvement process more sustainably, school leadership needs to: collaboratively develop and enact the school's vision, values goals and priorities for equity and excellence establish and ensure an orderly and s...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/school-leadership-that-works/conclusion/