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  1. All publications

    In this section you'll find ERO's evaluation indicators and frameworks, national evaluations, effective practice reports, resources and guides, corporate publications and guides for parents. Use the search box at the top right or the filters below to find what you're looking for. Only current indicators and frameworks and other recent publications are published on this website. Please email us if you would like a full list of ERO publications or a copy of an older document.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/

  2. ERO resources to help schools improve student wellbeing

    The Education Review Office (ERO) has released two new publications aimed at helping school leaders, teachers and trustees to better understand, promote and respond to learners’ wellbeing.“The wellbeing of our children and young people is essential – making sure students are happy and engaged at school means they’re much more likely to be learning, achieving and better equipped for life after school,” says Sandra Collins, Senior Education Evaluator at ERO.Wellbeing for success: a resou...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/footer-upper/news/ero-resources-to-help-schools-improve-student-wellbeing/

  3. Publications update February 2017

    New publications School trustees booklet: helping you ask the right questionsThis booklet is for boards of trustees. It focuses on student achievement and wellbeing, and the role the board plays in these two areas. The booklet includes questions and information that will guide discussions with school leaders and trustees. Online only.  Extending their language - expanding their world: Children’s oral language (birth-8 years)Research evidence shows early in a child’s life is a critical tim...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/footer-upper/news/publications-update-february-2017/

  4. Appendix One: ERO’s other reports about the National Standards

    ERO has published a series of reports about the implementation of the National Standards:Working with the National Standards within The New Zealand Curriculum,August 2010.Working with the National Standards: Raising Student Achievement in Reading, Writing and Mathematics, March 2011.Working with the National Standards to Promote Students’ Progress and Achievement, March 2012.These reports are available on ERO’s website at http://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/category/national-evaluationsERO i...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/working-with-national-standards-good-practice/appendix-one-eros-other-reports-about-the-national-standards/

  5. Next steps

    To improve their understanding and implementation of self review, ERO recommends that early childhood services: improve processes for the gathering, analysis and use of information in self review; seek professional development to improve their understanding and implementation of self review [2]; use existing Ministry of Education publications to increase their understanding of self review; and use external review to complement their self review. ERO recommends that the Ministry of Education co...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/implementing-self-review-in-early-childhood-services/next-steps/

  6. Next steps

    ERO recommends that the Ministry of Education supports schools to: better use student achievement information to review and adapt their school’s curriculum so that it is responsive to all learners access and use research findings, such as that in the Best Evidence Synthesis (BES) publications, particularly the BES exemplars, to introduce different teaching practices that have been shown to accelerate learners’ progress in New Zealand schools. ERO recommends that school trustees, leaders...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/mathematics-in-years-4-to-8-developing-a-responsive-curriculum/next-steps/

  7. Introduction

    This overview of the processes and reasoning involved in effective internal evaluation for improvement draws on a recently published resource Effective Internal Evaluation – How to do and use internal evaluation for improvement (2015).1 This resource was jointly published by the Education Review Office and the Ministry of Education. Section Two of the resource – “Engaging in effective internal evaluation” describes both the ‘how to’ and the evaluative thinking that contributes to imp...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/effective-internal-evaluation-for-improvement/introduction/

  8. Videos

      The collection of videos and publications is called Improvement in Action and illustrates what works to achieve successful outcomes for all children and young people in the education system.The video sequences bring to life ERO’s School Evaluation Indicators. E whakatairanga ana tēnei rauemi ā-ipurangi i ētahi kura e tino whai hua nei ā rātau mahi mō ā rātau ākonga. E kīia ana tēnei kohinga ataata, pānuitanga hoki ko Te Ahu Whakamua, ā, ka whakaatuhia he mahi e tutuki momoho...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/videos/

  9. Resources to support trustees and principals

    The Ministry, NZSTA and other education agencies provide many resources and tools to support trustees in their role as employer. Key resources are described in Appendix 1.Key findings The education agencies provide detailed resources for boards and trustees about their role as employer. Many schools do not know about these resources or use them. Approximately 60 percent of board chairpersons and half the principals surveyed had used the Ministry publication Effective Governance: Recruiting and M...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/student-safety-in-schools-recruiting-and-managing-staff/resources-to-support-trustees-and-principals/

  10. Background

    Priority learners are groups of students who have been identified as historically not experiencing success in the New Zealand schooling system. These include many Māori and Pacific learners, those from low socio-economic backgrounds, and students with special education needs.Their “success in education is essential to the Government’s goal of building a productive and competitive economy...[and helping them develop] the skills needed to reach their full potential and contribute to the econo...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/evaluation-at-a-glance-priority-learners-in-new-zealand-schools/background/

  11. Overview

    This good practice report shows the range of ways schools have effectively done and used internal evaluation for improvement. ERO visited 13 schools in Terms 3 and 4, 2014, that had been identified during their regular ERO reviews as having effective internal evaluation.1ERO investigated: how the schools knew what and how to improve how the schools knew how they were going what conditions and actions supported the schools' internal evaluation activities how the schools had developed capability a...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/internal-evaluation-good-practice/overview/

  12. Conclusion

    Through our national evaluation reports, ERO has built up a body of knowledge about what the implementation of Te Whāriki currently looks like in New Zealand early learning settings. This retrospective study provides a synthesis of the findings of these reports, highlighting what is important and what is working well, and giving examples of effective practice in each area.The depth and richness of Te Whāriki is internationally recognised, however, the holistic and interpretive nature of this c...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/early-learning-curriculum/conclusion/

  13. Next steps

    ERO recommends that the Ministry of Education supports schools to: improve their assessment practices to more effectively identify the student’s next teaching steps and to monitor how well their interventions or strategies have accelerated the progress of priority learners access and use research findings, such as those in the Best Evidence Synthesis (BES) publications, particularly the BES exemplars, to introduce different teaching practices that have been shown to accelerate learners’ pr...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/accelerating-the-progress-of-priority-learners-in-primary-schools/next-steps/

  14. Foreword

    How children and young people feel at school has a major impact on how confident they are and how well they learn. There is no single measure for wellbeing, but the factors that contribute to it are interrelated and interdependent.Most children and young people enjoy school, thrive and succeed. But for some, negative experiences, behaviours or emotions during the passage from childhood to adulthood can affect their wellbeing and lead to long-term negative consequences.In 2012 the Prime Minister...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/wellbeing-for-success-effective-practice/foreword/

  15. About ERO reviews

    The purpose of an ERO reviewAn ERO review looks at how an early learning service or school reaches positive learning outcomes - knowledge, skills, attitude and habits - for all children and young people. We’re interested in what’s working well and where improvements can be made.Our review process works with an early learning service or school’s own evaluation processes. It also supports a culture of ongoing improvement.View our step by step guide to the review process.Why we make reports p...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/how-ero-reviews/information-for-parents/

  16. Improvement In Action Te Ahu Whakamua

       The collection of videos and publications is called Improvement in Action and illustrates what works to achieve successful outcomes for all children and young people in the education system.The video sequences bring to life ERO’s School Evaluation Indicators. E whakatairanga ana tēnei rauemi ā-ipurangi i ētahi kura e tino whai hua nei ā rātau mahi mō ā rātau ākonga. E kīia ana tēnei kohinga ataata, pānuitanga hoki ko Te Ahu Whakamua, ā, ka whakaatuhia he mahi e tutuki momoh...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/improvement-in-action-te-ahu-whakamua/