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  1. Appendix 2: ERO’s national evaluation reports about the early childhood sector

    Success for Māori Children in Early Childhood Services, May 2010Success for Māori Children in Early Childhood Services: Good Practice, May 2010Implementing Self Review in Early Childhood Services, January 2009Early Childhood Monograph Series: The Quality of Education and Care in Playcentres, January 2009Early Childhood Monograph Series: The Quality of Education and Care in Kindergartens, January 2009Early Childhood Monograph Series: The Quality of Education and Care in Home-based Early Childho...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/quality-in-early-childhood-services/appendix-2-eros-national-evaluation-reports-about-the-early-childhood-sector/

  2. 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/

  3. Appendix 1: ERO's national evaluation reports

    2007 The Quality of Assessment in Early Childhood Education2009     Implementing Self Review in Early Childhood Services2010     Success for Māori Children in Early Childhood ServicesSuccess for Māori Children in Early Childhood Services: Good PracticeQuality in Early Childhood Services2011     Positive Foundations for Learning: Confident and Competent Children in Early Childhood ServicesLiteracy in Early Childhood Services: Teaching and LearningLiteracy in Early Childhood Servi...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/early-learning-curriculum/appendix-1-eros-national-evaluation-reports/

  4. Participation in early childhood education

    In each primary school ERO asked what the school knew about Pacific students’ early childhood education (ECE) attendance. Fourteen percent of the 173 primary schools said that all their Pacific students had attended ECE. In a further 30 percent of schools most Pacific students had participated in ECE, and 18 percent of schools reported that some had. In three schools no Pacific students had attended ECE. There was no information about this in the remaining 32 percent of primary schools....

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/promoting-pacific-student-achievement/participation-in-early-childhood-education/

  5. 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/

  6. Introduction

    The IntroductionIn 2005, ERO evaluated the quality of self review and its contribution to improving outcomes for children in 168 early childhood services. ERO published a national evaluation report Self-review in Early Childhood Education Services, in December 2005. Since then the Ministry of Education has published guidelines to help services undertake self review. It was timely in 2008 for ERO to investigate the progress services were making in understanding the purpose of self review and w...

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

  7. Appendix 4: Prescribed Curriculum Framework

    Clauses 1-5 of this Gazette Notice published in September 2008 signalling the requirement to implement the Early Childhood Education Framework are set out below.Education (Early Childhood Education Curriculum Framework) Notice 2008[22]Pursuant to section 314 of the Education Act 1989 (as amended by the Education Amendment Act 2006), the Minister of Education gives the following notice:Notice Title and commencement – (1) This notice may be cited as the Education (Early Childhood Education Curr...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/working-with-te-whariki/appendix-4-prescribed-curriculum-framework/

  8. 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/

  9. 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/

  10. 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/

  11. How early childhood education is regulated

    The Education Act 1989 (Section 308) defines early childhood education centres as all places regularly catering for the education or care of three or more children under six who are not children of the caregiver.All premises meeting this definition must be licensed in order to operate legally, and are required to follow the Education (Early Childhood Centres) Regulations 1998. These regulations cover things such as: basic curriculum; provision of adequate resources and equipment; records; health...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/early-childhood-education-a-guide-for-parents/how-early-childhood-education-is-regulated/

  12. To parents and caregivers

    This booklet is to help you make an informed decision about choosing an early childhood service that suits you and your child. When your child begins attending an early childhood service the separation of you and your baby or young child leave you feeling anxious. It is important that you feel as comfortable as possible that he or she will be well cared for. You will also want to know that the early childhood education your child receives will be of a high quality. New Zealand has many kinds of...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/early-childhood-education-a-guide-for-parents/to-parents-and-caregivers/

  13. Overview

    A Government priority for education is that every child achieves literacy and numeracy levels that enable success. A literate society is important for educational and economic reasons. There are also social, cultural, and personal benefits for children developing good literacy knowledge and practices. The Ministry of Education has highlighted literacy as a focus area of professional development in early childhood education stating that “Literacy and numeracy skills are the foundation for con...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/literacy-in-early-childhood-services-teaching-and-learning/overview/

  14. Appendix 3: References

    Alvestad, M., Duncan, J. and Berge, A. (2009). New Zealand ECE teachers talk about Te Whāriki. New Zealand Journal of Teachers’ Work, Volume 6, (1): 3-19. Cullen, J. (1996). The challenge of Te Whāriki for future developments in early childhood education. Delta, 48 (1): 113-125. Dalli, C. (2011). A curriculum of open possibilities: a New Zealand kindergarten teacher’s view of professional practice. Early Years 31 (3): 229-243. Retrieved from http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/095...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/working-with-te-whariki/appendix-3-references/

  15. Newly developed indicators of quality for early childhood education published

    The newly developed indicators of quality for early childhood education in Aotearoa New Zealand are now available on the ERO website.Te Ara Poutama – indicators of quality for early childhood education: what matters most outlines the essential features of quality which ERO expects early childhood services to be demonstrating. The indicators have two dimensions: Valued Learning Outcomes (Outcome Indicators) and Process indicators that describe the conditions which influence the quality of earl...

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  16. About ERO

    IntroductionThe Education Review Office (ERO) is the New Zealand government department that evaluates and reports on the education and care of students in schools and early childhood services.ERO’s reports are used by parents, teachers, early childhood education managers, school principals and trustees, and by government policy makers.The Chief Review Officer formally designates individual review officers to carry out reviews in schools and early childhood centres. The functions and powers of...

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