Publications: National evaluations

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. 

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  1. On Your Marks...Get Set...Go! A Tale of Six Schools and the Digital Technologies Curriculum Content

    ERO conducted case studies of six schools’ implementation of the digital technologies curriculum content in Term 1, 2019. Schools that had successfully integrated the curriculum had leaders who promoted a growth mindset for teachers and looked to integrate digital technologies into existing curriculum.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/on-your-marks-get-set-go-a-tale-of-six-schools-and-the-digital-technologies-curriculum-content-2/

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  2. Professional Learning and Development in Schools

    ERO spoke with school leaders responsible for planning Professional Learning and Development (PLD) and looked at a variety of documents in 242 state or state-integrated schools (excluding kura) reviewed in Terms 3 and 4, 2018. ERO made an overall judgment about how well school leaders were determining PLD priorities and...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/professional-learning-and-development-in-schools/

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  3. It's Early Days for the New Digital Technologies Curriculum Content

    ERO exmained what barriers and enablers have influenced schools’ preparation for implementation of the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Maihiko curriculum. The report also alerts school leaders to the need to engage with the curriculum content with the urgency required to meet the January 2020 deadline for implementation.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/its-early-days-for-the-new-digital-technologies-curriculum-content/

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  4. Preparedness to implement Te Whāriki (2017)

    ERO is undertaking a series of evaluations on the implementation of Te Whāriki: He whāriki mātauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa. This report examines how prepared services are to implement Te Whāriki, including their engagement with professional learning and development, and determining 'what matters here' and next steps.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/preparedness-to-implement-te-whariki-2017/

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  5. Teen Parent Units

    The Education Review Office (ERO) reviews Teen Parent Units (TPUs) on a three‑year cycle. During March and April, 2017 ERO investigated the quality of education provided by TPUs and the extent to which they supported positive outcomes for TPU students and their children.

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/teen-parent-units/

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  6. What drives learning in the senior secondary school?

    This evaluation studies effective practice in schools’ senior curriculum. It contributes to the review being undertaken by the Ministry of Education (the Ministry) of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA). The Ministry-led review focuses on the implementation of NCEA as the national assessment system for the senior years of...

    https://www.ero.govt.nz/publications/what-drives-learning-in-the-senior-secondary-school/

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