Appendix 2: Evaluation framework – questions we asked

Questions for service leaders and kaiako

1. How aware are you/your team of Te Whāriki (2017)?
2. Have or are you/your team attended any professional learning and development sessions about Te Whāriki (2017)? If yes, what was the PLD and how useful was it in helping you/your team develop your knowledge and understanding of Te Whāriki (2017)?
3. What steps are you taking to review and design your local curriculum?
4. What steps are you taking to use the learning outcomes in Te Whāriki (2017) to determine/identify what learning matters and is valued in your service?
5. How confident are you/your team to work with Te Whāriki (2017) to support Māori to experience educational success as Māori?
6. What are you/your team doing differently as you begin to work with Te Whāriki (2017)? What will you do differently?
7. What do you see as the barriers or challenges as you/your team begin to work with Te Whāriki (2017)?
8. What expertise and resources do you already have to support your service to implement Te Whāriki (2017)?
9. Is there anything further you/your team need to help implement Te Whāriki (2017) in your service?

Questions for Governing organisations (for professional leaders)

1. How have your services responded to Te Whāriki (2017)?
2. How are your services working with Te Whāriki (2017)? How do you know this? How are you responding?
3. Have leaders and kaiako from your services attended any professional learning and development sessions about Te Whāriki (2017)? If yes, what PLD and what do you know about the impact of this PLD?
4. Have you (as leaders in your organisation) attended any professional learning and development sessions about Te Whāriki (2017)? If yes, what PLD?
5. What steps are your services taking to review and design their local curriculum?
6. What steps are your services taking to use the learning outcomes in Te Whāriki (2017) to determine/identify what learning matters and is valued in their service?
7. How are your services working with Te Whāriki (2017) to support Māori children to experience educational success as Māori?
8. What do you see as the barriers or challenges for your services as they begin to work with Te Whāriki (2017)?
9. What expertise and resources do you already have to support your services to implement Te Whāriki (2017)?
10. Is there anything further your services need to help implement Te Whāriki (2017) in your service?
11. How will you address those needs?