ERO evaluated how effectively each service managed and developed its staff. ERO focused on:
More detail about these areas for investigation is set out in the indicators ERO used to make judgements about the services’ commitment and capability to implement employment practices that appoint, manage and develop competent staff.
ERO also collected supporting information about:
ERO gathered data from 235 early childhood services that were reviewed in Term 2 2013. ERO collected information from a variety of sources including:
This report does not include home-based education and care service and Playcentres. Home-based education and care services are not included because ERO only reviewed a small number (10) of home-based services in Term 2, 2013 when data for this evaluation was gathered. Playcentres are not included because they are generally not involved in employing a large number of staff.