This report presents findings from an evaluation of how well early childhood services were determining, enacting, and reviewing their curriculum, and what they knew about successful outcomes for children. The findings focus on how services were enacting their identified priorities and emphases for children’s learning in their curriculum and associated assessment and self-review practices; and the extent to which their curriculum was responsive to Māori and Pacific children achieving success.
ERO reviewed the implementation of curriculum in 387 early childhood services during Terms 1 and 2, 2012. As part of each service’s review, ERO investigated:
ERO reviewed a further 240 services in Term 3, 2012. In these services ERO investigated:
The findings in this report and the report Working with Te Whāriki focus on some of these questions.