The Ministry of Education should:
- promote increased awareness and use of the Activity Centre Policy Toolkit
- support Activity Centre clusters to access tailored professional learning and development, at the individual cluster level related to IEPs, assessment, curriculum development, careers education, strategic planning and self review
- work with the Ministries of Health and Social Development to establish a coordinated approach to improve the health and wellbeing of students placed in Activity Centres.
Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu – The Correspondence School should:
- review the extent to which its programmes and associated liaison with staff in Activity Centres is contributing to positive outcomes for students.
Activity Centre clusters should:
- develop and implement strategic planning that focuses on improving students’ social and educational outcomes
- include, as part of their planning, targeted professional development for Activity Centre staff, that is informed by the priorities identified in their individual Centre reports and this report
- ensure there are robust self-review processes in place to inform ongoing improvement
- ensure high quality management, reporting and support processes are implemented across the cluster, consistent with the Activity Centre Policy Toolkit
- ensure that all enrolling schools provide high quality support to students in line with the guidelines in the Activity Centre Policy Toolkit.