Appendix 4: Useful resources for principal appraisal

Davies, C (2013) Principal Performance Agreement: The Board’s Role, presentation at NZSTA Conference 2013, NZSTA.

NZSTA (2013) Trusteeship: a guide for school trustees, NZSTA.

NZSTA (2009) Guidelines for Primary Boards of Trustees: Primary Principals’ Performance Review.

NZSTA 2008 Managing Principal Appraisal (Performance Review) – Good practice framework.

NZSTA 2005, Guidelines for Boards of Trustees: Managing Principal Appraisal.

Ministry of Education 1997, A Series of Guidelines on Performance Management Systems.

Sinnema CEL, and Robinson VMJ, 2012 Goal setting in principal evaluation: goal quality and predictors of achievement, Leadership and Policy in schools, 11: 2012.

Research about principal appraisal

Anderson, C. (2009) The New Zealand Principal’s Experience of the school board as employer, report to NZ Principals’ Federation and NZ Secondary Principals’ Council, School Governance Solutions.

Bonallack, L. (2010), Principal appraisal: a personal look at the effectiveness of appraisals conducted by the author over the last seven years.

Schagen S. and Wylie C (2010) School resources, culture and connections, Wellington: NZCER

Wylie C, Brewerton M, Hodgen E (2011) Shifts in educational leadership practices survey patterns in the experienced Principals’ Development Programme 2009-2010, Report prepared for Ministry of Education, Wellington: NZCER.

Wylie, C. and Hodgen, E. (2010) Educational Leadership Practices Survey baseline 2009 overall profile of schools in the Experienced Principals’ Development Programme, Report prepared for Ministry of Education NZCER.