Appendix 1: The evaluation framework

Table 3: Evaluation framework

Evaluation Focus

Level of the school

Evaluation Question

Categories used to describe practice

Curriculum principles

School

To what extent are the principles of The New Zealand Curriculum evident in the interpretation and implementation of this school’s curriculum?

Highly evident

Some evidence

Minimal evidence

Not evident

Curriculum principles

Classroom

To what extent are the principles of The New Zealand Curriculum enacted in classroom curriculum?

Fully enacted

Some enactment

Minimal enactment

No enactment