Appendix 2: Evaluation framework

Question 1: To what extent are trustees working with the National Standards as part of their governance role in this school?

What information about student achievement against the National Standards has been reported to/shared with the board of trustees?

What does this information show about:

  • Māori student achievement?
  • Pacific student achievement?
  • The achievement of students with learning needs?

What has this board done to set targets in its 2011 charter?

Question 2: To what extent are school leaders working with the National Standards as part of this school’s curriculum and assessment processes?

How are school leaders improving the quality of their assessment data and associated analysis?

Have parents and whānau received two plain language written reports in 2010 about their child’s progress and achievement against the National Standards in reading, writing and mathematics?

If Yes, What is the nature of this reporting?

If No, What are the issues and challenges

What feedback has been received or sought from parents and whānau about the usefulness of this reporting?

How are school leaders using assessment information, gathered in 2010, to set targets to improve student achievement?

Question 3: To what extent are teachers working with the National Standards as part of this school’s curriculum and assessment processes?

How are teachers responding to targets through their teaching?

How are teachers reporting to students about their progress and achievement in relation to the National Standards?

Question 4: To what extent is this school working with National Standards to raise student achievement in reading, writing and mathematics?

What has helped this school to work with the National Standards?

What, if any, challenges does this school face in working with the National Standards?

What support does this school need to help it to work with the National Standards?