The data for this evaluation report was drawn from information gathered about “curriculum priorities and emphases in early childhood services” in Terms 1, 2 and 3, 2012. Information was gathered from 627 services. ERO asked specifically about:
See the companion ERO report Priorities for Children's Learning in Early Childhood Services (May 2013) for further information about the broader evaluation framework.
During each service’s review, ERO collected information from a variety of sources including:
All data was collected by ERO review officers in the normal course of their review activities.
The term teacher as used in this report refers to teacher, educator, and kaiako.