Education Review Office: ERO
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ERO reviews schools and early childhood education services, and publishes national reports on current education practice.
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This evaluation looks at teaching approaches and strategies used in schools where there has been a significant increase in the number of students at or above National Standards in the upper primary school years (Years 5 to 8). We wanted to learn more about any short-term interventions or long-term strategies that may have been influential in bringing about these positive...
This document is the result of a collaborative effort between ERO and representatives from hospital-based education and care services. It will support improved service performance and accountability, and focuses on how well placed hospital-based services are to contribute to children’s learning, and promote their wellbeing.
Until recently children with behavioural and social needs were referred to and attended one of six health camps situated across New Zealand. Each of the six health camps had an associated school attached. In 2008 ERO evaluated the quality of provisions for children at the health camps and identified significant areas that needed to improve. ERO recommended that the Ministry of Education...
Topics: Evaluation, Education & Training, Special Character Schools, Teachers, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Teen Pregnancy
This report documents the findings of ERO's 2013 evaluation of Teen Parent Units. ERO found that most of the Units were operating well.
Topics: Evaluation, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Teachers, Schools, Children
This report discusses the effectiveness of employment practices in some kindergartens and education and care services.
Topics: Evaluation, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Special Education
This report presents the findings of ERO's 2013 evaluation of principal appraisal in primary and secondary schools.
Topics: Evaluation, Employment & Labour, Education & Training, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Leadership
This report follows on from ERO’s 2012 report on careers education, Careers Information, Advice, Guidance and Education (CIAGE) in Secondary Schools. This second report investigates how well 74 secondary schools have prepared their students for future opportunities in education, training and employment.
This cluster evaluation highlights improvements in the overall performance of the six kura kaupapa Māori and 12 English-medium schools on the North Island’s East Coast. The Education Review Office (ERO) first reported on schooling on the East Coast in 1997. That report, Improving Schooling on the East Coast, noted that the quality of education most of the students received was not high enough...
5 Mar 2011
Topics: Evaluation, Community Education, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Schools, Secondary Education, Special Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Pregnancy, Teen Pregnancy
This evaluation reports on the quality of education in the 18 Teen Parent Units (TPUs) that ERO reviewed in Term 2, 2010. The reviews focused on student achievement, teaching and learning, governance and management, and health and safety. Self review and use of analysed data were also investigated. TPUs provide education for teenage students who are pregnant, or are parents, in an environment...
Ngā Whakangungu Kāwanatanga mā ngā Poari Whakahaere me ngā Whānau i roto i ngā Kura - Governance Training for Boards of Trustees and Whānau in Kura
Whakataka te hau ki te uru, Whakataka te hau ki te tonga. Kia mākinakina ki uta, Kia mātaratara ki tai. E hī ake ana te atākurahe tio, he huka, he hauhunga. Haumi e! Hui e! Tāiki e! This national report focuses on the relevance and usefulness of governance training provided for boards of trustees and whānau in kura, and the extent to which this training...
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