Education Review Office Te Tari Arotake Matauranga

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ERO reviews schools and early childhood education services, and publishes national reports on current education practice.

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Jun 2014
This national report is a companion report to Raising achievement in primary schools It presents further findings of how some of the primary schools were using the Ministry-funded support projects - Accelerated Learning in Mathematics (ALiM) and Accelerated Learninig in Literacy (ALL) to accelerate progress and raise achievement.
Nov 2013
This report discusses secondary schools where Pacific learners are achieving at or above the national norms for all students. It includes details of initiatives and good practice and how these work together to get great results.
Feb 2013
This report is one of a series of evaluations ERO has undertaken on how schools are working with the National Standards within The New Zealand Curriculum. In this evaluation ERO used the mathematics learning area and associated standards to look at what schools were doing to raise the achievement of students in Years 4 to 8.
Jul 2012
Years 9 and 10 are vital years in students’ schooling. It is in these years that students build on and consolidate their learning from the primary school years, and lay the foundation for their future success in the senior secondary school, and their postsecondary lives. In this report ERO evaluates how effectively schools use literacy and mathematics achievement information to improve learning...
Jun 2012
This report is part of a series of national evaluation reports ERO is publishing over three years about the implementation of the National Standards in English-medium schools with students in Years 1 to 8. The eight schools selected for this good practice report were reviewed during Terms 1 to 3, 2011 and were among those considered to be working well with the National Standards. ERO revisited...
Nov 2011
The intent of the evaluation was to gain an insight and understanding of literacy teaching and learning in early childhood education. This report complements the ERO national evaluation report, Literacy in Early Childhood: Teaching and Learning, February 2011. It presents examples of good practice from 13 early childhood services, identified during their ERO reviews, which had high quality...
22 May 2011
In November 2007, a revised curriculum was launched for use in New Zealand schools. The New Zealand Curriculum is a statement of official policy related to teaching and learning in English-medium schools in New Zealand. The requirement for schools to implementThe New Zealand Curriculum came into effect on 1 February 2010. In early 2010, the Ministry of Education asked the Education...
6 Mar 2011
This is the latest report in the series of ERO's national evaluation reports about the implementation of the National Standards in English-medium schools with students in Years 1 to 8.The evaluation involved 237 schools reviewed by ERO in Terms 3 and 4, 2010. The report indicates that schools are still at varying stages of working with the National Standards.
Jun 2010
This is the third in a series of three evaluations of schools’ preparations for giving effect to The New Zealand Curriculum. The three reports are based on evidence gathered by the Education Review Office (ERO) during education reviews conducted from Term 3, 2008 to Term 4, 2009. The previous two reports were completed in January and September 2009.  
Dec 2009
The early years of primary school are a critical time for children. This is when they learn the reading and writing skills they need to engage with all aspects of The New Zealand Curriculum. When children start school, each child’s literacy experience and knowledge is different. How well this experience and knowledge is recognised and used in their education on a daily basis is, to a large extent...

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