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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Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Primary Education, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Pacific People
The Pasifika Education Plan 2009-2012 highlights the need to accelerate achievement in early literacy and numeracy, and the attainment of school qualifications through students’ presence, engagement and achievement at school. In other words, Pacific students need to be at school in order to be able to learn (presence); they need to be motivated and active participants in their learning (...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Not for profit, Community Education, Pedagogy, Special Character Schools, Sport & Extramural Education, Teachers, Schools, Healthcare
This report is based on the findings of ERO’s most recent education reviews of the six health camp schools in New Zealand. The findings are intended to contribute to the Ministry of Education’s examination of the support given to students enrolled in health camp schools, and the role in the wider network of provision that these schools have in engaging students with special behavioural needs....
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Pedagogy, Teachers, Secondary Education, Families & Whānau, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership
This evaluation report about good practice in supporting and engaging senior secondary students draws on the work of nine New Zealand secondary schools and identifies principles and practice tha are working effectively. The good practice found in these secondary schools reflects the importance of: well led and effective teaching practice; good quality decision making about the organisation and...
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Governance & Kaitiakitanga, Leadership, Whānau
Research evidence shows that effective partnerships between schools and parents, whānau and communities can result in better outcomes for students. The better the relationship and engagement, the more positive the impact on students’ learning. In this evaluation, ‘engagement’ is defined as a meaningful, respectful partnership between schools and their parents, whānau, and communities that...
Topics: Evaluation, Voluntary & Community, Schools, Natural Disasters, Leadership, Policy, Disease, Healthcare, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
ERO evaluated the quality of pandemic planning in 230 schools (nearly a tenth of all state schools in New Zealand) during Terms 2 and 3, 2007. Information for this evaluation was collected in the course of the schools' regular education reviews. ERO investigated how prepared schools were for a potential influenza pandemic, and identified specific actions schols have taken to prepare for a...
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