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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Research evidence shows early in a child’s life is a critical time in terms of the rapid language development that takes place, particularly in the first two to three years. This evaluation investigated how effectively young children’s oral language learning and development were supported in their early years of education. ERO asked early learning services and schools what they are doing in...
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...
3 Mar 2016
In Term 3, 2014, ERO undertook a cluster review of five Puna Whakatupu as part of scheduled education reviews. During the course of these reviews, we identified a range of good practice that was investigated further and has become Tuia te here tangata: Making meaningful connections.
29 Feb 2016
In Term 1, 2015, ERO evaluated how well 200 early childhood services managed their responsibilities under the Privacy Act 1993. The evaluation looked at what service leaders knew and understood about their responsibilities around the collection, storage, use, sharing and disposal of information about children.
29 Feb 2016
This report highlights how early childhood services keep up to date with changing regulations and legal requirements in order to effectively manage for children’s safety and wellbeing. Service owners/leaders may find this report useful when considering how to effectively and proactively stay informed about regulations and requirements. This report illustrates the various ways services ensure...
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Kaupapa, Tikanga, Whānau, Children, Quality of Life, Culture, Language
In term 3, 2014, ERO undertook a cluster review of five Puna Whakatupu as part of scheduled education reviews. During the course of these reviews, we identified a range of good practice that was investigated further and has become Tuia te here tangata: Making meaningful connections.
Good quality early childhood education and care for infants and toddlers has lasting benefits for children and their parents and whānau. This time is a critical and fundamental period of development for children as it lays the foundations for lifelong learning. The communication and exploration strands of Te Whāriki, the Ministry of Education’s curriculum for early childhood, are crucial to these...
Children at many schools in New Zealand experience bullying. The Bullying Prevention Advisory Group, set up by the Secretary for Education, has developed a resource called Bullying prevention and response: A guide for schools. ERO asked 129 schools reviewed during Term 3, 2014 about their use of the guide Most schools were aware of the resource and more than a third had used it. Schools most...
Topics: Evaluation, Social Services, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Healthcare, Children, Quality of Life
This report documents the findings of ERO's evaluation of how well 159 primary schools reviewed in Term 1 2014 promoted and responded to student wellbeing.
This national report presents the findings of how well a sample of primary schools were taking actions to increase the number of students achieving 'at' or 'above' national standards. The findings show that half of the schools in the evaluation had used deliberate actions to support students to accelerate progress and sustain achievement.
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