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Feb 2018
Topics: Evaluation, Schools
The Principal Recruitment Allowance (PRA) is an allowance available to boards of trustees in schools which face significant challenges and have a principal vacancy. Its purpose is to attract principals who will provide highly effective management and instructional leadership. This formative evaluation seeks to understand how a programme is operating and inform decision making aimed at improvement...
Jan 2018
This report analyses the field of study of domestic graduates in the New Zealand tertiary education system between 2008 and 2016.
Nov 2017
Invited paper for the International Bureau of Education - UNESCO Project: Rethinking and repositioning curriculum in the 21st century: A global paradigm shift. Evidence, Data and Knowledge, Ministry of Education, Wellington: New Zealand.
Sep 2017
This report "How does New Zealand's education system compare?" draws on the New Zealand results in OECD's Education at a Glance 2017 and summarises the characteristics and performance of New Zealand's education system in an international context. This year's report relates to education in the 2015 or 2016 academic year and the 2014/2015 financial year.
Aug 2017
This project was a collaboration between Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi (TWWoA) and the Ministry of Education (the Ministry). The aim of the project was to identify the transforming thinking, actions and practices that contributed to improved literacy and educational achievement. The project focused on the Hei Manaaki: National Certificate of Tourism Māori programme.
Aug 2017
This report presents the results from the Ministry of Education's 2016 Special Education Client Satisfaction Survey. The Ministry carries out this survey every year to learn from parents and educators what aspects of service delivery is doing well, and areas for improvement. Overall 22% (541) of parents surveyed and 27% (665) of educators surveyed responded to the survey. The findings...
Aug 2017
This is part of a series of in-depth reports from the Survey of Adult Skills. This report covers key findings on how often New Zealand adults (aged 16 to 65) participate in financial literacy activities in both everyday life and for work.
Jul 2017
This is part of a series of in-depth reports from the Survey of Adult Skills. This report covers key findings on how New Zealand youth (aged 16 to 24) compare internationally and what factors are associated with higher youth skills.
Jun 2017
This report examines the outcomes of attendance at early childhood education (ECE) amongst members of the Christchurch Health and Development Study (CHDS) birth cohort, with a particular focus on the potential benefits of ECE attendance for longer term outcomes in adolescence and young adulthood. The CHDS is a longitudinal study of a birth cohort of 1265 children who were born in Christchurch...
May 2017
Topics: Evaluation, Schools
The Ministry of Education has a clear focus on improving student achievement, and employs a range of approaches to support the sector’s efforts, including provision of strategic leadership, resources, and targeted interventions. Partnership Schools | Kura Hourua (PSKH) is a new policy that provides an innovative addition to this mix. Partnership School│Kura Hourua policy The PSKH policy has...

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