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Topics: Monitoring, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Education & Training, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Policy, Public Service
These reports outline trends in teacher numbers, teacher loss rates and reasons for teacher losses. They are produced annually by the Demographic & Statistical Analysis Unit to assist in the Ministry's monitoring of teacher supply and give an indication of the stability of the teacher workforce and the state of...
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Literature review, Inequality, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Te Āo Māori, Whānau, Socio-economic status
The Te Kōtahitanga project sought to investigate how to improve the educational achievement of Māori students in mainstream secondary school classrooms, by talking with Māori students and other participants in their education. It was from these narratives that the rest of the Te Kōtahitanga project developed. ...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Special Education, Policy, Science & Technology
Data on students taught by Resource Teachers: Literacy (RT:Lits) and their precursors, the Resource Teachers of Reading (RTRs) have been collected and analysed each year since 1992. RT:Lits offer specialist assistance to primary and intermediate level school students (mostly six to twelve-year-olds) with moderate difficulties in...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, International Relations, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Environment, Leadership, Children, Migrants, Discrimination, Language, Religion, Beliefs & Spirituality
New Zealand was one of 38 countries which took part in ICCS in 2008. ICCS focuses on Year 9 students' knowledge and understanding of civic systems and citizenship issues, and their attitudes, values and behaviours relating to civics and citizenship. It also looks at differences among countries in relation to the outcomes of...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Policy
In 2010 the Ministry commissioned a three year monitoring and evaluation project to get a broad overview of the implementation of National Standards in a representative sample of English-medium state schools with Year 1 – 8 students. The National Standards School Sample Monitoring and Evaluation (NSSSME) Project is contracted to...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Policy
This report presents the findings of a small scale piece of qualitative research with nine providers delivering programmes to young people. The purpose of this research is to understand the experiences of implementing the Assessment Tool. This report supplements the quantitative analysis of first results from the Assessment Tool...
Topics: Evaluation, Monitoring, Pedagogy, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Special Education, Policy, Children, Māori, Pacific People, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged
This research report outlines the findings of an evaluation of the Literacy and Mathematics: Programmes for Students 2011, a Ministry of Education initiative to provide additional teacher time to enable selected schools to organise programmes for students who were assessed as ‘below’ or ‘well below’ the National Standards in...
Topics: Evaluation, Teachers, E-Learning, Schools, Secondary Education, Policy, Information & Communications Technology
This report outlines the results of the TELA Laptops Scheme School Survey for 2013. This survey was conducted in order to determine whether the current products offered by the TELA Scheme are meeting user needs and to examine the quality of support services schools receive from Telecom Rental.
Topics: Human Rights & Civil Liberties, International Relations, Economic Growth, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Leadership, Policy, International students, Language, Innovation
This exploratory study considers the feasibility of measuring New Zealand senior secondary (Years 12/13) students' "international capabilities". Building on background work undertaken by the Ministry's International Division, the methodology had three components. Analysis of New Zealand and international...
Topics: Evaluation, Employment & Labour, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education, Policy, Innovation
This evaluation’s main purpose is to understand how well the programme has been implemented and to what extent it has achieved its objectives. The key evaluation questions are: How well (effectively and efficiently) has the programme been implemented? To what extent has the...
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