Projects tagged with Early Childhood Education
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ERO evaluated literacy teaching and learning in early childhood services in Term 4, 2009 and Term 1, 2010.
This report discusses the areas of strength, and areas for development that ERO found. It also describes the practices of specific service types - Playcentres, kindergartens and education and care services - in supporting children’s social competence, and understanding of appropriate behaviour,
Effective Learning in Early Childhood Education? The Impact of the ECE ICT PL Programme: A Synthesis Report
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Schools, Parenting, Information & Communications Technology
A framework to guide the effective use and investment of Information and communication Technology (ICT) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) services was initiated by the Ministry of Education and launched in April 2005. The framework, entitled Foundations for Discovery (Ministry of Education, 2005), was developed against a...
This report, Quality in Early Childhood Services, uses findings from ERO's national evaluations of early childhood education and individual services' education reviews to highlight the factors that contribute to high quality early childhood education and care, as well as those that contribute to...
Topics: International Research, Literature review, Research, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Schools, Parenting
The Literature Review: Transition from Early Childhood Education to School was commissioned by the Ministry of Education. The review’s purpose was to deepen understanding of transition to school by critically analysing research literature. The focus was on what successful transitions to school look like, the factors that play a...
Topics: Research, Early Childhood Education, Schools, Tertiary Education, Pacific People, Culture, Race & Ethnicity
The second report in the Pacific Progress series, Education and Pacific peoples in New Zealandlooks at Pacific peoples’ experience of the education system and the most important factors for educational success. It provides context for policymakers and those who provide education services, and makes...
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Teachers, Te Āo Māori, Māori, Culture, Language
Improving educational outcomes for Māori learners is a key priority for the education sector. The focus of current education strategies is to improve the way the education system assists Māori learners realise their potential. Early childhood services have a key role in building strong learning foundations to enable young...
This evaluation also raises questions about the links between implementing a bicultural curriculum and reviewing its impact for Māori children. This is the next step for services that already have strong bicultural curriculum. Reflecting on and questioning the extent to which Māori children experience success as learners is part...
COI Botany Downs Kindergarten: Inclusion at Botany Downs Kindergarten Centre of Innovation 2006-2008
Topics: Evaluation, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Schools, Special Education, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Disability, Vulnerable & Disadvantaged, Discrimination, Innovation
The Centre of Innovation (COI) research shared in this report focuses on inclusion in an early childhood education centre, Botany Downs Kindergarten (BDK) in Howick, Auckland.
Topics: Evaluation, Literature review, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Parenting, Innovation
This report describes the New Zealand Early Childhood Centre of Innovation research project at Kidsfirst Kindergartens in Bush Street (Bush Street), Rangiora. Two teachers (Kay Henson and Helen Smith) took on the role of ‘teacher researchers’ from 2006 to 2008. The teachers were supported by research associates: Ali Wegner (2006...
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