Projects tagged with Early Childhood Education
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The Education Review Office (ERO) undertook a national evaluation of the implementation of self review in 397 services in Terms 1, 2 and 3, 2008. The evaluation focused on how well self review was understood, supported and implemented in each service and the extent to which it led to improved management and educator practice. ...
Topics: Monitoring, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Absenteeism & Truancy, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Primary Education, Special Character Schools, Teachers, Literacy & Numeracy, Schools, Secondary Education, Tertiary Education
This report presents a picture of New Zealand’s education system with indicators on participation, achievement, effective teaching, labour market outcomes and resourcing across the early childhood, schooling and tertiary sectors. This report has been superseded by the Education Sector Indicators.
Topics: Evaluation, Community Development, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Schools, Families & Whānau, Households, Parenting, Innovation
Wilton Playcentre was designated as a Centre of Innovation in 2003. This report focuses on the findings from baseline and final phase data collection, and 2½ years of action research. The research was undertaken by Wilton Playcentre parents, with the assistance of the research associates.
COI Te Kōpae Piripono: Ko koe kei tēnā kīwai, ko au kei tēnei kīwai o te kete (You carry your handle and I’ll carry my handle, of our kete)
Topics: Evaluation, Kaupapa Māori, Early Childhood Education, Pedagogy, Special Character Schools, Teachers, Schools, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Whānau, Culture, Customs & Traditions, Language, Innovation
This report documents a three-year Centre of Innovation research project, carried out by the whānau of Te Kōpae Piripono Māori immersion early childhood centre, into its exploration of leadership and the critical importance of whānau development in ensuring successful educational experiences and fulfilled lives for Māori...
New Kiwis, Diverse Families: Migrant and former refugee families talk about their early childhood care and education needs
1 Dec 2008
Topics: Research, Early Childhood Education, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children, Migrants, Refugees
This Families Commission report is based on focus groups with six groups of parents, mostly mothers, from differing migrant and refugee communities from non-English speaking backgrounds about their needs and preferences for early childhood education and care (ECE). The study found that refugee and migrant...
1 Sep 2008
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Early Childhood Education, Caregivers, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Children
This study focused on how parents working outside the normal Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 5.00pm working week, manage the care of their pre-school-aged children. Many parents are working long hours in paid and unpaid work and there are more mothers in the workforce than ever before. Early...
This report presents findings from the first phase of data collection for the stage 1 evaluation of the ECE Strategic Plan. It describes the localities and services participating in the evaluation and provides a baseline picture of how things were in mid-2004 in relation to the participation, quality and collaborative...
Topics: Evaluation, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Early Childhood Education, Special Character Schools, Schools, Parenting, Policy
This report assesses the extent to which Free ECE may have impacted on Playcentres. Playcentres are not eligible for Free ECE funding, as they are parent-led services. It presents data from a questionnaire sent to a survey of Playcentres, as well as data collected through the annual RS61 census and other Ministry data to see how...
with: Te Puni Kōkiri: TPK
Topics: Research, Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, Teachers, Schools, Tertiary Education, Te Āo Māori, Māori, Culture, Language
This report provides an overview of Māori Language Education in 2006. It highlights key issues and activities in the Māori language education sector in recent years. Te Puni Kōkiri advises that users exercise caution when interpreting results from the 2006 Health of the Māori Language survey. This is...
This report is from the first phase of the locality-based longitudinal evaluation of Pathways to the Future - Ngā Huarahi Arataki, the strategic plan for ECE. This evaluation provides a baseline picture of how things were in mid-2004 in relation to the participation, quality, and collaborative relationship goals of Pathways to...
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