Projects tagged with Pedagogy
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This report is part of a series of national evaluation reports ERO is publishing over three years about the implementation of the National Standards in English-medium schools with students in Years 1 to 8. The eight schools selected for this good practice report were reviewed during Terms 1 to 3, 2011 and were...
Topics: Evaluation, Pedagogy, Schools, Leadership, Policy, Pacific People, Culture, Language, Race & Ethnicity
The vision in the New Zealand Government’s Pasifika Education Plan 2009 – 2012 is that "the education system must work for Pasifika so they gain the knowledge and skills necessary to do well for themselves, their communities, Aotearoa New Zealand, the Pacific region and the world."
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Inequality, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Migrants, Language
This study reports on the English language acquisition of skilled migrants to New Zealand using findings from the Longitudinal Immigration Survey: New Zealand (LisNZ) and the qualitative Five Years On study. Understanding the challenge of gaining English language proficiency is important as language acquisition is known to be a...
ERO’s 2010 report, Science in Years 5 to 8: Capable and Competent Teaching, identified models of good practice in 13 selected schools and also found that most schools faced some challenges in developing high quality science programmes. The report stated its intention to undertake a large scale national...
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. ...
In May 2010 ERO’s report Success for Māori Children in Early Childhood Services identified that: One of the biggest challenges for early childhood managers and educators is to understand, review and develop processes that enable them to listen, respect and respond to what parents...
Learning More about Support Staff in Schools: Results from Surveys of Principals & Support Staff Members
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Income & Wealth, Inequality, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Labour force
This research report presents results from surveys of principals and school support staff members carried out in late 2010 in a random sample of schools. It complements an earlier report School Support Staff: Collectively Making Resources Count (May 2011), produced by the Support Staff Working Group. The...
Topics: Evaluation, Peer Support, Education & Training, Pedagogy, Families & Whānau, Parenting, Policy, Child Development, Children
Parents as First Teachers (PAFT) is a low-intensity home visitation programme for parents with children pre-birth through to three years of age. In New Zealand, it is targeted to families facing particular challenges to their parenting. In March 2009 CSRE undertook a rapid review of the PAFT programme. We noted that New Zealand...
An Evaluation of the Language and Culture Immersion Experiences (LCIE) for Teachers Programmes: Their Impact on Teachers and their Contribution to Effective Second Language Learning
Topics: Evaluation, International Research, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Secondary Education, Language
This report was commissioned in 2008 by the Ministry of Education to determine the effectiveness of the language and culture immersion experiences for teachers on Language and Culture Immersion Experiences (LCIE) programmes. This report provides recommendations which will inform future language and culture...
Topics: Research, Employment & Labour, Grants, Funding, Contracts & Fundraising, Pedagogy, Teachers, Schools, Labour force
In this project, the Support Staff Working Group’s brief was to consider what could be done, within current school management and funding arrangements, to optimise the efficiency and effectiveness of the support staff workforce in contributing to learning outcomes for students. Current policy setting with...
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