EDUCATION REVIEW OFFICE

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Promoting Success for Māori Students: Schools’ Progress (June 2010)* 05/10/2010

Appendix 3: Self-review questions for schools – promoting the success of Māori students

The use of Ka Hikitia – Managing for Success

  • How effectively do staff understand and apply the principles of Ka Hikitia - Managing for Success?
  • What actions has the school taken to directly improve the success of Māori students (as a result of Ka Hikitia – Managing for Success)?
  • What evidence does the school have to show that these actions have made substantial improvements to the engagement and achievement of Māori students?
  • How effectively does the board understand and apply Ka Hikitia – Managing for Success as part of its decision-making processes?

Engaging Māori students

  • What processes does the school use to gather feedback from Māori students about their learning?
  • How effectively do these processes support Māori students to confidently share their feedback and opinions?
  • What feedback have Māori students provided about whether the curriculum is engaging and relevant?
  • What feedback have Māori students provided about the quality of teacher-student relationships?
  • What action has the school taken as a result of this feedback?
  • How well does the school monitor and report on the effectiveness of these actions?
  • How well does the school promote and make te reo Māori and tikanga Māori accessible to all students across the curriculum?
  • How well does the school foster supportive student leaders and/or role models for Māori students?
  • How well are Māori students supported to develop and reach goals for their learning?
  • How well are Māori students supported to develop career pathways that help them reach their potential?

Engaging Māori whānau

  • What processes does the school use to consult and engage with the whānau of Māori students?
  • How effectively do these processes support whānau to confidently share their feedback, concerns and opinions about what is happening in the school?
  • How does the school involve whānau in supporting their students and the school activities?
  • How effective are these processes and how can these be strengthened further?

The presence of Māori students

  • How well does the school support Māori students to feel they can be successful learners?
  • What specific initiatives has the school implemented to support Māori student presence at school?
  • How does the school evaluate the effectiveness of these initiatives to improve Māori student presence?
  • What data does the school have about truancy, stand-downs, suspensions and exclusions over time for all students over time (e.g. the last 5 years)?
  • How does the school use the analysis of this data about truancy, stand-downs, suspensions and exclusions (over time) to improve the presence and engagement of Māori students?

The achievement of Māori students

  • How well does the school analyse assessment information to provide useful information about the academic achievement of Māori students over time?
  • What trends or patterns are evident in the academic achievement of Māori students over time?
  • How does the school use this information to improve the academic achievement of students?
  • What specific initiatives has the school put in place to raise the academic achievement of Māori students?
  • How well does the school monitor and report on the effectiveness of these initiatives?
  • How well does the board use information about the achievement of Māori students in its decision making?

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