Our research

  • Published: 02 Apr 2019

    Collaboration in practice: insights into implementation

    This case study report features experiences of three Kāhui Ako and includes the strategies and approaches used to create, build, and strengthen collaboration between schools and early learning services to improve outcomes for learners.

  • Published: 02 Apr 2019

    Collaboration in practice: insights into implementation

    This case study report features experiences of three Kāhui Ako and includes the strategies and approaches used to create, build, and strengthen collaboration between schools and early learning services to improve outcomes for learners.

  • Published: 15 Nov 2018

    Engaging with Te Whāriki (2017)

    New Zealand’s early childhood curriculum, Te Whāriki, was updated in April, 2017. Te Whāriki (2017) reflects the changes in theory, practice and early learning contexts that have occurred over the last 20 years. ERO is undertaking a series of evaluations focused on the implementation of Te Whāriki in early learning services from mid-2017 until the end of 2019.

  • Published: 01 Jan 2018

    Ethnic diversity in New Zealand state schools

    This article originally appeared in ERO Insights - Term 1, 2018 and explores how the ethnic diversity of the primary and secondary school roll has changed in New Zealand since 2009, and whether these changes are leading to more diverse or more segregated schools.

  • Published: 31 Dec 2017

    Hauhaketia Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho Kia Puāwai Ai

    E whakakoia ana tēnei aromātai i te tino hua motuhake o te mātauranga rumaki reo Māori o te kounga kairangi, me te hāpai whakahirahira anō hoki o tēnei i te tamaiti, mai i tōna whānautanga mai. Kei te mārama pū ngā kitenga, a, e whakatau ana hoki i te ariā e kī ana, e āhei ake ana ngā tamariki ki te eke angitu hei ākonga nā te noho ki tētahi taiao e whakanui ana, e whakamana ana hoki i te reo, te ahurea, me te tuakiri.

  • Published: 31 Oct 2016

    Early Learning Curriculum

    This retrospective study synthesises findings from 17 national reports about curriculum implementation in early learning services, published over the last 10 years.

  • Published: 15 Jun 2016

    The Early Learning Years

    This booklet is for all parents and caregivers who have infants and toddlers in an early childhood education service, or who are thinking about enrolling their child in an early childhood service. It gives you an idea of what you can expect from high quality early childhood education and the questions you can ask a service about the education and care of your child.