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New Te Ihuwaka report to support culturally responsive teaching in ECE

Published: 10 Feb 2022

Te Ihuwaka's (ERO's Education Evaluation Centre's) latest early childhood education good practice report, published today, looks at how children’s cultures and languages can be reflected in everyday practice, supporting their learning and wellbeing.

Audience:
Early learning

Working with ERO during COVID 19

Published: 01 Feb 2022

We understand the importance of continuing the mahi and we have developed approaches to work safely with schools, kura and early learning services in all phases of the Covid 19 Protection Framework, including onsite and in person visits under Red and Orange.   

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools

ERO research finds leaders, education professionals, communities, whānau and iwi rally to support Māori learners and whānau

Published: 28 Jan 2022

The Education Review Office - Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga (ERO) today released research reports exploring the impact of the 2021 second wave of national lockdowns on Māori learner success. The three reports reveal the compounding impacts of the pandemic with many Māori learners and whānau continuing to face inadequate access to household necessities, digital devices, internet connectivity, and a lack of suitable resources for te reo Māori learning.

Audience:
Māori-medium
Schools

ERO makes recommendations to Te Aho o te Kura Pounamu and Ministry of Education

Published: 25 Nov 2021

The Education Review Office (ERO) has released the results of its evaluation of Te Aho o te Kura Pounamu (Te Kura). The report considers how well the current education system settings and implementation practices enable Te Kura to meet the needs of its ākonga and the government’s overall expectations of Te Kura.  

Audience:
Academics
Education

ERO staff to comply with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order and 2022 booster amendment

Published: 11 Nov 2021

In late 2021 ERO’s Chief Executive, Nicholas Pole, has given his assurance that only staff who comply with the COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order will be permitted to visit schools and early learning services from Monday 15 November 2021. By 1 January 2022, only fully vaccinated staff will be able to work at or visit schools and early learning services. 

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools

New ERO Covid-19 research to support students returning to school

Published: 27 Sep 2021

New reports published by Te Ihuwaka set out how prepared students and schools felt ahead of the Covid-19 lockdown in August and provide recommendations for how schools can support their students as they return to the classroom.

Audience:
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools

New ERO research finds targeted programmes successful in supporting NCEA students after lockdown

Published: 25 Aug 2021

A new report from the Education Review Office (ERO) has found that tailored programmes were successful in supporting Auckland NCEA students learning after lockdown last year.

Topics:
Te Ihuwaka
Whānau
COVID-19
English-medium
Learning
Māori
Māori ākonga / learners
Māori and Pacific learners
National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA)
Pasifika
Students
Teaching
Wellbeing
Whānau
Audience:
Academics
Education
Parents
Schools

ERO to host Independent Children's Monitor (ICM) 

Published: 08 Jun 2021

Hon Carmel Sepuloni, Minister of Social Development, has today announced the Independent Children’s Monitor (ICM), which is currently located within the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), will become its own departmental agency hosted by ERO. 

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools

ERO Insights Newsletter #1 2021

Published: 19 May 2021

Insights from Nicholas Pole, Te Tumu Whakarae mō te Arotake Mātauranga | Chief Executive and Chief Review Officer

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools

Learning in a COVID-19 world  

Published: 18 May 2021

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has had a profound impact on all aspects of life around the world. In Aotearoa New Zealand, significant disruption to ECE and schooling has occurred through lockdowns, closure of individual centres and schools, changing alert levels, and from the ongoing uncertainty.  

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools

New Schools approach: From concept to reality

Published: 18 May 2021

ERO’s role is to ensure that New Zealanders can have confidence in our education system. ERO wants every school to be a great school and a great place to learn for every learner. We all acknowledge that schools are busy, complex entities with competing priorities and multiple demands on their time and resources. In order to support schools in this challenge, ERO is adopting a new way of working with the sector.

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools

One Year on – Insights from Overseas Trained Teachers

Published: 18 May 2021

In June 2020, ERO published the report Overseas Trained Teachers: Adjusting to living and working in New Zealand. The report focused on the experiences of Overseas Trained Teachers (OTTs), who had recently arrived, in adjusting to working and living in New Zealand.

Given the Covid-19 global pandemic has placed strict restrictions on New Zealand’s borders, ERO returned to the same OTTs to check on how they were coping with the pandemic.

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools

Supporting Collaboration in Action - Kahukura Community of Practice

Published: 18 May 2021

Evidence demonstrates that collaboration between schools, focused on improving teaching and learning outcomes, has a positive impact on raising student, school and system performance. Schools who share knowledge and work together are more effective in improving the quality of teaching, learning, and supporting school development. They can also help bolster the education system as a whole. 

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools