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Education in NZ failing disabled learners, new research finds

Published: 28 Sep 2022

New research from the Education Review Office (ERO), in partnership with the Office for Disability Issues and the Human Rights Commission, has found that education across NZ schools and early childhood services is failing disabled learners.

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Parents
Schools

Poutama Reo provides unity of purpose in te reo Māori revitalisation

Published: 21 Sep 2022

Equity and excellence, barrier free access to Māori language, culture and identity for all students is a step closer with today’s launch of Poutama Reo the improvement journey for te reo Māori in English-medium schools. It will also benefit whānau, hapū and Iwi.

 

Topics:
Te reo Māori
English-medium
Resources
Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Parents
Schools

Insights from ERO's Chief Review Officer - July 2022

Published: 28 Jul 2022

Tēnā koutou  

Our mahi is to inform and facilitate improvement in early childhood services, schools and kura. We do this through our institutional reviews and system-wide evaluation and research that is focused on the provision of education and the care of learners. As I periodically do through ERO’s Insights Newsletter, I want to share some of our findings with you.

Audience:
Academics
Early learning
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Schools

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