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In this section you'll find ERO's evaluation indicators and frameworks, national evaluations, effective practice reports, resources and guides, corporate publications and guides for parents. Use the search box at the top right or the filters below to find what you're looking for. 

Only current indicators and frameworks and other recent publications are published on this website. 

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  1. Te Ara Poutama – indicators of quality for early childhood education: what matters most

    Te Ara Poutama – indicators of quality for early childhood education: what matters most is an important part of our new approach to evaluating quality in centre based services. Akarangi | Quality Evaluation focuses on the extent to which early childhood services have the learning and organisational conditions to enable...

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/te-ara-poutama-indicators-of-quality-for-early-childhood-education-what-matters-most/

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  2. On Your Marks...Get Set...Go! A Tale of Six Schools and the Digital Technologies Curriculum Content

    ERO conducted case studies of six schools’ implementation of the digital technologies curriculum content in Term 1, 2019. Schools that had successfully integrated the curriculum had leaders who promoted a growth mindset for teachers and looked to integrate digital technologies into existing curriculum.

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/on-your-marks-get-set-go-a-tale-of-six-schools-and-the-digital-technologies-curriculum-content-2/

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  3. Professional Learning and Development in Schools

    ERO spoke with school leaders responsible for planning Professional Learning and Development (PLD) and looked at a variety of documents in 242 state or state-integrated schools (excluding kura) reviewed in Terms 3 and 4, 2018. ERO made an overall judgment about how well school leaders were determining PLD priorities and...

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/professional-learning-and-development-in-schools/

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  4. It's Early Days for the New Digital Technologies Curriculum Content

    ERO exmained what barriers and enablers have influenced schools’ preparation for implementation of the new Digital Technologies and Hangarau Maihiko curriculum. The report also alerts school leaders to the need to engage with the curriculum content with the urgency required to meet the January 2020 deadline for implementation.

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/its-early-days-for-the-new-digital-technologies-curriculum-content/

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  5. Preparedness to implement Te Whāriki (2017)

    ERO is undertaking a series of evaluations on the implementation of Te Whāriki: He whāriki mātauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa. This report examines how prepared services are to implement Te Whāriki, including their engagement with professional learning and development, and determining 'what matters here' and next steps.

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/preparedness-to-implement-te-whariki-2017/

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  6. Pacific Strategy 2019-2022

    ERO's Pacific Strategy contains five goals to deliver success for Pacific learners:1. Pacific children and young people are lifelong learners and succeeding as culturally-located learners2. Pacific learners are confident in their languages, cultures and identities3. Pacific early learning services provide high quality education that reflects the priorities and aspirations of...

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/pacific-strategy/

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  7. Keeping children engaged and achieving through rich curriculum inquiries

    This Education Review Office (ERO) report is one of a series of reports on teaching strategies that work. It features strategies and approaches that we observed in 40 primary schools selected from across New Zealand. These schools came from a database of 129 schools, all with rolls of 200 or...

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/keeping-children-engaged-and-achieving-through-rich-curriculum-inquiries/

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  8. 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...

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/engaging-with-te-whariki-2017/

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