Publications: National evaluations

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. 

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  1. Learning in a Covid-19 World: Supporting Secondary School Engagement

    The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has led to significant disruption to schooling, ongoing uncertainty and new requirements – all of which impacts on student engagement. Our report Learning in a Covid-19 World: The Impact of Covid-19 on Schools has found that secondary school students have been most impacted.

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/learning-in-a-covid-19-world-supporting-secondary-school-engagement/

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  2. Learning in a Covid-19 World - The Impact of Covid-19 on Early Childhood Education

    Early childhood education services had to quickly adapt to changing requirements and periods of uncertainty due to Covid-19 in 2020. Through our work on the impact of Covid-19 we found that services went above and beyond to support children, staff and whānau and that there have been some real gains...

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/ero-learning-in-a-covid-19-world-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-early-childhood-education/

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  3. Learning in a Covid-19 World - The Impact of Covid-19 on Schools

    Schools faced new challenges in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. To understand what these challenges were and how schools responded, the Education Review Office interviewed 750 schools and surveyed over 2500 principals and teachers across the country, from May through to September 2020.

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/learning-in-a-covid-19-world-the-impact-of-covid-19-on-schools/

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  4. Te Tāmata Huaroa: Te Reo Māori in English-medium Schooling

    This report gives a snapshot of the current provision of te reo Māori teaching and learning in a representative sample of English-medium primary and secondary schools. The education sector is seen as an important lever in the Government’s Maihi Karauna strategy for language revitalisation.

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/te-tamata-huaroa-te-reo-maori-in-english-medium-schooling/

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  5. Social Workers in Schools

    This ERO qualitative case study report undertaken on behalf of Oranga Tamariki captures the voices of children and their whanau who were recipients of the Social Workers in Schools (SWiS) service. SWiS is a government funded, community social work service provided in most English and Māori medium, decile 1-3 primary...

    https://ero.govt.nz/publications/social-workers-in-schools/

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. It's Early Days for the New Digital Technologies Curriculum Content

    ERO examined 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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