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Participating Schools

Published: 15 Apr 2021

List of the schools participating in the New School's Operating Model 

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page

Growing Curiosity Teaching Strategies to Engage Years 5 to 11 Students in Science

Published: 12 Apr 2021

This report shares teaching approaches and strategies for Year 5 to Year 11 that ERO has identified in a range of schools where students were found to be highly engaged in science. This report should be seen as a resource for leaders and teachers looking to strengthen their teaching of science. It looks at Years 5-11 as they are the critical years for science engagement before learners make final choices on whether to continue in science.

Audience:
Academics
Education
Parents
Schools
Content type:
Research
Topics:
Science
Guidance
Te Ihuwaka | Education Evaluation Centre

New School Assurance Reviews - for new and merging schools

Published: 14 Apr 2021

State or state-integrated schools/kura that are new, merged, newly state-integrated or changing their status have a New School Assurance Review after they have completed their Readiness Review. We do the review within the first year of the school’s operation. This page covers the review process and documents needed included the School Evaluation Indicators and the School Self Audit and Assurance Statement.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page

Private and independent schools

Published: 31 Mar 2021

Reviews of private schools have a different process to state/state-integrated school reviews. We report to the Secretary for Education on whether your private school meets the criteria for registration. This page covers the process for private school reviews and includes the Assurance Statement and Self-audit checklist and the fit and proper person attestation.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page
Topics:
Registered Private Schools

Information for Proprietors of Integrated Schools

Published: 31 Mar 2021

ERO reviews school hostels as part of Education Reviews of schools. This information document is provided to proprietors of integrated schools prior to ERO reviewing their school hostel. It provides information on licensing provisions and the evidence gathered during a hostel review.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page
Topics:
School hostels

New Schools Operating Model

Published: 15 Apr 2021

We maintain a regular review programme to evaluate and report on the education and care of young people in schools. Under our new Operating Model, we will shift from event-based external reviews to supporting each school in a process of continuous improvement.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page

Feedback from School Leaders

Published: 15 Apr 2021

Evaluation partners share their thoughts on the New Schools Operating Model.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page

Social Workers in Schools

Published: 29 Nov 2019

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 and intermediate schools.

Audience:
Academics
Education
Parents
Schools
Content type:
Research
Topics:
Social Workers in Schools (SWiS)
Social workers
Primary
Intermediate
Pastoral care
Case study
Resilience
Therapeutic care and education (TEC)

Building genuine learning partnerships with parents

Published: 19 Jul 2018

This report shares strategies and approaches from schools that had contributed to improving achievement by developing genuine learning partnerships with parents. It also includes some simple strategies a few of the schools used to involve parents more in supporting the things children were learning at school.

Audience:
Parents
Schools
Content type:
Research

New and merging schools

Published: 31 Mar 2021

We review state or state-integrated schools/kura that are new, merged, newly state-integrated or changing their status. These schools will have a Readiness Review and then a New Schools Assurance Review.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page

School Evaluation Indicators

Published: 31 Mar 2021

The Education Review Office (ERO) first introduced evaluation indicators in 2003, revising them in 2010. This new version reflects a deepening understanding of how schools improve, and the role that evaluation plays in that process. It also reflects a strengthened relationship between ERO’s approaches to evaluation in English-medium and Māori-medium settings. It supports external and internal evaluation of schools.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page
Topics:
Evaluation indicators
Indicators

How ERO Reviews school hostels

Published: 31 Mar 2021

We review school hostels and stand-alone hostels. This page links to the school hostel regulations and explains what happens in an ERO review of a hostel. The Hostel Assurance Statement and Self-audit checklist can be found on this page.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page
Topics:
School hostels

Feedback on the New Schools Operating Model

Published: 15 Apr 2021

Feedback from our participating schools and from an independent external evaluator (Dr Delwyn Goodrick)

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page

Readiness Reviews for new and merging schools

Published: 14 Apr 2021

State or state-integrated schools/kura that are new, merged, newly state-integrated or changing their status will have a Readiness Review. This page shows how these reviews are conducted.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page

Nihinihi Whenua – Valuing te reo Māori: Student and whānau aspirations

Published: 15 Sep 2020

This report provides a snapshot of student and whānau perspectives on the teaching of te reo Māori. It follows the June publication of Te Tāmata Huaroa, which provides a review of the current status of te reo Māori in English medium school settings.

Audience:
Academics
Education
Māori-medium
Parents
Content type:
Research
Topics:
Te reo Māori
English-medium
Māori
Te Pou Mataaho | Evaluation and Research Māori

Science in secondary schools: a guide for leaders

Published: 22 Apr 2021

To support leaders and teachers to review and strengthen the science learning opportunities they provide, ERO explored the strategies and approaches that a selection of schools had taken to increase students’ engagement in science. This short guides draws on this work to help secondary school leaders think about how they can support stronger science teaching and learning in their school.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Research
Topics:
Science
Te Ihuwaka | Education Evaluation Centre
State schools
Integrated schools
Primary

Science in secondary schools: a guide for teachers

Published: 21 Apr 2021

To support leaders and teachers to review and strengthen the science learning opportunities they provide, ERO explored the strategies and approaches that a selection of schools had taken to increase students’ engagement in science. This short guides draws on this work to help secondary school teachers think about how they can support stronger science teaching and learning in their school.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Research
Topics:
Te Ihuwaka | Education Evaluation Centre
Science
State schools
Integrated schools
Schools

Science in primary schools: a guide for leaders

Published: 20 Apr 2021

To support leaders and teachers to review and strengthen the science learning opportunities they provide, ERO explored the strategies and approaches that a selection of schools had taken to increase students’ engagement in science. This short guides draws on this work to help primary school leaders think about how they can support stronger science teaching and learning in their school.

Audience:
Education
Parents
Schools
Content type:
Research
Topics:
Science
Integrated schools
Schools
State schools
Te Ihuwaka | Education Evaluation Centre

State and State-integrated schools/kura

Published: 31 Mar 2021

This page explains how we work with you to review your English-medium school/kura. You will find our evaluation for improvement process and the documents that you will need during your evaluation including the evaluation indicators and school self audit and assurance statement.

Audience:
Education
Schools
Content type:
Basic page
Topics:
Integrated schools
State schools