Improvement In Action Te Ahu Whakamua

An evaluation mindset – McAuley High School

We are constantly triangulating information… if something is not working we don’t want to find out in November.

Senior leaders talk about the approach and processes associated with doing and using evaluation for improvement.

This video illustrates

Domain 6: Evaluation Inquiry and knowledge building for improvement and innovation

Evaluation indicator

  • Coherent organisational conditions promote evaluation, inquiry and knowledge building

This video also illustrates

Domain 2: Leadership for equity and excellence

Evaluation indicators

  • Leadership collaboratively develops and pursues the school’s vision, goals and targets for equity and excellence
  • Leadership ensures effective planning, coordination and evaluation of the school’s curriculum and teaching

Key content

  • A comprehensive process of evaluation and reporting is carried out in curriculum areas each year
  • A wide range of quantitative and qualitative data contributes to the ongoing analysis of student outcomes
  • Ongoing triangulation of evidence (for example, academic and pastoral) enables a focused response to issues identified

Things to think about

  • What systems and processes do you have in place to promote a coherent approach to evaluation, inquiry and knowledge building?