School evaluation indicator videos by domain

See each indicator of the evaluation outcome domains for a series of videos exploring what we know works in achieving equity and excellence in learner outcomes.

Domain 1: Stewardship

The board actively represents and serves the school and education community in its stewardship role

The board scrutinises the effectiveness of the school in achieving valued student outcomes

The board evaluates how effectively it is fulfilling the stewardship role with which it has been entrusted

The board effectively meets its statutory responsibilities

Domain 2: Leadership for equity and excellence

Leadership collaboratively develops and pursues the school’s vision, goals and targets for equity and excellence

Leadership ensures an orderly and supportive environment that is conducive to student learning and wellbeing

Leadership ensures effective planning, coordination and evaluation of the school’s curriculum and teaching

Leadership promotes and participates in teacher learning and development

Leadership builds collective capacity to do evaluation and inquiry for sustained improvement

Leadership builds relational trust and effective collaboration at every level of the school community

Domain 3: Educationally powerful connections and relationships

School and community are engaged in reciprocal, learning-centred relationships

Communication supports and strengthens reciprocal, learning-centred relationships

Student learning at home is actively promoted through the provision of relevant learning opportunities, resources and support

Community collaborations enrich opportunities for students to become confident, connected, actively involved, lifelong learners

Domain 4: Responsive curriculum, effective teaching and opportunity to learn

Students learn, achieve and progress in the breadth and depth of The New Zealand Curriculum and/or Te Marautanga o Aotearoa

Students participate and learn in caring, collaborative, inclusive learning communities

Students have effective, sufficient and equitable opportunities to learn

Effective, culturally responsive pedagogy supports and promotes student learning

Assessment for learning develops students’ assessment and learning-to-learn capabilities

Domain 5: Professional capability and collective capacity

A strategic and coherent approach to human resource management builds professional capability and collective capacity

Systematic, collaborative inquiry processes and challenging professional learning opportunities align with the school vision, values, goals and targets

Organisational structures, processes and practices enable and sustain collaborative learning and decision making

Access to relevant expertise builds capability for ongoing improvement and innovation

Domain 6: Evaluation, inquiry and knowledge building for improvement and innovation

Coherent organisational conditions promote evaluation, inquiry and knowledge building

Collective capacity to do and use evaluation, inquiry and knowledge building sustains improvement and innovation

Evaluation, inquiry and knowledge building capability facilitates engagement with external evaluation and the wider education community