Education Review Office (New Zealand)

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On your marks…get set…go! A tale of six schools and the digital technologies curriculum content

This report explored questions around the enablers and barriers to awareness, foundational knowledge and early implementation of digital technology for schools. The case studies exemplified a range of initial and current progress journeys that schools were on, drawing on the key themes identified in the...

It's early days for the new digital technologies curriculum content

Digital devices and technologies are, and will continue to be, an integral part of our society and economy. Technology is shaping how we work. This new curriculum content is not about teaching students how to use digital devices, it is about giving them an understanding...

Keeping children engaged and achieving in writing

This report shares some of the strategies and approaches used by schools that are focusing on improving achievement in writing. It also shares some simple strategies used in classrooms where achievement in writing had been accelerated.

Provision for students in activity centres

The ERO found the majority of activity centres were promoting positive outcomes for their students, effectively transitioning most back into mainstream schooling.

Towards equitable outcomes in secondary schools: good practice

This report presents examples of good practice in student engagement and achievement. The examples come from a sample of secondary schools, rated decile 5 or below with rolls of 200 students or more, who had better outcomes for students than other similar schools. ERO visited...