Evaluation Associates offers a wide range of services to the education community. We work with schools and clusters of schools to improve school leader and teacher practice in ways that have a demonstrable impact on student achievement.
Professional learning for schools and clusters
We provide professional learning and development tailored to suit your needs and your budget.
We offer support to use what research shows are the most effective learning strategies there are – assessment for learning.
We can help you develop collaborative principles and practices across your community of schools.
Choose from our team of Expert Partners to support your CoL to create powerful, sustainable practices
We can support you to embed the principles and practices of the NZC to its innovative extent.
This support will assist in the effective use of the Learning Progression Frameworks and the PaCT.
We work with schools to enable them to get the best out of e-asTTle so that the results can truly enhance teaching and learning.
Students learn best when they are able to build strong, learning-focused relationships with those who mediate and support their learning.
Find out how we can help you, whether your buildings are modern or not! Our facilitators are comfortable in any teaching space.
We can help pouārahi and kaiako to define what success looks like so that they can measure progress.
Help your teachers develop their pedagogical content knowledge within specialised learning areas
Build a culture in your school where you can tackle tricky conversations (rather than avoid them)and get results while everyone’s mana remains intact.
We support your teachers to ensure that your students have the necesary literacy skills to access all the learning areas of our curriculum.
Looking for different ways to recognise progress? Find out how we can help you support students whose progress doesn’t fit standard models.
We can support teachers to develop effective mathematics teaching and learning in the classroom to engage and empower learners.
Are you an effective leader looking to drive your school to the next level, or looking for support for your senior, middle or aspiring leaders? We can help.
Your school appraisal process should be making a measurable difference to your teachers’ teaching and your learners’ learning.
How much assessment is too much assessment? Or not enough? Are you getting the most out of the assessment information you have?
While the inquiry process seems straight forward, real inquiry into teaching and learning involves real evaluative skills and thinking.
Support for Beginning Principals
An overview of the support available for beginning principals/ tumuaki.
A national hui for beginning principals is held each year. Find details here.
Regional hui are held for beginning principals in their region each term.
Effective appraisal helps your senior leaders develop to their full potential. We appraise principals and senior leaders using an inquiry approach.
Arinui is a school-wide appraisal tool based in New Zealand. It allows your teachers to critically reflect on their teaching practice in a safe, secure online place.
Valid data, simply and powerfully analysed and presented, provides a pathway to improvement in both teaching and learning.
We can moderate the marking of your e-asTTle scripts to give you an independent check on accuracy.
We carry out small and large scale national and international evaluations and research. Use our evaluative capability to keep you informed.