learning

A shift of focus: new PLD priorities

Professional learning and development acts as a significant driver in school improvement. Leaders in schools, kura, and Kāhui Ako know this and ensure that PLD is well-designed to meet the changing needs of their ākonga. The Ministry of Education have proposed new priorities for English-medium and Māori-medium locally-focussed...

School stories of support for established principals

Evaluation Associates is providing specific support for established principals as part of the Leadership Advisor contract with the Ministry of Education. We've spoken with three principals who have been supported by our team. Their stories below reflect the ways in which we can walk alongside established principals. Vignette One The...

Assessment for learning – “Learning is the thing”

What do you think of when you see the word ‘assessment’? Is your first thought that assessment is a function of teachers? Isn’t it the teacher’s role in assessment to look at the data that is collected and presented in graphs or tables, and make decisions based on this information? In my view, it’s...

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