This is the fourth annual evaluation report for the Sorted in Schools, Te whai hua – kia ora programme, a financial literacy programme for secondary school students and ākonga, led by Te Ara Ahunga Ora Retirement Commission. In 2023, the evaluation focused on collecting data about key programme goals and reporting on the proportion of schools and kura that used Sorted in Schools, Te whai hua – kia ora in 2022/23. This short report presents findings from a survey of teachers and kaiako.
Te whai hua – kia ora and Sorted in Schools are two strands within the same programme. The He Awa Whiria model (Macfarlane & Macfarlane, 2019), based on the metaphor of braided rivers that represent Māori and Western streams of knowledge, has informed our thinking about the evaluation framework, analysis, and reporting. We present data and key findings from EME and MME separately but weave the findings together in a conclusion.