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Customised school or Kāhui Ako support
Gather evidence to develop relevant inquiry
"Evaluation is the engine that drives improvement and innovation. Effective evaluation is critical in achieving equity and excellence in student outcomes." ERO 2016
School leaders all over New Zealand are developing plans for school-wide initiatives for professional learning for their teachers, but how do they know they are getting involved in the right work?
Developing relevant inquiry for schooling improvement requires quality evidence from multiple sources. Understanding where and how the standardised assessments you use could provide a starting point, or a formative diagnostic, for what is and is not working. This becomes the starting point for a reflective and adaptive way forward.
You could use:
- the wellbeing@school survey to provide evidence of a positive school climate from student and teacher points of view
- the Teaching & School Practices tool to understand teachers’ assumptions about their effective pedagogical practices, and to evaluate the outcomes of the professional learning you provide
- literacy assessment information from STAR and PAT Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary to review the impact of strategies you’ve implemented.
NZCER education advisers offer customised workshops, online and face-to-face, to support effective use of the data you gather. Our advisers are accredited facilitators and this assessment support package can be funded through allocated PLD hours.
|Workshop format||Cost (+GST)*|
|Team or staff meeting||$560|
|Workshop focus||Workshop length||Cost (+GST)|
|Assessment tool information||1 hour||$160|
|Assessment tool analysis||1 hour||$320|
|Series—tool information and analysis workshops||2 x 1 hour||$480|
*Workshop cost includes preparation and delivery. Travel and expenses are additional.
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