National Standards came into effect in English-medium schools with pupils in Years 1 to 8 in 2010. The standards set clear expectations that students need to meet in reading, writing, and mathematics in the first eight years at school.
In May, the Ministry will again publish National Standards data for reading, writing and mathematics from schools and kura in Years 1-8 using The New Zealand Curriculum and (for the first time ever) information on Kura and Māori medium settings using Te Marautanga o Aotearoa against Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori...
Later this year, the Ministry of Education will release National Standards information for the second time (the first was in September 2012) on the Education Counts website. This year, the Ministry will also release information on Kura and Māori medium settings using Te Marautanga o Aotearoa against Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori.
So watch this space. You’ll be hearing more about the publication of our National Standards and Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori information very soon.
In this evaluation ERO used the mathematics learning area and associated standards to look at what schools were doing to raise the achievement of students in Years 4 to 8.
A progress and consistency tool is being developed to support teachers’ professional judgments in relation to the National Standards, and to improve the measurement of learner progress over time.
Education Minister Hekia Parata says National Standards data published for the first time today on the Ministry of Education’s Education Counts website is a significant step forward in helping build the reading, writing and math skills of young learners.
This report is part of a series ERO is publishing about National Standards.
The special education needs fact sheet has been updated
This March 2012 update provides guidance for Board of Trustees chairpersons and principals for reporting learner achievement, for learners with special education needs.
The Ministry has updated the guidelines provided for reporting the progress and achievement of English language learners to parents to be consistent with the requirement of NAG2A.
Classroom wall charts were recently sent to every teacher of students in years 1–8 (distributed to schools 9 May 2011), who are learning within The New Zealand Curriculum. They summarise The New Zealand Curriculum Reading and Writing Standards for Years 1–8 and The Literacy Learning Progressions...
All news items >>
Updated on: 25 Sep 2010
Return to top