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ERO national report - Partners in Learning: Parents’ voices (September 2008)

This ERO report explores the extent to which schools engage with everyone in their community, not just those already involved and engaged. This report presents the views of parents from diverse communities about their involvement with their children’s schools.

ERO national report - Partners in Learning: Good practice (September 2008)

This report presents case studies of eight schools, identified during ERO reviews that were successful in engaging with their parents, whānau, and the wider community. The report also discusses key factors that contribute to the success of this engagement.

The National Education Guidelines (NEGs)

This link will take you to the Ministry of Education’s web page on National Education Guidelines (NEGs).

Effective governance: Supporting educational success as Māori

This 2013 New Zealand Board of Trustees publication sets the scene for school leaders to consider the achievement of their Māori students.

School Leadership and Student Outcomes: What Works and Why (BES)

This important research report provides evidence to guide leaders on “what works and why” as they aim to achieve the best outcomes for all learners
Author(s): Viviane Robinson, Margie Hohepa, Claire Lloyd [The University of Auckland]
Date Published: November 2009

The centrality of relationships for pedagogy: The whānaungatanga thesis

Russell Bishop [University of Waikato], James Ladwig [Newcastle University], Mere Berryman [University of Waikato], November 2013
This paper explores the concept of whānaungatanga as an essential component of pedagogical quality.

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