Evidence and data
Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako are able to use the data and evidence we provide to develop achievement challenges, make good decisions and know what progress they are making in raising the achievement of their children and young people.
Number of Communities of Learning
As of April 2017 there were 197 Communities of Learning spread throughout New Zealand, with 1630 schools, 184 early learning services and 4 tertiary providers part of a Community of Learning involving more than 551,000 students.
Details about each Community of Learning including member schools, kura and early childhood services, contact details and leader are provided in a profile, indexed by district.
Public achievement information
We publish participation and achievement information about Communities of Learning, schools, learners and the education system on our Education Counts website (external link) . The data is indexed by ethnic group, school, regional council and territorial authority.
Our public achievement information (PAI) data includes:
- participation in early childhood education
- National Standards attainment
- Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori attainment
- school leaver attainment, including leavers’ tertiary destinations
- 18 year olds with NCEA Level 2.
Uptake and early implementation report
This report provides an overview of the early implementation of Communities of Learning up to December 2016.
Education Review Office (ERO) resources and publications
ERO has released 3 reports that present a conceptual framework to help support Communities of Learning with international evidence about effective collaboration in education communities. The reports draw together what ERO knows about Communities of Learning so far:
- Collaboration to improve learner outcomes
- Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako: Working towards collaborative practice
- Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako in action
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