Student Progress and Achievement

This programme of work aims to strengthen the use of The New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa to understand each learner’s progress and achievement.

The following Cabinet paper covers decisions relating to:

  • strengthening the focus on progress and good quality assessment in aromatawai information in teaching and learning and in reporting to parents, whānau and Boards of Trustees
  • continuing work, in 2018, to design a new approach to assessment and reporting, based on child progress across the curricula
  • establishing a Ministerial Advisory Group to advise this work programme.

Cabinet Paper: Curriculum, Progress and Achievement [PDF, 10 MB]

To support the release of Cabinet material the Ministry of Education has also proactively released the supporting advice provided to the Minister that helped inform the decisions. These are listed below:

Table of documents

DateDocument Type and Title
23 February 2018

Educational Report: Strengthening the use of the curricula to understand and support all students’ progress and achievement [PDF, 9.8 MB]

Annex 1 Overview of work to strengthen capability for understanding progress across the curricula [PDF, 234 KB]

13 March 2018 Education Report: Curriculum, Progress and Achievement [PDF, 2.8 MB]
11 April 2018 Briefing Note: Reference Group for Curriculum, Progress and Achievement [PDF, 1.3 MB]
20 April 2018 Education Report: Establishing the Curriculum, Progress and Achievement Ministerial Advisory Group and appointments [PDF, 792 KB]
20 April 2018 Aide Memoire Curriculum, Progress and Achievement [PDF, 1.2 MB]
24 April 2018 Cabinet Paper: Establishing the Curriculum, Progress and Achievement Ministerial Advisory Group [PDF, 8.2 MB]

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