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Kāhui Ako - Appraisal

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The appraisal materials for principals, ECE and teachers provide information relevant to teachers and leaders in Kāhui Ako. There are additional appraisal resources being developed for appraisal for these roles.

Performance Review and Appraisal

Appraisal System - what has changed now that you're in a Kāhui Ako?

Role selection and appointment

Quality practice in my context - template [download the .doc]. You can also download the instructions as an audio recording here


Tātaiako will be revised to reflect the Standards for the Teaching Profession, however it is still a valuable resource in its current form. It is a lens through which to view and inform your practice across all of the Standards. The Standards, like the Tātaiako cultural competencies, are holistic and the elaborations provide more information about practices that reflect them. As you consider what the Standards look like in your setting, Tātaiako continues to provide examples of practice and outcomes. 

Collective Agreements and Guidelines

Primary teachers' collective agreement

Secondary teachers' collective agreement

Area school teachers' collective agreement

Goals and Inquiry

Leadership BES School Leadershop Cases (Ministry of Education, 2009) - This reference can help you think about worthy leadership goals. 

When thinking about the focus of an inquiry or making decisions about the progress, consider these resources. 

Ka Hikitia [.pdf]

Pasifika Education [.pdf]

Auditor General's Report, Education for Maori: Using information to improve Māori educational success, June 2016 [.pdf]

Tu Rangatira

Ontario Leadership Strategy: Five Core Capacities of Effective Leaders

Spiral of inquiry: leaders leading learning

Collaborative Sense Making

The Principal: Three Keys to Maximigins Impact. (Fullan, M) Jossey - Bass 2014 [.pdf]

To help you think about leading learning in your setting

Coherence: Putting your inner drive into overdrive (Fullan, 2015) [.pdf]

Monograph (Fullan, 2015) [.pdf]

Appraisal Discussion

Open to Learning - a webinar. This webinar is also available in New Zealand Sign Language