Further information about Akanuku Assurance Reviews is included at the end of this report. Since the onsite visit the service has provided ERO with evidence that shows it has addressed non-compliances and is now taking reasonable steps to meet regulatory standards. A head teacher le a team of five qualified teachers and six educators.
There are separate areas for infants and toddlers, and for older children. Children have opportunities to develop knowledge and an understanding of the dual heritages of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Adults interact with children in positive ways to nurture relationships and provide an inclusive curriculum. Since the onsite visit the service has provided ERO with evidence that shows it has addressed the following non-compliances:. The legal requirements for early childhood services also include the Licensing Criteria for Education and Care Services Services must meet the standards in the regulations and the requirements of the licensing criteria to gain and maintain a licence to operate.
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In these documents they attested that they have taken all reasonable steps to meet their legal obligations related to:. It is d for 50 children, including up to 12 under two years old.
The purpose-built facility provides separate spaces for the children under and over two years of age. The manager oversees daily operations and management of the aoga, and provides guidance for the board. The e is chairman of the board and is also employed as the administrator. The aoga employs four qualified teachers and six teacher aides.
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Trustees are chosen by church members and include parents, church and community members. The board meets regularly to discuss governance and management matters. The ERO review found that improvements were needed in governance and management, through a greater level of shared responsibility for strategic planning, financial management and internal evaluation.
ERO identified non-compliance with requirements for health and safety, personnel and financial management, the quality of teaching and learning, and aspects of record keeping and hazard management. The board and staff have made progress in some of the areas for development identified in the ERO report, primarily in the quality of teaching and learning. Ongoing external support will be necessary to embed these improvements and for the board to improve the quality of governance and strengthen centre sustainability. Children's identity is celebrated in the programme.
Teachers continue to promote the centre's philosophy through Samoan language and culture, and Christian values.
Children are confident, articulate and have some opportunities to negotiate and engage in complex play. Teachers should review the learning environment to ensure it stimulates, extends and challenges older children's thinking and physical development. Infants and toddlers receive nurturing care and support in a calm environment. They know the routines of the day and settle quickly with staff. Children can access resources independently and enjoy exploring their environment.
Teachers have participated in Ministry of Education professional development, which has resulted in a more child-led curriculum and strengthened curriculum management. Progress is particularly evident in the assessment of children's learning and development, and the prominence of children's voice in learning stories. Teachers should continue to work with external support to further improve their professional practice, including their responsiveness to children and ways that they extend children's learning.
The manager understands the value of external and internal evaluation for ongoing improvement. Staff should continue to improve their use of internal evaluation to identify the impact of their teaching practice on outcomes for children. The board needs to ensure that the recently developed process for staff appraisal is implemented to support staff to raise the quality of teaching and learning and to strengthen distributed leadership. The board has implemented a strategic plan to guide aoga development. The board should access external support to help trustees strengthen their shared understanding of their roles and responsibilities.
This should include implementing and monitoring the strategic plan, improving financial management and policy review, and ensuring that they are meeting all legal requirements. Priorities to improve outcomes for children and centre sustainability include the board urgently accessing external support to help them to improve:.
All early childhood services are required to promote children's health and safety and to regularly review their compliance with legal requirements. To improve current practice, the board should ensure that records of in-committee discussions are kept and securely stored.
Early childhood services are partners in the review process and are expected to make use of the review findings to enhance children's wellbeing and learning. ERO evaluates how well placed a service is to sustain good practice and make ongoing improvements for the benefit of all children at the service. A focus for the government is that all children, especially priority learners, have an opportunity to benefit from quality early childhood education.
The overall judgement that ERO makes and the timing of the next review will depend on how well placed a service is to promote positive learning outcomes for children.
The are:. ERO has developed criteria for each category.
The aim is to provide information on aspects that are central to positive outcomes for children and useful to the service. Education Review Office. Education institution :. Service type :. Definition :. Total roll :. Telephone :.
Address :. Safety checks must be undertaken, and the obtained before the worker has access to children; the of the safety checks must be recorded, and the record kept as long as the person is employed at the service GMA7A. In these documents they attested that they have taken all reasonable steps to meet their legal obligations related to: curriculum premises and facilities health and safety practices governance, management and administration.
Not well placed Requires further development Well placed Very well placed ERO's findings that support this overall judgement are summarised below. The Review Findings Children's identity is celebrated in the programme. Key Next Steps Priorities to improve outcomes for children and centre sustainability include the board urgently accessing external support to help them to improve: strategic and annual planning, monitoring and reporting of targeted equity funding ongoing policy review to ensure that they are kept up-to-date and that licensing and legal requirements are met teaching practices that further support an emergent, child-led curriculum annual staff appraisals that inform a programme of professional development and meet the requirements of the Education Council.
ERO identified non-compliance in relation to the following areas.
Governance, management and administration. Most recent ERO report s.