Supported trial of Kōwhiti Whakapae
Evaluating the effectiveness of Kōwhiti Whakapae within a programme of PLD
The supported trial of Kōwhiti Whakapae was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of Kōwhiti Whakapae: Practice and progress tools to support competent and confident kaiako and mokopuna, within a programme of professional learning and development.
The draft Kōwhiti Whakapae: Practice and progress tools support social and emotional learning within the framework of Te Whāriki: He whāriki matauranga mō ngā mokopuna o Aotearoa.
The tools were designed to help kaiako:
- reflect on and strengthen their own practice
- understand children’s progress over time and their possible next steps.
The draft tools were developed by the Ministry of Education and a group of experts and sector representatives.
The supported trial was delivered for the Ministry of Education through a partnership between:
- CORE Education Tātai Aho Rau with InspirEd ECE, SAASIA, SEEDS
- University of Waikato Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato