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Appraisal in New Zealand now

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Appraisal is a requirement for all New Zealand schools. 


This section contains information on two research projects looking at appraisal, along with the legal requirements for appraisal.

Teacher appraisal: Missed opportunities for learning

Aligning appraisal with professional learning

Legal requirements for appraising certified teachers

In January 2018 the Code of Professional Responsibility and Standards for theTeaching Profession came into effect.  

Our code, Our standards – Education Council website

Appraisal – Education Council website

The Code applies to all certificated teachers and those who have been granted a Limited Authority to Teach, in every role and teaching context.The Standards are applicable for every teacher who holds a Practising Certificate, regardless of role or teaching context. The Standards are a revision of the Practising Teacher Criteria.

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