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Appraisal in New Zealand now

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Appraisal is a requirement for all New Zealand schools. The professional development orientation of the Education Council’s mandatory requirements creates the potential for appraisal to make a difference to teacher practice and student learning. However, two research projects show that in many schools, this potential is not realised.


This section contains information on these two research projects, along with the legal requirements for appraisal and a discussion of the Registered Teacher Criteria.

Teacher appraisal: Missed opportunities for learning

Aligning appraisal with professional learning

Legal requirements for appraising certified teachers

Practising teacher criteria

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