Jan Coleman is an Evaluation Partner with the Education Review Office, working out of Pōneke Wellington. In this presentation she explains ERO’s new methodology for reviewing schools, which has been underway for the last two years. Their new approach is collaborative rather than judgmental, in which each school has a dedicated reviewer called an Evaluation Partner who works alongside schools working towards improvement. Their evaluation focus is on what the school needs to do for improvement. Jan also discusses common issues being experienced in schools.