How to use this site

Welcome to the School Excellence Framework Self-assessment Evidence Guide.

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This website will support schools to undertake their annual self-assessment using the School Excellence Framework by:

This website is intended as a guide only, and is not meant to be definitive or prescriptive. School leaders should decide how best to use this guide, in light of their school’s context and needs. This guide will be further developed over time.


Who is this website for?

  • School Executive: The guide is a resource to help build the capacity of school leaders to undertake evidence-based self-assessment confidently and consistently.
  • Directors: Directors can use this website as a resource to support principals as they undertake their school's self-assessment.
  • Principals, School Leadership (PSLs): PSLs can use this website as a resource to support principals as they undertake their school's self-assessment. PSLs may also want to use the guide to support them in their role as external validators.

External validation

For more information about external validation, visit the external validation section.

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