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US study tour affirms good work being done in NZ schools, says principal

A five-week study tour of the United States confirmed to Otahuhu College principal Neil Watson that New Zealand schools are on the right track.

Diversity the key to improved performance in schools

A new evidence summary released today by the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) highlights the benefits of championing a diverse school leadership workforce in Australia. The report Spotlight: Diversity in School Leadership, points...

Sacred Heart College principal says new role the pinnacle of her career

For Maria Neville-Foster, stepping into the role of principal is the pinnacle of her career.

Pact programme supports people to lead better lives

Pact’s Greymouth Community Support worker James Tainui helps support people to lead fulfilling lives in the community.

Schools and principals stronger together – NZSPC

Introducing new NZSPC (New Zealand Secondary Principals’ Council) chair, Darfield High School principal James Morris.

New dean ready for the challenges of the compulsory sector

Associate Professor Mark Barrow, incoming Dean of Education and Social Work at the University of Auckland, talks about his vision for New Zealand’s largest provider of education and social work qualifications.

Principal leadership in practice: not all schools are created equal

Angela Millar’s research shows that in order for principals and teachers to carry out effective teaching and learning, inequities in resourcing, professional development and home-school relationships must be addressed.

We don’t need to reinvent the wheel… or do we?

Teacher Danielle Myburgh asks: Are we frequently accepting outdated, old fashioned, ineffective, unproductive wooden spoke wheels in education?

Youthtown brings development activities to Hawke’s Bay

A national not-for-profit youth development organisation that has been operating since 1932 has arrived in Hawke's Bay, offering selected schools sport, outdoor and leadership opportunities alongside students' regular schooling.

Principals are more stressed than ever, survey shows

Teacher shortage is thought to be a contributing factor to the increasing number of principals showing significant signs of distress as a result of their job.

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