Inside the Career: Episode Ten – Communications (Katie Hunter)

“Just get stuck in, do anything and everything that you have time for, and do it with a smile.” Katie Hunter worked as the Communications Manager at Westlake Boys’ High School for 18 months before recently moving on to a new role with the New Zealand Automobile Association in August this year. Katie emigrated from … Continue reading Inside the Career: Episode Ten – Communications (Katie Hunter)

Inside the Teacher’s Classroom – Episode 11

  “The people who teach you the most are the children.” Heather Greenhill has enjoyed an incredible career in education spanning five decades and crossing three sectors: early learning, primary and secondary. Our conversation was recorded just a few days prior to her retirement at the end of 2020. Heather’s parents emigrated from England in … Continue reading Inside the Teacher’s Classroom – Episode 11

Student Action Team TV initiative – Forrest Hill

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Axs4iMcX7A&feature=youtu.be Please find below the link to the documentary that goes alongside the film and truly demonstrates the learning journey of the student action team at Forrest Hill School under the supervision of their teacher and WSL, Aaron Joyes. FHS TV: https://fhstv.co.nz/Documentary of Learning: https://youtu.be/q8ECdimCCbITe Utu o Nga Atua: https://youtu.be/yoK3NGMGmIg

Inside the Career – Episode Nine: Environmental Science and Water Quality Management (Jess Brooks)

“I feel like I make a positive difference. You know there might be a water quality issue there and myself and my team work to resolve that issue; so, we actually do impact everyone who uses the beach." Jess Brooks is a Healthy Water Specialist in the Storm Water Department at Auckland Council, working to … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Nine: Environmental Science and Water Quality Management (Jess Brooks)

Culture Defines Newsletter- Diwali Special

Greetings to all our Pupuke K​ā​hui Ako colleagues. This is the first of our “​Culture Defines​” newsletters. Each publication will highlight one of the many ethnic groups within our community so that we can learn more about each other and our ​ā​konga. This edition highlights our Indian community and it is timely that we do … Continue reading Culture Defines Newsletter- Diwali Special

Inside the Career – Episode Six – Radio Broadcasting (Jayden King)

“It’s a good platform to talk about things like mental health and bullying and Te Reo Māori, which are things that I’m a strong advocate for. So, I’m glad that I’ve now got that platform where I can say bullying sucks, stop it, mental health is important, its real, don’t be afraid to talk about … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Six – Radio Broadcasting (Jayden King)

Inside the Career – Episode Five: Engineering – student perspective (Kyle Shears and Andrew Wickens)

“With mechanical engineering, everything is very practical. A lot of what you learn can be very easily applied. Often lecturers will come up with a somewhat abstract theoretical idea and then they will bring in [an example of] where you may use that in the real world, whether that’s airplane wings or how internal combustion … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Five: Engineering – student perspective (Kyle Shears and Andrew Wickens)