The Pupuke Kāhui Ako Competencies Resource (Edition 1), designed for schools to implement, reference, or adapt to suit their own purposes, is now available on our website in the Resources drop down option. This resource has been developed by Pupuke Kāhui Ako educators to support fellow educators in elevating and enhancing the teaching and learning … Continue reading The Pupuke Kāhui Ako Competencies Resource
Our Within School Lead and HOD Chemistry at Westlake Boys High School, Jonathon Webster and his student mentors have a passion for making a difference in our Pupuke Community of Learning. Together they are committed to extending opportunities to all our Kāhui Ako learners, by supporting teaching and learning to make science fun and interesting. … Continue reading A Passion for Science – an opportunity for our learners!
Our first Within School Leaders meeting for this year was held on Thursday 12th March at Takapuna Primary School. Thanks to the Takapuna Primary School's Acting Principal, Devika Tagg and our Across School Lead, Abbe Waghorn for providing the venue and an amazing spread of refreshments. We opened with a welcome from Devika, a mihi, … Continue reading Looking Ahead 2020 – WSL Meeting
“I’ve always maintained that I wanted to teach them to be the artist or to be the designer, as opposed to teaching them about art or about design. And, there’s a trade-off there, in that it’s more challenging, but for those that understand it then that spark has been ignited and there’s no stopping them … Continue reading Inside the Teacher’s Classroom – episode 9
Leanne Hooks, one of our Within School Lead at Westlake Boys High School has been working on her inquiry around student agency and sustainability. Here is a brief outline of the aims and objectives and what the Grow Cook Eat project encompasses. Collaboration – Working in the glasshouse and garden to grow plants the students … Continue reading Grow Cook Eat
The Pupuke Kāhui Ako Māori Leaders hui took place on 15th November at Milford School. This group has been established to strengthen support and develop shared understandings about how we can build upon the current practices in our schools in Te Reo and Tikanga Māori. We hope to provide more opportunities for our learners to … Continue reading Pupuke Kāhui Ako Māori Leaders Hui
“Who are the people that help you learn? What are the tools that help you learn? What are the places that help you learn? What are the interactions that help you learn?" Dr Brian Annan is the Director of Infinity Learn Limited, an innovative and ground-breaking education consultancy company which specialises in the design … Continue reading Inside the Teacher’s Classroom, episode 8