“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 eight
On Thursday 22 August, in the WBHS Staffroom, the inaugural Pupuke Alumni Afternoon Tea was held, attracting around 100 senior students from WBHS and WGHS. The event was an opportunity for these students to hear from a wide range of past and recent WBHS and WGHS graduates who, since leaving school, have gone on to … Continue reading Pupuke Kāhui Ako Alumni Afternoon Tea
“One of the things that interested me about Ida, that I will always remember, is that she talked to us about the benefits of reading…and she said, you can read while you are ironing…and that stuck in my mind that you could have a family and a career, which for her was a very successful … Continue reading Inside the Teacher’s Classroom, episode 7
Dust off your copy of the New Zealand Curriculum and turn to page 12. Notice that the key competencies are at the beginning of the document, before the learning areas and their achievement objectives. Now focus on the first sentence of the first paragraph. It reads “People use these competencies to live, learn, work, and … Continue reading Why I Start with Key Competencies?