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)

The Pupuke Kāhui Ako Competencies Resource

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

Pupuke Kāhui Ako Student Inquiry Team

Students from around our Pupuke community gathered together at Westlake Girls’ High School on Thursday, May 9, for the first meeting of the new Pupuke Kāhui Ako Student Inquiry Team. The initiative, led by Westlake Girls ASL’s Anete Dezoete and Michelle Cleaver, promotes and prioritises our student body so that they may contribute an authentic … Continue reading Pupuke Kāhui Ako Student Inquiry Team

STEAM in the classroom

Dr Michael Harvey is an ISTE global PLN chair, pedagogical prognosticator, Microsoft Innovator Educator Expert and is currently teaching at Marlborough International College, Malaysia. On his recent visit to New Zealand he organised a contemporary cross curricular lesson for two of our Pupuke Kāhui Ako schools. On Thursday 9th August, Year 10 STEAM students from WGHS … Continue reading STEAM in the classroom

GirlBoss at Westlake Girls High School

The GirlBoss Committee is running a series of workshops on “Find your inner Girl Boss”, the first one was on “Building Strength”. The girls found their inspiration in the recent “GirlBoss Lead” and “Future CEO” workshops delivered by Alexia Hilbertidou from GirlBoss NZ. The workshop aimed at boosting the confidence of the students by helping … Continue reading GirlBoss at Westlake Girls High School