Inside the Career – Episode Four: Fiction Writing and Teaching (Jess Copping)

“My absolute favourite thing in the world was, and still is, reading - and I love to write and that was always the one career that appealed to me; to be a writer.”  Jess Copping is an acclaimed young adult fiction writer who, under her maiden name J L Pawley, has written more than ten … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Four: Fiction Writing and Teaching (Jess Copping)

Inside the Career – Episode Three: Medical Technology (William Lin)

“Invest in yourself and understand who you are as a person, and spend time and investigate what the different career pathways might hold for you in the future…don’t be locked into any one pathway…essentially, just believe in yourself and go for it.” This sage, encouraging advice is given by William Lin towards the end of … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode Three: Medical Technology (William Lin)

Inside the Career – Episode One: Medicine (Andrew Han and Josh Chang)

“From my point of view, it’s a great mix between science, or academic based thinking, and at the same time having that human interaction; and actually the people you work with, they make your day!” (Josh Chang) Andrew Han and Josh Chang join me in our first episode of Inside the Career, a new Pupuke … Continue reading Inside the Career – Episode One: Medicine (Andrew Han and Josh Chang)

Quality feedback as important as ever during COVID-19

By Dave Smale – Across School Leader for Pupuke Kāhui Ako and Head of Scholarship and Extension Pathway English, WBHS Despite being unexpectedly thrust into distance learning and all the challenges that come with it, one thing remains the same – quality feedback is a key influence on student achievement. Whether you’re physically in the … Continue reading Quality feedback as important as ever during COVID-19