FEATURED IN: Times Online. By Farida Master. Times photo: Wayne Martin From posh kids to those a little rough around the edges, she has taught at some of the best international schools all over the world as well as worked with decile one schools in New Zealand and helped turn them around. Mel Bland takes…

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FEATURED IN: AKO – The Journal for Education Professionals. Issue: Winter 2019 Writer: Melissa Schwalger. Photography: Distant Sea Photography “The interplay between a school and its community is complex and rich with potential – for personal connection, professional support and building capability. A range of schools throughout the country illustrate the myriad ways – and…

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FEATURED IN: Botany and Ormiston Times By Farida Master “Whenever I’m at this type of events I think of the wonderful quote from Winston Churchill. ‘First we shape our building then they shape us,’ – particularly true where schools are concerned,” Chris Hipkins, Minister for Education.

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Thoughts of a cultural concept for the bridges connecting the carpark to the school, a Nikau design plan was offered by Reuben Kirkwood of the local iwi Ngāi Tai ki Tāmaki. This then fed the narrative from which a new name grew.

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By Education Gazette editorsISSUE: VOLUME 97, NUMBER 11 A Future Education conference held earlier this month at Ormiston Junior College in Manukau and attended by 350 staff from seven schools aimed to build collaborations, share expertise, and show the community that there’s an effective and progressive education pathway for students. “I feel very lucky –…

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