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Blog archives: 2018

This blog contains many ideas and resources for talking about the curriculum in your school. Click on the find more link to see the full blog posts.

Gaylene Hill, principal Linden School.

Engaging and empowering urbanised Māori


Gaylene Hill is the principal of Linden School. In this blog Gaylene shares highlights of her recent sabbatical where she investigated ways to engage and empower Māori students and their whānau.

Rowan Taigel, DP Otago Girls' High School.

Spiralling into collaboration at Otago Girls' High School


Rowan Taigel is the Deputy Principal at Otago Girls' High School. In this blog Rowan shares her knowledge around collaborative spirals of inquiry drawing on her journey leading this framework at her school.

Chantelle Rich.

Chantelle’s journey with STEAM and UDL


Chantelle Rich, a year 5/6 teacher from Henderson North Primary, is one of two teachers leading a Teacher Led Innovation Fund (TLIF) project across a cluster of six schools for the past 18 months. 

Maurie Abraham.

Learning design principles in future-focused schools


Maurie Abraham is the principal of Hobsonville Point Secondary School in Auckland. In this blog, the second of a two part series, Maurie shares five learning design principles that support future-focused learning based on his US school visits. He then offers suggestions for bringing these principles to life in New Zealand schools and classrooms. 

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Maurie Abraham.

What is future-focused schooling?


Maurie Abraham is the principal of Hobsonville Point Secondary School in Auckland. In this blog, the first of a two part series, Maurie shares some of the highlights of his recent sabbatical where he explored future focused schooling.

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