SSM award recipients 2019

  1. Abraham-Harris, Robyn

    Opotiki College

    Investigate Māori boys engagement and wellbeing, through professional reading and visits to schools.

  2. Burnett, Nicola

    Baradene College

    Research the introduction and implementation of a community of inquiry programme which is integrated into all curriculum areas.

  3. Cleary, Alison

    Rangiora High School

    Research innovative curriculum models in four or five schools to develop an innovative model of curriculum redesign and assessment for our year 12 and 13 learners.

  4. Dobric, Karen

    Papatoetoe High School

    Visit schools and organisations to look at different ways of managing the curriculum to ensure good secondary to tertiary or work transitions, and identify what contributes to making them successful.

  5. Forsyth, Bryan

    Buller High School

    Research whānau engagement, specifically how to enhance this in the 21st century using the range of technologies now available, by visiting schools that have high parent and whānau engagement and involvement, and attending two conferences.

  6. Frank, Erika

    Ormiston Senior College

    Investigate key issues and strategies to improve engagement and achievement outcomes for our increasing Pasifika roll.

  7. Grant, Sarah

    Gisborne Girls' High School

    Visit secondary schools in the UK Resilience Programme Evaluation (2010) that implemented PERMA through the Penn Resilience Programme (PRP) to research whether it has been sustained and whether schools can demonstrate effectiveness.

  8. Larkin, Nick

    Hutt Valley High School

    Investigate alternative strategies and pedagogical approaches to prepare the diverse learners in our Supported Learning Centre to transition from high school to the workforce or another learning pathway, that are sustainable and more effective than our current practice.

  9. Stewart, Margaret

    Freyberg High School

    Complete the final 10 weeks of a te reo Māori course and the first 10 weeks of a Te Wānanga o Raukawa course. Walk alongside Māori RTLB staff as they support students and their kaiako in the kura and wharekura.