Sabbatical reports July, August 2016
05 September 2016
Sabbatical reports added in July and August 2016 cover topics such as student leadership, sharing student learning, priority learners, and growth mindset. Student leadershipHow the school can expand leadership opportunities for senior students.Robert Anderson, Wellington College Sharing student learningUsing digital devices to track and share achievement progress for learners.Michael Dowd, St Joseph's...
Sabbatical reports added May–June 2016
05 July 2016
Sabbatical reports added in May–June 2016 look at: 2016 awards: the use of interactive video floor projection – Neil Baker, Northcote School (Christchurch); other schools that have Rumaki classes, local kura kaupapa schools that have year 9–13 classes, and schools that have dual-medium/bilingual classes – Janet Jones, Paeroa Central School; effective practices to successfully...
Sabbatical reports added April 2016
10 May 2016
Sabbatical reports added in April 2016 look at: school improvement through effective school leadership (Grant Burns, Tauraroa Area School) strong school leaders improving outcomes for Māori students (Malcolm Cox, Raglan Area School) identification of and provision for gifted students, with a particular focus on Māori giftedness (Linda Fraser, West Gore School) how we embed well-being...
Sabbatical reports added March 2016
06 April 2016
Sabbatical reports added in March 2016 look at:Primary principals successful digital strategies that low decile schools are using to engage parents and whānau in student learning (David Appleyard, Rata Street School); developing effective programmes and innovative strategies to lift Pasifika students' achievement (Lloyd Bokser, Fenwick School); developing teachers’ confidence in Te Reo Māori so that...
Sabbatical reports added February 2016
02 March 2016
Sabbatical reports added in February 2016 look at: schools in India, and work with a sister school (Stephen Bryan, Sacred Heart College, Napier); enablers and barriers for co-location between a special and regular school (Graeme Daniel, Allenvale Special School and Residential Centre); the way we should be teaching to prepare students to be successful...
Sabbatical reports added January 2016
04 February 2016
Sabbatical reports added in January 2016 look at: understanding of student agency and the implications (Peter Ahern, St Joseph's School, Upper Hutt); strategies and pathways that identify and successfully promote the engagement of gifted and talented students, with an emphasis on Māori students as priority learners (Michael Clarke, West End School, New Plymouth);...
Sabbatical award recipients for 2016
26 January 2016
Information about principals and secondary senior managers who are the recipients of a sabbatical award in 2016: Primary principal award recipients 2016; Secondary principal award recipients 2016; Area principal award recipients 2016; Secondary senior manager award recipients 2016
Sabbatical reports added November 2015
01 December 2015
Sabbatical reports added in November 2015 look at: how to evaluate the effectiveness of collaborative, inter-school interventions for "at risk" students in Invercargill secondary schools (Lois Conway, James Hargest College); the Reggio Emilia approach and how it might enhance our PB4L and pastoral care systems (Susan Dennison, Mataura School); e-learning opportunities in rural...
Sabbatical reports added October 2015
03 November 2015
Sabbatical reports added in October 2015 look at: the 'spirals of inquiry for equality and quality' programme operating in schools (Sandra Aitken, Point Chevalier School); initiatives to support students who struggle academically (Nicholas Beamsley, Eketahuna School); the influence of Turakina Māori Girls’ College on Tuhoe girls (Terehia Channings, Turakina Māori Girls’...
Sabbatical reports added September 2015
07 October 2015
Sabbatical reports added in September 2015 look at: the effects of pedagogy, curriculum, time and resources in teaching maths, comparing NZ with Singapore (Wayne Bainbridge, Matipo Road School); ways to grow the leadership qualities and potential in U1 and U2 staff teams (Clare Crawford, Kahutara School); ways to improve academic...