Sabbatical reports added February 2018

Sabbatical reports added in January and February were: 

Secondary and area 

Research design 

Design a research study to better understand Māori student hauora. 

Louise Anaru Tangira, Flaxmere College 

Distance learning 

Maximise digital learning opportunities for students in rural schools.  

Ross Brockbank, South Westland Area School 

Academic counselling 

Formulate a sustainable and capacity-building model for academic counselling. 

Jeff Smith, Papanui High School 


Culturally responsive practice 

Effective culturally responsive leadership and teaching practices. 

Teresa Edwards, St James’ Catholic School (Palmerston North) 

Social and emotional learning 

Approaches to help children develop their social and emotional intelligences. 

Steven Hayward, Green Island School 

PACT in writing 

Process used for introducing the tool and key learnings. 

Lisa Morresey, Mt Maunganui Intermediate 

Community of Learning, Kāhui Ako 

Review of the first year of of leading a Community of Learning. 

Daniel Pepper, St Dominic's Catholic School (Blockhouse Bay) 


Inquiry into coaching approaches to strengthen collaborative teacher inquiry. 

Diana Peri, Oranga School 

Play-based learning 

Practice that caters for students' schemas and urges.  

Dane Robertson, Kaimai School 

Flexible learning spaces 

Explore modern learning environments for students in the middle years. 

Philip Tappenden, Kirkwood Intermediate 

Lead principals 

Lead principals and the leadership training that might benefit them. 

Melanie Taylor, Golden Sands School 

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