Sabbatical reports added September 2019

Sabbatical reports published in August and September were: 

Secondary and area 


Explore real-time, up-to-date achievement and progress reporting. 

Vaughan Couillault, Papatoetoe High School 

A learning framework 

Develop an organised framework for a future-focused curriculum. 

Ngaire Harris, Hauraki Plains College 

Student engagement 

Investigate what enables deep engagement of students in their learning.  

Alan Liddle, Te Puke High School 

Middle leadership 

Structures and professional development opportunities for middle leaders. 

Kathy Paterson, Lincoln High School 

Achievement of boys 

How to deliberately support the achievement of boys. 

Iva Ropati, Howick College 

Kāhui ako 

Interviews with community of learning project leaders about best practice. 

Patrick Walsh, John Paul College 

Christian character 

How to better engage senior college students in a school's special character. 

Graeme Whitehead, Excellere College 


Girls with autism 

Investigate autism in females and the support they require. 

Sherie Collins, Kea Street Specialist School 

Visible Learning 

Observations of Visible Learning in action in a range of schools. 

Garry de Thierry, Rotorua Intermediate 


What a wellbeing curriculum could look like for year 7 and 8 students. 

Linda Harvie, Farm Cove Intermediate 


Transition from a small primary to a large secondary context. 

Martin Hookham, Korokoro School 


What makes true collaboration, and how it impacts student achievement. 

Dee Luckin, St John Bosco School (New Plymouth) 

MLE design 

Designing for school context and pedagogy. 

Peter Mulcahy, Browns Bay School 

Collaborative leadership 

Developing collaborative leadership across multiple education sites. 

Kim Waite, Toko School, and Karen Patterson, Inglewood School 


Student wellbeing and resilience building programmes.  

Lana Wolfgram, Totara Grove School 

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