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Secondary award recipients 2011

  1. Anderson, Julie

    Queens High School

    Teacher change and the Intermediate Numeracy Project.

    Download: Full report (PDF 166 kB)

  2. Boyce, John

    Garin College

    Investigate the different shapes the NZC is taking around the region and further afield on the future-focused aspects of NZC and investigate whether schools are using these in the way we are to consciously prepare our students for citizenship and employment in the society.

  3. Bryan, Stephen

    Sacred Heart College (Napier)

    Travel to different Mission Sister's Schools investigating the special character charism and the place of ICT in learning.

    Download: Full report (PDF 117 kB)

  4. Chamberlain, Martin

    Francis Douglas Memorial College

    Deepen personal understanding of boys' education and the philosophy behind Lasallian education.

    Download: Full report (PDF 445 kB)

  5. Christiansen, Lance

    Rangitikei College

    Investigate what creative curriculums are being developed in smaller schools and how smaller colleges (fewer than 400 students) are able to give students good educational outcomes with their current resources.

    Download: Full report (PDF 4 MB)

  6. Fahey, Dennis

    Marcellin College

    Study in depth the best means of developing student self-management at Marcellin College so students leave the College as independent and self-motivated learners who are capable of building upon this beyond school.

    Download: Full report (PDF 132 kB)

  7. File, Roger

    Golden Bay High School

    To explore course structures at senior school levels (Years 12,13) including use of gateway and STAR funding resources in year 7 - 13.

    To carry out research into inquiry approaches to teacher professional learning that enable teacher appraisal and development cycles to link effectively into student learning.

    Download: Full report (PDF 506 kB)

  8. Fox, Linda

    Kelston Girls' College

    Investigate the aspect of principal leadership. Visit girls' schools in US and Aus and NZ where significant learning for girls in a similar environment (to that of current school) is happening.

  9. Garelja, Peter

    Tikipunga High School

    To participate in some professional development performance alongside overseas colleagues.

  10. Heffernan, Annamaria

    Marian College

    To ascertain ideas to help further reinvigorate the two founding religious order charisms at Marian College: the Mercy and the Josephite charisms coming from Catherine McAuley and from Mary MacKillop respectively.

    Download: Full report (PDF 117 kB)

  11. Hensman, Stephen

    Taradale High School

    To study the science and art of student motivation. Investigate the effect of using in-house professional development and appraisal to change teacher practice. Review existing state school models for whole school approach to values in education.

    Download: Full report (PDF 650 kB)

  12. Holstein, Philip

    Riccarton High School

    To investigate and observe best use practices and service provision of ultra-fast broadband within identified New Zealand schools and an overseas study.

    Download: Full report (PDF 262 kB)

  13. Kelly, Prue

    Wellington High School & Com Ed Centre

    To increase understanding of how integrated technology rich curriculum can work in a secondary school to improve Wellington High School.

    Download: Full report (PDF 81 kB)

  14. Maguire, Warwick

    Burnside High School

    To visit schools of a similar size to Burnside (2600 pupils) to determine their strengths with a view to adopting systems, programmes and structure which enhance student achievement and good behaviour.

    Download: Full report (PDF 150 kB)

  15. Nixon, Mary

    Napier Girls' High School

    To develop personal leadership skills, research into the latest information on current and future directions in education and visit high achieving schools in the UK to discuss what is needed now and in the future for students to be successful beyond school.

    Download: Full report (PDF 70 kB)

  16. Olivier, David

    St Peter's College (Palmerston North)

    To explore the ways lead schools in NZ are using ICT to improve teaching and learning with regards to the NZ curriculum, with special reference to how these schools are improving student achievement as a result of the use of ICT. To attend the International Confederation of Principals Conference in Toronto, Canada.

    Download: Full report (PDF 342 kB)

  17. Rohs, John

    Aranui High School

    To enhance professional knowledge and understanding of the Pasifika community within the context of the workplace and to engage with the Samoan community to improve fluency in Samoan language, gain experience working with Samoan educational professional and to make an educational contribution though a project.

    Download: Full report (PDF 675 kB)

  18. Scott, Melba

    Palmerston North Girls' High School

    Investigate the uptake of digital technologies in teaching and learning and how it can be increased.

    Download: Full report (PDF 261 kB)

  19. Simpson, Brian

    Wairoa College

    To investigate middle school teaching structures, learning programmes and associated pedagogies.

    Download: Full report (PDF 162 kB)

  20. Small, Julie

    Fairfield College

    To scope learning pathways available within diverse school communities and identify successful leadership school improvement models.

    Download: Full report (PDF 92 kB)

  21. Stewart, Karen

    Marlborough Girls' College

    To investigate the directions that eLearning could take in the future at Marlborough Girls’ College and in the Marlborough Educational Community.

    Download: Full report (PDF 340 kB)