Secondary senior manager award recipients 2016

  1. Aked, Heather

    Wellington East Girls' College

    Develop a programme/framework for Project-Based Learning (PBL), with a focus on the research, resources, and best practice models identified by The Buck Institute of Education, The Innovation Unit, and Edutopia.

    Download: Full report (PDF 295 kB)

  2. Anderson, Robert

    Wellington College

    Conduct studies in selected NZ, UK, and US high schools; investigate how the school can expand leadership opportunities for senior students, especially as a way of increasing participation and engagement of Māori and Pasifika students.

    Download: Full report (PDF 235 kB)

  3. Barrett, Graeme

    Hastings Boys' High School

    Investigate how to improve the transition/pathways of students going from year 11 to year 12 and beyond, using Trades Academies and Polytechnics to help gain NCEA level 2 and above.

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  4. Bosch, Theresa

    Baradene College

    Visit NZQA, Network for Learning (N4L), and Education Perfect as well as pilot schools to gather information to assist Baradene College to prepare for digital assessments.

    Download: Full report (PDF 435 kB)

  5. Clarke, James

    Rosehill College

    How do schools bring the 'achievement of success' goal into the classroom, particularly to enable Māori students to experience success?

    Download: Full report (PDF 369 kB)

  6. Flannery, Maree

    Auckland Girls' Grammar School

    Increase knowledge and skills of student development and behaviour; how to teach students about mindsets in a way that is relevant and engaging and has a positive impact on them and the culture of the school.

    Download: Full report (PDF 398 kB)

  7. Gilman, Sharon

    Paraparaumu College

    Develop and deliver a school leadership programme for middle managers that aligns with the strategic goals of the school – to attain, retain, develop, and support high quality energetic teachers, leaders, and staff.

  8. Hunt, Gary

    Rangitoto College

    Research the effectiveness of the College's current professional development programme and how it has aligned with programmes that operate in the Mid-Bays Community of Schools.

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  9. Stonehouse, Andrea

    Paraparaumu College

    Visit NZ and UK schools that have undergone transformational change to explore the processes they used to create and sustain change; create a cultural handbook for staff detailing local tikanga, environment, and history.

  10. Stuart, Ian

    Tauranga Boys' College

    Investigate how NZ and UK secondary schools support the educational needs of young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders; investigate the modified programmes in NZ and UK secondary schools that enhance the engagement, achievement, and retention of disengaged "at risk" teenage boys.