Sabbatical reports added November 2019

Sabbatical reports published in November were: 

Secondary and area 

Engaging boys 

Investigation of boys’ engagement and wellbeing. 

Robyn Abraham-Harris, Opotiki College 

Leadership learning 

Reflections on attending the course Leadership: An evolving vision. 

Peter Brooks, Freyberg High School  

Community of inquiry model 

Integrating a community of inquiry model into curriculum areas. 

Nicola Burnett, Baradene College 

Student wellbeing 

Strategies for reducing anxiety and improving the wellbeing of students. 

Lindy Graham, Craighead Diocesan School 

Transition from school 

Preparing supported learners to transition to work or another learning pathway. 

Nick Larkin, Hutt Valley High School  


Nurturing leadership in an all girls learning environment. 

Hayley Mohi-Maxwell, Rotorua Girls High 


Learning through play 

Supporting the social, emotional and learning needs of years 1 and 2 students. 

Debra Harrod, Aorangi School (Rotorua) 

Bilingual education 

Research on whether to set up a bilingual class. 

Anne Mackintosh, Greerton Village School 

Learner profiles 

Using learner profiles to show growth in students as learners. 

Kaylene Macnee, Pinehaven School 

Resilience in education 

How to increase parent and student resilience around education. 

Lisa Malones, Mangaroa School  

Engaging whānau 

Strategies used in Southland schools to engage parents and whānau. 

Natasha Spittle, Drummond Primary School 

Curriculum design 

How to meet the needs of a future-orientated 21st Century learner. 

Dion Stechman, Glentunnel School 

Complex problems 

Applying the Cynefin framework to primary school settings. 

Ben Witheford, Shotover Primary School 

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