Academic Qualifications

I have a Bachelor of Education and Teaching Diploma with majors in Mathematics and Art, attaining nine passes with distinction and sixteen passes with merit. These qualifications where obtained at Auckland College of Education and Auckland University, New Zealand.



Additional Courses:

B.O.T related Courses in:       

Principal Induction course covering all areas of school management (6 days )

Gisborne Principals Development 2000, (6 day workshops and mentoring programme)

Leading and facilitating Strategic Planning (3 days)

Preparing School Development Plans (Evening sessions)

Board Roles -governance and management (Evening sessions)

School Accounting (Evening sessions)

Writing effective Policies and Procedures (Evening sessions)

Curriculum review (day Course)

Staff Appraisal (day Course)


Teaching related Courses:

Advanced Reading Skills Instructor's Course

One week course in Children's Print Making

Participation in Tip Top Mathematics Course:
-two full days of Mathematics education with an emphasis on implementation
 of the new curriculum and problem-solving.

16 hour "Brain Learning Styles" Course

Basic 20 hour Coaching Courses in:
-Badminton, Table tennis, Hockey and Basketball

Drama Day Workshops For Teachers

2 Day Dance Workshop

3 First Aid Courses (Current Cert.)

Evening Teaching Courses attended on:

-Learning Centres
-Valuing the Cultures of other within your Class Room Learning.
-Managing Difficult Students Course
-Assessment within mathematics
-Implementation of the Science Curriculum
-Keeping Ourselves Safe Training Programme
-Effective communication and maintaining professional relationships
-Library planning and management
-Information technology
-Health programmes for increasing students self-esteem
-Assailing and teaching water safety
-Swim School Swimming Coaching Workshops
-Drug Strategies for schools
-Reading programme initiatives

ABEL Contract. A programme that deals with school wide Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting and related policies.


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