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What is your profession?
What is your interest in ICT Enhanced Learning and Teaching?
In my current and previous roles I have found that ICT enhances learning in all areas
For students it allows flipping the learning to an anytime anywhere model and facilitates personalisation of learning to accelerate progress

For adults it is the same...PLD can be accessed anytime and the pool of people you can learn from and with increases exponentially
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First time principal...setting targets in a post NS world!!

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 20:13 0 Comments

So NS has gone...and I couldn't be happier...and nor could my team.

But this has left a bit of a dilemma that we have wrestled with all summer...what to do...I personally get the feeling ( and from my online communities of principals I don't think it is just me) that we are all having mixed feelings...we are ebullient to have the freedom to get back to what we know is best for kids and their whanau..but we also are a bit like sheep that have escaped the paddock..we are bouncing around…


Time got away from me!

Posted on February 7, 2018 at 20:38 0 Comments

So it is term 1 2018....I haven't posted since mid term 4 2017...I have no idea how we have sped through the months...but we have!

Last year i started my dream job...leading learning at my own school..a huge honour since I have only been qualified for 7 years.

In my teaching career I have health with huge highs and severe be honest more lows than highs...and I think it is the lows that taught me the most....they taught me about the huge dedication and passion that…


Future Focused

Posted on October 5, 2017 at 14:00 1 Comment

Sitting listening to Derek Wenmouth talk about adapting education for the is something we all know and something most of us also believe is a problem that needs solving......but it is only as I sit here as a Principal on a first time principal's course....that I am realising that I actually am now in a position to actually try and do something to try and evince change!

But how to go about this??? 

Do we as a school take this opportunity of rapid change and turmoil…


Principal wellbeing!

Posted on October 4, 2017 at 11:00 1 Comment

According to Dr Phil Riley we are going to die of heart attacks very soon!

Th Principal well bing survey is a tool being used across 3 countries so far that is showing worrying trends in the workload and stress school leaders endure.

I have yet to complete this survey...and I am now concerned that when I do I will get one of those red flag emails

I run every day and as…


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At 20:34 on June 15, 2016, Hazel Owen said…

Kia ora Jo. I was delighted that you accepted the invitation to join the Ethos Online Community. Please feel free to have a look around, and to jump in with questions, requests and comments. A very warm welcome! All the best. Hazel :)

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