Our Operational Team
Jenny Oxley

Jenny Oxley, Executive Officer

Jenny manages of the overall programme of work to ensure its effective implementation across all cluster schools, that the approach is positioned for future growth, and that the Trust’s operations are consistent with its legal and governance requirements. Before taking up her current role, Jenny was Director of the Tamaki Transformation Programme, which fostered the Manaiakalani programme as one of its community and social development foundation projects. Jenny has a long and diverse background in public sector management and leadership.

Anita Sarich

Anita Sarich, Administration Officer

Anita works with schools and parents to ensure effective netbook contractual, payment, reporting, tracking, and escalation processes. She also provides general support across all programme activities. Prior to joining the Trust, Anita worked for Housing New Zealand for over 15 years, many of these within the Tamaki community with whom she has strong connections.

Fiona Grant, Manaiakalani Innovation Team

Fiona is responsible for the Manaiakalani Digital Immersion programme supporting orientation and professional learning for teachers new to our schools. Fiona has a Master of Education (First Class Honours) and has contributed nationally to Ministry of Education digital learning initiatives. She is a Google Certified Innovator and keen supporter of EduCampNZ un-conferences. Fiona uses her blog, VirtualNorth plus Twitter and Google+ to share and connect with other learners. 

Fiona Grant

Dave Winter, Outreach Delivery Manager

Dave’s role is to support the delivery of high quality professional learning and development to educators across Manaiakalani Outreach School Clusters . He provides a key link between pedagogy and IT provision, including advice on learning environment readiness, rollout logistics and implementation problem-solving. Dave is a Google Certified Innovator and a past Core Education efellow . Dave has a long history in the project management of innovation projects and community development. Connect with Dave on Google+

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Pat SneddenWhen Pat Snedden helped to establish the Manaiakalani Education Trust, and became the executive Chair in 2011, the kaupapa of the trust was declared to be "in service of the Manaiakalani Schools and the Manaiakalani programme.



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Robert Carter

Robert Carter, External Trustee
Currently Principal at Davanti Consulting, a management consultancy specialising in information technology and business process improvement, Robert’s career has spanned many industries and technologies. read more...

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