Community of Learning Teachers: Collaborative Inquiries

Achievement Challenge 1. 

Raise Māori student achievement through the development of cultural visibility and responsive practices across the pathway as measured against National Standards and agreed targets for reading Years 1-10 and NCEA years 11-13

Noelene Dunn
Tamaki College

Maths teacher

Teaching  Yr 9 - NCEA L1 mathematics

MDTA Mentor 2014


Class Site

Professional Blog


Kyla Hansell

Tamaki Primary School

Year 7 & 8 teacher

Spark-MIT 2015

MDTA Mentor 2014


Class Site

Professional Blog


    Karen Ferguson
    Tamaki College
     Design and Visual Communication teacher

Manaiakalani lead from 2007

Spark-MIT teacher 2015 & 2016 

Manaiakalani Google Class OnAir 2017

Google Certified Trainer


Class Site

Professional Blog

Hinerau Anderson
Tamaki College

HoD Technology

Spark-MIT teacher 2017


Class Site

Professional Blog

Achievement Challenge 2. 

 Lift the achievement for boys' writing Years 1-10

Kyle Hattie
Stonefields School

Year 4-6 teacher


Professional Blog

Dorothy Apelu
Tamaki College

HoD Social Sciences

MDTA Mentor 2014 & 2016

Spark-MIT teacher 2017


Class Site

Professional Blog

Achievement Challenge 3. 

 Lift the achievement in Reading for all students, with a particular focus on boys and Māori students (both genders) years 1-13

Angela Moala
Pt England School

Year 4 teacher

Spark-MIT 2017

Class Site

Professional Blog

Anita Unka
Stonefields School

Year 1 & 2 teacher

Class Site

Professional Blog


Rebecca Rowe
Stonefields School

Years 4 - 6 teacher

Class Site

Professional Blog

Troy Lunn
Stonefields School

Year 2 & 3 teacher

Manaiakalani Google Class OnAir 2017

Class Site

Professional Blog

Heather Collins
Glen Innes School

Assistant Principal 

Year 1 teacher

Year 0-4 SenCo

Class Site

Professional Blog

Achievement Challenge 4. 

 Increase the achievement of Years 7-10, in reading, writing and maths, as measured against National Standards and agreed targets

Robyn Anderson
Panmure Bridge School

Year 7 & 8 Teacher

Spark-MIT 2014 & 2015

Class Site

Professional Blog


Latini Ilaoa
Pt England School

Year 7 & 8 teacher

Class Site

Professional Blog

Andrea Tele'a
Pt England School

Year 7 & 8 Team Leader

Spark-MIT 2017

Class Site

Professional Blog

Adrienne Dines
St Patrick's School

Deputy Principal

Year 7 & 8 teacher

Class Site

Professional Blog


Ana Tui
St Pius X School

Deputy Principal

Director of RE

Year 7 & 8 teacher

Class Site

Professional Blog

Achievement Challenge 5. 

Improve the achievement of students with additional needs in the learning areas of English/key competency using language symbols and texts




Donna Ryan
Sommerville Special School 

CoL Across Schools


Professional Blog

Lionel Tapara
Sommerville Special School 


Class Blog

Professional Blog

Lauren Morfett
Sommerville Special School 


Class Blog

Professional Blog

Achievement Challenge 6. 

 Lift the achievement in maths for all students years 1-13

Rob Wiseman
Pt England School

Year 7 & 8 teacher

Manaiakalani Google Class OnAir

Class Site

Professional Blog

Khismira Lal
Pt England School

Year 1 teacher

Class Site

Class Blog
Professional Blog

Matt Goodwin
Pt England School

Year 4-6 focus

Manaiakalani Google Class OnAir

Class Site

Class Blog
Professional Blog

Paula Sandgrove
Glen Taylor School

Years 4 -8 teacher

School Leader

Class Site

Professional Blog

Viena Ripata
Glenbrae School

Year 1 teacher

Class Site

Professional Blog



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