In-school Curriculum Development
On-going work with several primary, intermediate, secondary and area schools supporting the development of their curriculum, and building teachers capacity for varied pedagogical approaches.
Rangi Ruru Girls' School: November 2017
Workshop title: Collaboration
Avonside Girls' High School: July 2017
Workshop title: Collaborative teaching and learning
Energise: Queenstown, NZ. April 2017.
Workshop Titles: 1. Developing Engaging Integrated Units of Work
2. Engaging Students in Learning
Jumbo Day: Canterbury Area Schools conference: August, 2016
Workshop title: Digging Deeper into Inquiry through concept-based curriculum and instruction.
Energise: Ashburton, NZ. April, 2016.
Workshop Title: Digging Deeper into Inquiry through concept-based curriculum and instruction.
TAISI: The Association of International Schools in India: Amritsar, India. February, 2016.
Workshop Title: Personalised Learning in the Early Years
ULearn Conference: Auckland, NZ. October, 2015.
Workshop title: Digger deeper into inquiry through concept-based curriculum and instruction.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
The International School of Lae
January 1994 - December 1996
Director of Curriculum Development
United Nations International School
July 2001 - July 2009
Acting Primary Principal
Learning Support Teacher
The International School of Azerbaijan
July 2009 - July 2015
Assistant Primary Principal
Early Learning Centre Coordinator
1978 – 1993 and 1997 – 2000
Special Needs Co-ordinator
Head of Curriculum; Social Studies, Mathematics, The Arts and Physical Education Mathematics specialist teacher
Generalist classroom teacher primary years
Associate teacher for trainee teachers
Tutor teacher for beginning teachers
"Introduction to the PYP"
"Learning Through Inquiry"
“The Arts in the PYP”
“Teaching and Learning in the PYP”
“Assessment in the PYP”
“Authentic Integration in the PYP”
Member of the team completing the review of the PYP curriculum, The Hague – 2015
Invitation to join the Assessment in the PYP curriculum development team, The Hague – 2011
Critique for PYP exemplar unit of inquiry and resources in The Arts, online – 2010
PYP Arts Scope and Sequence document writing team, Cardiff, Wales – 2008-2009
PYP workshop leader of the following workshops at conferences or in-school workshops