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Helen Kato

Title: Facilitator
Location: Hamilton
  • MOE Accredited
  • English Medium Accredited

  • Communities of Learning / Kāhui Ako
  • Embedding language, culture and identity
  • Engaging whānau and communities
  • Enhancing student agency
  • Innovative Teaching and Learning
  • Leading for Excellence
  • Lifting student achievement
  • Literacy and Te Reo Matatini

Phone: 022 362 1980
Email: helen.kato@waikato.ac.nz


2016 Postgraduate Certification in Education (Research foci: Coaching and mentoring; cultural intelligence in the NZ educational context) from the University of Waikato

1991 Postgraduate Diploma of Teaching (Secondary) from the University of Waikato

1990 Master of Arts (Hons) (English) from the University of Waikato

My Experience

An enthusiasm and focus on improving my practice has lead me to become an effective Literacy Facilitator for the University of Waikato. Secondary trained, I strive to support positive literacy and learning outcomes. I believe that whanaungatanga is the key to successful outcomes for all of us and this is the anchor for my professional practice.

Working productively and positively to support schools to develop and hone their teaching and learning programmes gives me joy. I relish the opportunities to work collaboratively with teachers in teaching and learning spaces; with teachers and leaders in leading professional learning and practice in schools; with leaders across schools and the community to facilitate constructive transitional pathways for students.