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Jacqui Ussher

Title: Facilitator
Location: Hamilton
  • 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

Phone: 021 157 0755
Email: jacqui.ussher@waikato.ac.nz


Full  NZ Teacher Registration

2012   Post Graduate Diploma of Education from Massey University

2006   Bachelor of Education from Massey University

2004   Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages from TESOL

1970    Trained Teacher Certificate from Wellington Teachers College

My Experience

Ko Jacqui Ussher tōku ingoa

Ko Ruahine tōku maunga

Ko Tukituki tōku awa

Ko Monteith te whānau

No Heretaunga ahau

Kei Kirikiriroa tōku kainga inaianei

Growing leaders’ capabilities is my key focus, while challenging and building on their strengths and beliefs to enhance and sustain schoolwide knowledge and systems.

As a passionate facilitator and educator with deep pedagogical knowledge of the New Zealand Curriculum document, my expertise has developed through significant teaching and learning experiences in a range of contexts and capacities that includes many years of teaching and leadership roles in New Zealand, as well as international teaching experience in Canada and Hong Kong.

Working collaboratively, we can provide professional learning and develop the capacity of school leaders, teachers and whānau to build an authentic localised curriculum responsive to the needs, aspirations, strengths and resources of their particular community. I model qualities of relational trust and am committed to equity and social justice.  

Commitment to bi-cultural partnerships in Aotearoa New Zealand is something I honour and value, using my skills and expertise to facilitate effective learning through Ka Hikatia and Tātaiako. All the while, deepening schools’ culturally responsive pedagogy and practice to ensure success for all Māori students.