Bernadette Hiha

Meet Bernadette Hiha, Reading Recovery Tutor at Te Whai Toi Tangata: Institute of Professional Learning.

Bernie Hiha


Reading Recovery Tutor




  • Reading Recovery


2013  Master of Education (First class Hons), The University of Waikato

2009  Postgraduate Diploma of Education, The University of Waikato

2002  Diploma of Reading Recovery Tutors, The University of Auckland

1999  Advanced Diploma of Teaching  Auckland College of Education

1992  Certificate in  Māori Studies, The University of Waikato

My Experience

Bernadette is a successful Tutor of Reading Recovery with over eighteen years’ experience.  She believes in the powerful combination of differentiated classroom teaching and targeted early intervention so that all New Zealand children can achieve educational success. Central to her Reading Recovery work is a commitment to working collaboratively with Whanau, Aiga and educators to achieve system shifts that are equitable, fair and strengths based so that Maori and Pasifika learners thrive and excel in our education system.

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Bernadette Hiha