IPL Blog

Creating the classroom culture

Posted 11 Feb 2019 12:10pm

Creating the culture for a positive learning environment early in the year is vital so that students are able to confidently participate in and contribute to the learning. As mathematics facilitators, we understand how important a positive and safe classroom culture is.

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Meet the team: Stephen Ross

Posted 05 Feb 2019 1:08pm

Ko Stephen Ross tōku ingoa

As a nationally accredited facilitator, I have recently joined the facilitation team at the Te Whai Toi Tangata Institute of Professional Learning, University of Waikato, and want to introduce myself.

I have a passion for digital technology, blended learning approaches and science education. I regularly post about education and e-learning on Twitter and I share and engage in discussion in various Facebook groups (NZ science teachers, NZ primary teachers, chemistry, biology, earth/space). I also love exploring video game creation, involving art design, coding and logic.

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The Meaning of Leadership

Posted 31 Oct 2018 11:09am

At Te Whai Toi Tangata we have been discussing the meaning of leadership at various levels of our organisation and how it plays out in schools.

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New Zealand Principals Federation (NZPF) Conference

Posted 31 Oct 2018 11:03am

The 2018 New Zealand Principals' Federation Conference was well attended by principals and members of senior leadership teams from schools across New Zealand.

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Building Financial Literacy

Posted 31 Oct 2018 10:51am

A coin to remember and a timely reminder of the need to build financial literacy…

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Positive Behaviour for Learning, Restorative Practice

Posted 31 Oct 2018 10:41am

Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L) Restorative Practice is currently working with over 225 schools and kura nationwide to implement sustainable Restorative Practices in their schools and kura, including primary, intermediate and secondary.

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