• CORE Leaders' Summit
    CORE Leaders' Summit

    CORE Leaders' Summit 17

    • Kathe Tawhiwhirangi-Perry

      Kathe Tawhiwhirangi-Perry

      Professional profile For the past 10 years Kathe has worked for CORE Education as a team leader of the national Māori-medium and regional Central South Learning with Digital Technologies facilitator teams. Kathe has been the project leader of the Māori-medium eLearning Planning Framework (Te R...

      Skills: Leadership, Performance Management, Appraisal, Modern Learning Practice, Change Management, Digital Fluency, Culturally Responsive Practice

      • Rick


        Rick is an experienced educational leader and classroom teacher. He has a decade of experience as a principal in New Zealand schools and joined the CORE Education team in 2013 as a Learning with Digital Technologies Facilitator. He has held roles in the eLearning Planning Framework and i the Virt...

        Skills: Mentoring/Coaching, Self review and data analysis, Digital fluency, Teaching as Inquiry, Leadership, Performance management, Change management, Appraisal

        • Grace Winter

          Grace Winter

          Kia Ora, I am a passionate teacher and centre manager at First Steps Vardon in the wonderful Waikato. Most recently I have joined the CORE whãnau as a Curriculum Champion.  I love being a part of the Early Childhood community within Aotearoa, and have had the privilege of experiencing teaching...

          Tags (please separate each one with a comma): Gardening, Fishing, Exploring Papatuanuku, Cooking, Spending time with family and friends, Teaching, Leadership, Advocacy

          • Ann McMullan

            Ann McMullan

            Ann McMullan is a long time educator who served as the Executive Director for Educational Technology in the Klein Independent School District, located just outside Houston, Texas (USA) until September 2013, when she and her family moved to Los Angeles, California. For 16 years Ann led the team...

            Tags (please separate each one with a comma): Leadership, Learning, Travel

            • Sandra Cummings

              Sandra Cummings

              Kia Ora I am currently the Head Teacher of mixed toddlers and young children at TopKids Lemon in New Plymouth. I have two adult sons and a husband, who are supportive with my career choice. My interests are spending time with family and great friends.     Brief description:...

              Skills: Leadership, mentoring, documentation, positive role model, attentive listener, good communicator

              • Michele Cowan

                Michele Cowan

                Kia ora I am Michele Cowan the Centre and Education Manager of Piccolini Private Kindergarten and Nursery Havelock North and Hastings. I started my career in Kindergarten and have worked in most Early Childhood sectors leading and supporting teams to provide high quality education and care.  ...

                Skills: Leadership, positive working culture, management

                • Derek Wenmoth

                  Derek Wenmoth

                  Derek is currently principal consultant at CORE Education, a not-for-profit education research and development organization based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Derek is regarded as one of NZ education’s foremost Future Focused thinkers, and is regularly asked to consult with policy makers and ...

                  Tags (please separate each one with a comma): Leadership, futures thinking, modern learning, online learning, ICT, strategic thinking

                  • MeredithNoonan


                    I have worked for CORE Education for 3 years as the Marketing Manager.

                    Skills: Marketing strategy, leadership, management, email marketing, social media, campaign management

                    • Lynne Silcock

                      Lynne Silcock

                      I am passionate about assistive technology and the ways that a variety of standard technologies can be used to support a wide range of students in any classroom. I believe that the combination of technology and universal design for learning has a huge potential to help many students who currently...

                      Skills: Inclusive Education, UDL, digital technologies, leadership

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