Richard Wells

About me

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I'm Deputy Principal at Orewa College in New Zealand.
I'm the author of “A Learner’s Paradise: How New Zealand is reimagining Education."
I'm an Art graduate, turned Microsoft engineer turned international Apple guru turned educational leader.
In 2015, I was ranked as the 13th most influential for global educational technology use.
I blog at

Inspired by its education system, I moved to New Zealand from the UK in 2006, with his wife and two girls.

Brief description: Deputy Principal and Author of A Learner's Paradise: How New Zealand is reimagining Education
Twitter username: eduwells
Organisation you work for: Orewa College