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Key learnings from a Remarkable Conference

MARCH 15, 2017 / Articles
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Shift to innovative learning environments one of our greatest leaps

FEBRUARY 01, 2017 / Articles
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Westmount welcomes Karen Tui Boyes to lead the Teacher Academy

JANUARY 24, 2017 / Articles
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NZ and the new world of education

JANUARY 17, 2017 / Articles
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Gordon Poad will speak at the Leading Remarkable Learning education conference in Auckland and Christchurch in March 2017

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Student tops Open Polytechnic economics course

JANUARY 04, 2017 / Articles
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Market day raises $3000 for local charities

DECEMBER 20, 2016 / Articles
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Awards aplenty in our first year of Young Enterprise

NOVEMBER 29, 2016 / Articles
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A great online addition to Maths learning

NOVEMBER 23, 2016 / Articles
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A very successful visit to Mindlab

NOVEMBER 23, 2016 / Articles
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Making a difference in Cambodia

NOVEMBER 09, 2016 / Articles
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How we're engaging learners with Thinking Routines

OCTOBER 30, 2016 / Articles
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Funds flow to cyclone-struck schools in Fiji

OCTOBER 14, 2016 / Articles
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YES we are the toast of Tasman

OCTOBER 12, 2016 / Articles
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Achieving goals - with advice from Kiwi heroes

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016 / Articles
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Education Perfect proving to be an excellent tool

SEPTEMBER 23, 2016 / Articles
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Apollo Coffee brewing for national success

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 / Articles
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Learners today, leaders tomorrow

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 / Articles
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Continuous improvement in an education setting

SEPTEMBER 12, 2016 / Articles
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Thanks ASB - a supporter who shares our belief in education

SEPTEMBER 02, 2016 / Articles
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Uni workshop brings advanced Chemistry in focus

SEPTEMBER 02, 2016 / Articles
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Celebrating great teaching - Pene Finlayson

JULY 13, 2016 / Articles
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Canterbury students praise their Weaver of the Week for making learning fun with creativity.

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Self-directed learning development in a "perfect" world

JUNE 30, 2016 / Articles
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We are delighted with the way that Education Perfect and other technology integrations are enabling students on their learning journey.

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Life Flight fundraiser surpasses target

JUNE 24, 2016 / Articles
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So why do you do that?

JUNE 15, 2016 / Articles
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Mandy Irwin and Stella Croker had an opportunity to host each other in their respective schools for a week. The structure was deliberately “free ranging”, and the goals were to be open-minded, enjoy the experience, and build relationships.

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On exchange in Argentina: The term of a lifetime

JUNE 15, 2016 / Articles
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Making new friends, learning more about yourself, and becoming a more reflective teacher - Mary Lindsay-Hughes' term in Argentina ticked plenty of boxes!

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Students thrive in the pressure-cooker of business life

MAY 31, 2016 / Articles
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Magic Weaving and the pillars of leadership - a day with Sir John Jones

MAY 29, 2016 / Articles
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Self-directed learning in our Auckland campus hub

APRIL 29, 2016 / Articles
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It’s exciting to be in an environment where you can ensure every child is progressing well with a strong focus on inquiry, which is real world learning

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Education that works now, and into the future

APRIL 19, 2016 / Articles
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Teaching at Westmount School means embracing the potential for Self-Directed Learning to prepare students for success in an unknown future.

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Sharing our journey with women education leaders

APRIL 12, 2016 / Articles
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Women Education Leaders gather in our Auckland Learning Centre to learn more about leadership

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Much to gain from learning about Lean

APRIL 01, 2016 / Articles
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Young Enterprise Scheme tests our business potential

MARCH 10, 2016 / Articles
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Be amazed by students’ classroom upgrades

FEBRUARY 23, 2016 / Articles
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Innovation years at Westmount among the best in a brilliant career

DECEMBER 22, 2015 / Articles
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What happens when a kiwi and a kangaroo exchange classrooms

DECEMBER 18, 2015 / Articles
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Creating the experience of a lifetime for teachers from the West Coast of NZ and Western Australia, who trade classrooms for a week.

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All together for a very good cause

DECEMBER 10, 2015 / Articles
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Of all the thousands of things we did to raise $125,000 for St John, the key word that describes the effort best is "FUN"

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Learning Sales Skills at School

SEPTEMBER 07, 2015 / Articles
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Westmount School conducted research and found that students who come out of the mainstream curriculum are not adequately prepared for the many diverse roles in business. They have developed a model for change, which includes the opportunity for students to learn, with practical experience, essential selling skills so that they can hit the ground running when they enter the workforce.

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