Waikato Principals' Association

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Waikato Principals' Association

 

WAIKATO PRINCIPALS' ASSOCIATION 2021 


Making Connections Dates 2021

Term 3 - Thursday 2nd September - Shay Wright


 

Shay Wright (Te Rarawa, Ngāpuhi, Ngāruahine) 

Shay is a Māori social entrepreneur and co-founder of Te Whare Hukahuka, an award-winning social enterprise developing Māori leadership for tomorrow. Their programmes combine entrepreneurship, innovation, education and indigenous knowledge with teaching community leaders practical skills to lead community change and grow world class organisations. 
Shay grew up in the rural Far North, born into a family of teachers. After his own schoolyard businesses, it was his experiences at The University of Auckland and The Icehouse that led to Te Whare Hukahuka. Shay also started his governance journey young, as a founding trustee of the teacher recruitment organisation, Teach First NZ. He now holds advisory board appointments to the Government’s Maori Economic Development Advisory Board, the Kahui Māori for the Science for Technological Innovation National Science Challenge, and The Impact Initiative’s Sector Working Group.
Shay has been named in the 2016 Forbes Asia ‘30 Under 30’ list of Social Entrepreneurs and has been a finalist and winner of many national awards.
 Shay will be running three sessions to explore some of the principles that he learned and utilised while at school, ways to develop Maori leadership and ways that schools can build cultural capacity.
 

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Term 4 - Thursday 11th November - Janelle Riki-Waaka


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UP-COMING EVENTS


   WAIKATO PRINCIPALS' ASSOCIATION OTAGO LEARNING TOUR  

14TH - 17TH SEPTEMBER 2021

FROM DUNEDIN CROSS COUNTRY  TO QUEENSTOWN

REGISTER HERE FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL  LEARNING EXPERIENCE

WPA Otago Study Tour 2021.pdf


NEW ZEALAND PRINCIPALS FEDERATION 

VISIT TO WAIKATO PRINCIPALS

THURSDAY 19TH AUGUST 2021

NZPF  have been heartened by the tremendous leadership of WPA colleagues and see their visit as one way to acknowledge the great community of professionals in the Waikato.   The NZPF have set aside 2 events We’d love a great turn-out as it assists enormously to build a real sense of the issues that NZPF need to advocate for in Wellington.   There is no cost to attend this function.

Thursday 19 August – Verandah Function Centre – 2-4pm 

WPA Exec and Members and NZPF Exec to discuss local and national issues of concern.

Thursday 19 August – Verandah Function Centre – 4-6pm

WPA Exec and Members and NZPF Exec – Social occasion - Drinks and nibbles

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