Team Solutions case studies


Team Solutions facilitators are involved in a wide range of innovative professional learning and development initiatives with educators around New Zealand aimed at improving outcomes for New Zealand students. 

The case studies featured here provide a window into how Team Solutions facilitators work cooperatively with educational professionals to tackle long-standing and complex educational challenges. These case studies detail the strategies and methods employed, sharing the views of the teachers and learners involved.

 

High Expectations Teaching at St Paul's College


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Over the course of 2016 Team Solutions facilitators worked with educators at St Paul's College to put University of Auckland research on High Expectation Teaching into action. 

This has involved creating space for students to exhibit high-level thinking, which has improved student engagement and lead to substantial improvements in class merit and excellence pass rates. 

To view the case study on this professional learning and development, click here.

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Hampton Hill School - Accelerated Learning in Literacy


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Educators at Hampton Hill School recently completed their third year working with Team Solutions facilitators under the Accelerating Learning in Literacy (ALL) programme.

This work has seen the school make great strides in identifying and accelerating struggling students, as well as creating a self-sustaining process for collaborative improvement.

To view the case study on this professional learning and development, click here.

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Tangaroa College - Working with Auckland Art Gallery to unlock students' creativity


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In 2016 Team Solutions facilitators and Auckland Art Gallery staff worked with a year-11 English class from Tangaroa College in Auckland on a learning project focused on creativity, aiming to aimed to break down traditional barriers to learning.

The results have shown the value of using resources available in the community and providing time for students to experiment within their learning process.

To view the case study on this professional learning development, click here.

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Mangere College - Using Polyfest as a context for learning


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Since 2014 Mangere College has been involved in an active professional learning and development programme with Team Solutions facilitators, finding ways to integrate its students' academic learning with the annual Polyfest cultural festival.

The results have shown what's possible when teachers are able to integrate academic studies with cultural activities students are passionate about.

To view the case study on this professional learning and development, click here.

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