Open-to-Learning Conversations – An interview about Relationships and Trust

Distinguished Professor Viviane Robinson highlights the importance of building effective relationships and trust to overcome day-to-day challenges in an educational context. How do you effectively and proactively use trust to build strong working relationships?

Interview by the Bastow Institute: (Published on Feb 18, 2014)

Does leadership affect education?

Ever wonder how we can produce better teachers and students? Find out how University of Auckland researcher Professor Viviane Robinson is investigating the impact of educational leadership on student achievement and wellbeing. By examining leadership practices and developing the capabilities needed to confidently engage in them, she hopes to build effective interventions to improve school leadership and create better schools with better student outcomes.

(Published on July 6, 2010 by Research Works Wonders University of Auckland)

Professor Viviane Robinson: a friendly guide to the leadership BES

School Leadership and Student Outcomes: Identifying What Works and Why Best Evidence Synthesis was published in 2009. Professor Viviane Robinson and Dr Margie Hohepa at the University of Auckland were lead writers for this synthesis of effective leadership practices which covered 134 New Zealand and overseas research studies or reviews. In this video Professor Viviane Robinson talks to first-time principals about this work.

(Published 2010)

Professor Viviane Robinson video

Module 3: Building trust in schools through Open-to-Learning TM conversations

Distinguished Professor Viviane Robinson talks about open-to-learning conversations. This is a module presentation for the First-time Principal’s programme (the national induction programme for first time principals) with accompanying power point presentation, view the related Ministry of Education website for education leaders about the module here.

Professor Viviane Robinson video