Chalk up another success for top teacher Lin Avery.
took over as principal of Glen Taylor Primary
, the Glendowie school was under heavy scrutiny from the Education Review Office.
Inspectors had asked the Government to consider intervening in its running because of "serious governance and management issues".
But within months, Ms Avery
had overseen the transformation of a school struggling with high staff turnover and low literacy levels.
The review office's latest report says the school is heading in a positive direction after a difficult period in its history - and credits much of the success to Ms Avery
has a background in low-decile schools.
"I like working there," she
says."If anything is going to make a difference to the quality of life it is education." She
says the past high staff turnover has created instability for many pupils.