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Lin Avery is principal of ...
Lin Avery is principal of Glen Taylor School in Auckland, and Marie Barrett is principal of St John Bosco School in New Plymouth.
At Glen Taylor
, we are exploring how we might use the National Standards alongside our assessment information from e-asTTle, PROBE, PM Benchmarks, running records, GloSS, and so on, in order to enhance our diagnosis and inform our next teaching steps.
We already practise careful diagnosis of our assessments - our teaching programmes have their origins in rich information about students' learning needs.
Lin Avery, principal of ...
Lin Avery, principal of Glen Taylor School in Glendowie, where the national standards plan was launched yesterday, said children would not be overly assessed.
Board members include Lin ...
Board members include Lin Avery, principal of Glen Taylor School; Elizabeth Esther Collins, teacher at Churchill Park School; Colin Davis, Eastern Bays community board chairman; Diane Harrison, a parent trustee and accountant, and Wendy Rundle, a literacy adviser.
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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.
Lin Avery, principal of Glen ...
Lin Avery, principal of Glen Taylor, did not believe her staff would have actively discouraged the family.