Joy Allcock, leader of the Shine Literacy Project, and Deborah Grover, developer of the beagle software application used in the Shine Project, have both been accepted to present the results of the Shine Literacy Project at the World Literacy Summit in Oxford U.K., in April this year. They will be sharing the work they have done ... Keep Reading
The Shine Education Initiative Summit: We want every child in Porirua to Shine
Te Rauparaha Arena - June 2013
Two hundred people met at The Arena to share their aspirations for children and young people living in Porirua, and to consider using a Collective Impact process to improve opportunities for learning.
Records of the contributions at the summit can be accessed here.
Four themes for further activity were established:
- Early Literacy Success
- Full participation in digital learning
- Effective and equitable vocational pathways
- A responsive, city-wide strategy to encourage children and young people
The recommendation that the strategy be supported by a Collective Impact process was not adopted. Each theme was managed independently.
This site is an archive that records the outcomes of a project of the Mana Education Centre Trust. More recent information or impressions can be obtained by visiting the links given above.
This year, our meetings with Lead Teachers are being held once a term. The aim is to support schools to select the assessments and instructional strategies that fit best with their school while, at the same time, ensuring teachers are supported to continue with the instructional practices that have been shown to make a difference ... Keep Reading