Last Thursday we had our first ‘drop in’ event for the college. We were all hoping for a steady stream of people popping in during the evening for a chat and a look at the uniform options, video and site plans, we didn’t expect that stream to be more like a river. We were all … More Community Evening = Energy
As you can see from the photo above, the staff at Rolleston College has tripled recently, as a result I can no longer say that I am the Principal of a school that has no buildings, no students and no staff. The appointment of Lynda and Rachel to the senior leadership team is certainly a … More Team Rolleston
Rolleston College tour from Snowgrass Solutions on Vimeo. It is hard not to get excited by this video created by Gregg one of our very talented Board of Trustee members. There has been considerable interest in the new schools that have been built in New Zealand over the last two decades. Some of this interest … More Time to get Excited.
There is a very good reason why there has been a recent focus in education on what has been described as ‘learner centered education,’ the fact is the world is changing, possibly faster than we realise, and so we have to put our learners at the centre of that change if they are to develop … More Putting the Learner at the Centre.
Even though it may be seen as a case of ‘jumping on the bandwagon’ I do see many lessons that can be taken from the All Blacks world cup victory on the weekend, in particular lessons that can be transferred from that campaign into an educational context. By now we all know [if we didn’t … More All Black Lessons