Working alongside teachers and leaders to make learning better for students is a real joy.

Trish Manson

PLD Consultant - Auckland office

Accredited facilitator for MoE-funded PLD - See Summary of practice

Trish is an education consultant working out of our Auckland Office. She facilitates successfully and extensively in shifting whole school achievement.

Trish’s areas of expertise are

•    Developing adaptive expertise in teaching and leading

•    Assessment for learning

•    Evaluative capability

•    Teaching as inquiry

•    Leadership inquiry

•    Practice analysis conversations

•    Building collaborative partnerships

•    Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

•    Modern Learning Practices

•    Literacy: Reading and Writing

Prior to joining Evaluation Associates, Trish had experience of successful classroom teaching, leadership of teams and leadership of schools. She also facilitated in the Leadership and Assessment contract for a number of years and has developed a range of skills to tailor PLD to suit schools’ needs.

Trish has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and has an ongoing interest in effective Leadership in Education. She reads widely about education, her recent area of curiosity being developing student agency in classrooms and how leaders can promote this in modern learning environments. She has recently trained in Open to Learning conversations with Viviane Robinson.

Trish relates well to people, has a great sense of humour and particularly enjoys good books and visual art.

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Testimonials

"Trish has great ideas for personalising learning for students: she keeps us focused on our priority students with no excuses."

"I am much more thoughtful and proactive about my leadership practices, I now observe and give feedback with confidence. Trish has built a respectful relationship and modelled leadership practice continuously."

"Our inquiry has deepened and I now have many more strategies to lead the learning with. My leadership practices have greatly increased."

Primary school leaders - Auckland area