Communities of learning - Expert Partners

Choose from our team of Expert Partners to support your CoL to create powerful, sustainable practices

Evaluation Associates can offer Ministry-funded Expert Partner support to leaders of Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako as they build collaborative practices and take action to meet their achievement challenges.

You can choose here from our list of Ministry approved Expert Partners. 

Michael Absolum

Steve Edwards

Ben Laybourn

Dr Wendy Moore

Allan Powell

Anne Purves

Julia Scott

Anna Sullivan

Garry Taylor

As Expert Partners we will act as critical friends to strengthen evidence gathering practices, critical data analysis skills, problem definition, and evidence-informed action planning. Our support will help to keep your CoL on track for developing robust and quality achievement challenges and associated plans that will accelerate student achievement.

We will agree on a work programme with you as a CoL leader and will be available to support you for up to two years.

Our team of Expert Partners is featured on the right of this page. You can also find our names and biographies on the Ministry of Education list of Expert Partners who are available to work with Communities of Learning | Kāhui Ako here

We have a full suite of CoL support services available to continue and further the work of the Expert Partners. Find our CoL services here.