Cath Runga

PLD Consultant - Team Leader

Cath is Project Manager (MoE PLD) and Team Lead supporting the allocation and expertise of facilitators as they engage with schools in PLD. She is also an education consultant based in Taupō. She works with schools in the following areas:

  • literacy content and pedagogical knowledge (Years 1-10)

  • leadership

  • acceleration strategies - literacy

  • assessment for learning

  • PaCT and Learning Progression Framework

  • learner agency

Cath has deep knowledge and expertise in facilitation. She has worked as a literacy facilitator in a range of projects including the Literacy Professional Development Project and Accelerating learning in literacy (ALL). She has been a writer for the School Journal teacher support material and illustrations for the Reading & Writing standards.

Cath’s collaborative approach is a key feature as she works alongside others to make a difference for learners, teachers, and leaders. With an extensive knowledge of literacy, leadership, and assessment, she supports the implementation of coherent professional learning designs that accelerate student achievement in literacy. Her areas of expertise promote learner, teacher and leader agency, and the development of sustainable school systems and processes.

In her spare time Cath loves to spend time with her family, gardening, and renovating her home.

These are some of the schools Cath has worked with recently:

  • Arthur Miller School

  • Keith Street School

  • Mosston School

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