Kay Penniall

PLD Consultant - Team Leader

Kay is an education consultant based in our Auckland office. She has held the role of Deputy Principal in primary and intermediate schools with responsibility for leading curriculum, assessment and professional learning.

She works with schools predominantly in the greater Auckland region, co-constructing and supporting their professional learning and development programmes in the following areas:

  • assessment for learning

  • literacy across the curriculum

  • local curriculum design (Including Te Mātaiaho and the curriculum refresh)

  • data analysis

  • evidence-based decision-making

  • supporting leaders to develop in-school capability to sustain PLD gains.

  • practice analysis conversations

  • mathematics

  • student voice

As an experienced educator Kay is skilled at listening to the needs of leaders and teachers and co-constructing professional learning plans to help them reach their goals.

Kay’s strengths include a deep understanding of the New Zealand Curriculum, assessment for learning, inquiry processes, evaluative capabilities, change management and a collaborative approach. She is passionate about ensuring that every student achieves, and experiences accelerated progress.

In her spare time Kay enjoys reading, exploring new places, cooking, and spending time with whanau and friends.