Laura Stutz

PLD Consultant

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Laura is an education consultant who is working within the Waikato area. She supports schools with kaupapa Māori and facilitates our Niho Taniwha programme.

Laura’s areas of expertise are:

  • mana enhancing practice and responsive pedagogies

  • cultural capabilities

  • literacy acquisition

  • across and within school leadership roles.

Prior to joining Evaluation Associates | Te Huinga Kākākura Mātauranga, Laura was an experienced classroom practitioner in a Cambridge kura, a leader within her Kāhui Ako and previously a team leader. Laura has a Postgraduate Diploma in Education with a literacy endorsement, with papers in educational leadership.

Laura is committed to developing mana-enhancing practices at every opportunity, and empowering kaiako to raise ākonga achievement. Laura enjoys developing and executing professional development programs and leading adult learners through both theoretical and practical exercises. She is committed to driving te Reo and Tikanga Māori.

Laura enjoys spending time with her whānau, getting outside and going for a run and anything creative in her spare time.