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Whāia te mātauranga hei oranga mō koutou

Seek after learning for the sake of your wellbeing

  Haere mai rā, ka mutu, tēnā koe, otirā koutou, mō koutou e piri mai nei ki ēnei mahi, ēnei akoranga. Tēnā koutou. 

A very warm welcome, and thank you for coming back to join together in this work and learning. Greetings to you.

 

 

 

 

Image: Yuan Yuan experiences the Maori tradition of the hongi (Auckland, New Zealand). ( BY NC ND ) Flickr image by Think Global School: https://flic.kr/p/xHGTa1

Discussion Forum

Our whānau half day

On Friday my whānau group held the first of our two half day hui per year. We use these hui to connect with each other and to talk about the organisational change, vision, values and aspirations for partnership. In our December session we focused on the Decolonisation Workshop and Distributed Leadership.   This time, we focused our half day on:  - sharing our different work areas,   - Te Tiriti o Waitangi and the concept of partnership organisations (most time spent here) - SLT and…

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Newsletters- we would love your feedback

Kia ora te whānau, We have been running as a community for just over 2 years now, and we are in the process of reviewing the different elements of the community. The aim is that we can use this feedback to make changes to our community space to make it more beneficial to you all. One of the elements that we are reviewing is the newsletter: We invite you to take 5 mins to let us know if/ how the newsletter works for you and ant suggestions you may have.  Thank you in advacne for your input Ngā…

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What's in a question?

What’s in a question? I’ve been wondering about the effectiveness of the sorts of questions I commonly ask during during mentoring / coaching sessions.  I realise that I have a tendency to ask quite a few ‘Why?” questions. Why do you think this (situation) is happening? Why is …. important to you? On reflection, this has probably come from an unconscious influence of Simon Sinek’s ‘Start with Why’ mantra, and of course Sinek’s assertion is that the ‘Why’ question is a powerful way of leading…

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