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Catalyst prize for top Digital Technologies students 2019

Don Christie of Catalyst presented Danika Chhour and Jenny Way with the prize as top NCEA Level 3 Digital Technologies (DT) students for 2018. They were also awarded the IT Professionals NZ cup for excellence in DT. Fantastic to see … Continue reading

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Haiku

Staff Competition A National Poetry Day My contributions ———————————– Bring your own device Demonic technology Crying students despair ———————————— Forever building Wellington East Girls College East Girls forever

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Community of Learning gaining momentum – Déjà vu

The Community of Learning initiative (of which WEGC is a member) is gaining some traction, this involves  “schools raising student achievement by working together to enable every student in our community, to succeed at each level, as they pass through … Continue reading

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The ones that got away

These three girls had been turned away twice in their attempt to escape school grounds at morning tea. With persistence and tenacity that I only dream about seeing in a classroom, they did eventually manage to evade capture and sneak … Continue reading

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New Link Building – 7 years in the making

                      The first small part of the reconstruction of WEGC Main block has been completed and opened for use. These photos do not do it justice ie as an integration … Continue reading

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A Chief Information Officer (CIO) perspective of a secondary school

I have recently taken on a substantive component of the Digital Information Officer role at Wellington Esat Girls College. (Think CIO without the paper.) This is essentially 10 hours each week which means I keep my day job as a teacher … Continue reading

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Open source academy – plenty of East girls

I dropped by the Catalyst open source academy during Week 1 of a two-week course. It was great to see eight Wellington East Girls College students participating. Also great to see two former WEGC students mentoring them. Very motivating…

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