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Silicon Valley and Seattle… the sequel (and maybe some help needed)

Following a successful trip in 2014 to Silicon Valley (Google, Facebook, Adobe, Dreamworks, Intel, Tech Museums..)  and Seattle (Microsoft, Boeing, Museum of  Flight…) WEGC is doing it all over again – in about 5 weeks time. The tech firms have … Continue reading

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School websites

School websites are still important components of both communication and marketing plans. I am leading an initiative to replace the existing WEGC website, two significant streams of work being content provision and design. Fortunately development is being done externally. Some of the objectives … Continue reading

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Google Classroom or Hapara?

More by accident than design Wellington East Girls College have a % of teachers using Hapara Teacher Dashboard and some using Google Classroom. Both these products provide fantastic opportunities to improve learning at home and in the classroom. Parents and caregivers … Continue reading

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And the most popular device for BYOD is?

From a recent sample of 200 Year 9 and 10 students at Wellington East Girls College. WEGC are just starting their third year where Year 9 students are required to bring their own devices (BYOD). The BYOD policy is platform … Continue reading

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WEGC Memnonian 2016

Great to see latest edition of WEGC memnonian (or Yearbook if you prefer). The publication is produced by our media prefects and supporting team of students. This is one tradition I am happy to see continue, it certainly showcases the … Continue reading

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Interesting work place

Great view from the Staff Room (former Year 13 common room). Making way for the new Main Block (aka modern learning environment) to be built over the next couple of years… And of course to gain access to the Staff … Continue reading

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WEGC girls win Bright Sparks senior software category

Amelia Cordwell and Lana Cleverley  from Wellington East Girls College won the senior software category at Bright Sparks. Fantastic effort. Even better, second year in a row for Amelia, she won the same category in 2015. The application, a house … Continue reading

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