Tag Archives: WEGC

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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Alien abduction zone… Wellington

Seen on Mount Victoria, at a point overlooking Wellington East Girls College and Wellington College.

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MoW report : How to attract and retain girls and women in tech education

Ministry of Women final report on how to attract and retain girls and women in tech education. WEGC Year 12 and 13 students contributed to this report. One quote… “Many people have the misconception that software development is done in isolation and … Continue reading

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Pride week at WEGC

Staff photo to commemorate WEGC annual Pride week. This event has wide support from staff and students. Great initiative and all part of cultivating an inclusive, diverse and safe learning environment.

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