CORE's Team

Paul O'Connor

Facilitator — Te Toi Tupu NAPP


MA (Hons - 1st class) - History

Contact details


P: (03) 379 6627

M: 027 453 5350

Region: Otago / Southland

Professional profile

Paul was the principal of a large urban high school for 17 years. This high school was a twin campus, co-ed school with students year 7-13. A combination of experience in secondary teaching and leadership saw Paul acting as the Leadership and Management Advisor Secondary for 2010.


With many years effectively providing secondary school leadership in the principal role, Paul has developed a passion for instilling leadership in others. He is committed to exploring the strategies and resources which will develop leadership within secondary school pupils and can provide professional development in this area.

Personal statement

With a vast range of professional expertise, I am committed to exploring strategies and resources for the development of leadership capacity, particularly as it relates to secondary education.