Collaboration transforms teaching and learning. Though a collaborative culture is not quickly established, it produces educationally powerful relationships with learners, their whānau, and teachers.
CORE knows successful collaboration is about mahi ngātahi – working together towards the specific goal of supporting learner success. It is the most valuable when parents, teachers, and learners all understand their rights and responsibilities, commitments, and obligations – whanaungatanga, to work together.
We work with you, embedding structures and processes which support collaboration in and across learning settings and with your community – resulting in a networked learning community.
Stephanie, Shaun and Donna teach together in a studio at Hingaia Peninsula School – they explain the benefits and the challenges of working collaboratively.
Julie Knaap, Jo Fothergill, and Jo Clark discuss combining their three classes of students ranging from year 2–6 to create a collaborative learning environment.
Rebbecca Sweeney talks about how effective collaboration in clusters and networks can be more than just visiting classrooms and sharing practice.