Neill O'Reilly is principal at Windsor School, Christchurch. His submission for the award was based on "The opportunity to lift thinking and improve learning." Neil used the scholarship to attend the 15th International Conference on Thinking held in Belfast, Northern Ireland, June 20-24 2011. He presented at this conference on the same subject submitted for the scholarship.
The CORE Travel Scholarship was closed in 2015. Please see CORE's other Grants and awards.