Accredited Facilitator (English-medium)

Region: Otago/Southland
Darrran Ingram Full shot


2015 Current Post Graduate Degree in Educational Administration and Management - Massey University
2009 Bachelor of Education - University of Auckland
1998 National Certificate in Electrical Engineering - Business Techology and Education Council
1990 City and Guilds of London Institute Electronics

Member of International Coaching Federation

Certified Transformational Coach


Darran is an experienced educator, leader and facilitator with a background in primary education. He works with schools, leaders, teachers, and students to incorporate new approaches to learning and teaming.

Innovative practice and approaches to learning

  • Support the transition of teachers from traditional single cell classrooms to innovative and collaborative learning teams
  • Support teachers to apply new pedagogical approaches with a shared responsibility for the learning and the wellbeing of the learners (Wānanga, Ako)
  • Co-create systems and processes to deliberately and strategically build sustainable relationships across the new community
  • Establish high quality teaching and learning environments promoting the physical and emotional wellbeing safety of learners (Manaakitanga)
  • Implement and support a teacher inquiry system to maximise learner success

Change leadership

  • Explore current research to support shift to future-focused teaching practices
  • Support leaders and teaching teams in teaching as inquiry process to raise student achievement
  • Support effective change management
  • Grow through 1:1 leadership mentoring and perspective building

Innovative Learning Environments

  • Support leaders and teachers to design shared belief systems and accountability systems
    Facilitate and analyse effective pedagogy and systems and approaches
  • Provide support and advice for ILE physical design
  • Develop efficient communication systems and ways of working that support effective teacher collaboration
  • Implementing Modern Pedagogy
  • Present and provide coaching, mentoring and workshops in specific pedagogy and practices: collaborative teaching and learning, authentic multidisciplinary concept based learning, student agency, leveraging digital and assessment for learning
  • Support leaders and teachers to implement spirals of inquiry processes to impact learning

Development of digital fluency in order to enhance student engagement, student learning outcomes and communication with whānau

  • Support the implementation of digital technologies including, computer science, coding and robotics
  • Support the implementation of e-learning pedagogy and practice
  • Develop the competencies and school values in digital context with the community of learners
  • Planning for, implementing Implement systems and process to have multiple ways of communication for students and whānau (whanaungatanga, wānanga)
  • Provide support to develop to systems to access to learning anytime, anywhere with a range of resources to support their learning

Personal statement

I am passionate about ensuring educational communities create a climate of powerful effective teaching and learning for all learners. I enjoy working alongside educators in a facilitation role to support them to develop and grow and to incorporate new approaches to learning, collaborate together as a cohesive team and effectively leverage digital technologies across the learning community.