Ideal for educators/pukenga in any sector

CORE’s experienced mentors provide online professional learning, tailored to suit you and your learning journey.

uChoose identifies your professional needs, empowering you to:

  • Lead change and build leadership practices
  • Develop strategies and solutions for specific situations and challenges
  • Explore areas of specialisation (such as e-learning, modern learning practices, cultural responsiveness, and much more)
  • Develop your own mentoring and facilitation skills
  • Meet your appraisal goals
  • Collect, select and reflect on a body of evidence for appraisal
  • Design, plan, implement and evaluate your own inquiry.

Your mentor identifies and shares resources which extend your skills and your thinking, providing ongoing support throughout.


It's up to you: 3, 6 or 12 months – you choose the commitment.

  • 1-2 hours each week, on tasks and activities
  • 45-60 minutes a month online with your uChoose mentor (i.e. Skype or Hangout)
  • As little or as much time as you want, communicating with like-minded professionals in the uChoose online community
  • 1 hour participating in CORE’s regular webinars (decided by you and your mentor).


Here is your investment:

  • Individuals: $474 + GST for 3 months*, $1300 + GST for 6 months or $1900 + GST for 12 months
  • Schools/ECE centres (2-5 people): $1900 + GST for 6 months or $3200 + GST for 12 months
  • Alternatives are available to extend or shorten the length of the programme.

* Special introductory offer - one 3 month mentoring package per person.


Simply click on the register button below, following the prompts for the 3, 6 or 12-month options. For the small group option, you can add multiple delegate names and email addresses.


uChoose example scenarios


uChoose example scenario 1

Simon is in his first year as principal of Kiwi School. He is struggling to understand the leadership role, and, due to changes that are happening within the school, keeps missing the compliance deadlines. He does a search online and comes across the CORE uChoose coaching and mentoring programme, with a focus on leadership...

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uChoose example scenario 2

Hinerangi is leading a newly formed Community of Learning | Kāhui Ako. The Kāhui Ako has a variety of ethnicities within their leadership group and is in an area that has a high Māori population. Within their group, they are looking for support to develop their leadership capabilities through a Māori lens...

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uChoose example scenario 3

Rochelle recently became Head of Department at Kiwi High School. She feels she has the skills for the job but is having feelings of imposter syndrome, and concerns about her ability to carry out the role. For fear of making herself vulnerable, and possibly risking being seen as incapable of doing the job, Rochelle doesn’t want to confide in anyone in the school...