works to the highest standards and easily understands and works
through the complexities surrounding academic quality and portfolio
review. She works with staff at all levels of the organisation in a
positive and inclusive way. She is well respected because of this.
academic leadership was instrumental in achieving Category One External
Evaluation and Review status for WITT. I have the greatest
respect for Christine's capability and have no hesitation in
Richard Handley, Chief Executive, Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki , 2008 - 2013
Michael and Christine were named finalists in the 2015 Prime Minister's Education Excellence Awards - Excellence in Leading
category. The Open Polytechnic Primary Science Teaching and
Primary Mathematics Teaching qualifications are taught by this
husband and wife team. Michael took a lead role in the design of the
programmes, design of the courses and wrote most of the content.
I have been privileged to visit the Open Polytechnic to see their online
science and maths teaching courses first hand, and I know how impressive
they are. The best thing is that the programme enables teachers to
study while working, allowing teachers to put what they learn online
into practice almost immediately."