Laurayne Tafa


Laurayne has a wide range of teaching, leadership, advisory and evaluation experiences in educational contexts, situated in rural and urban Māori and Pacifika environments. In all of her roles her focus has been on building communities, and organizational performance to achieve improved student outcomes. She is skilled at developing open, consultative processes with stakeholders to grow educationally powerful partnerships. These result in capacity and capability building within communities. Over many years she has played an integral role in challenging the failing status quo and bringing about positive change in both literacy leadership and school leadership schooling improvement projects