Steve is a passionate educator who has significant experience across a range of educational settings. Over recent years, his work has been in the field of managing curriculum and environmental change. He was the foundation Principal of Rolleston College in Canterbury and prior to that worked as Deputy Principal at Alfriston College. He was also the Regional Facilitator for the Te Kotahitanga Project and English Curriculum advisor for the Auckland region during the original implementation of NCEA. He has extensive experience in leading and developing authentic, skill-based learning contexts that empower learners and teachers. Steve has also researched the role of creativity in the learning experience and worked extensively in relationship-based learning programmes.