Remembering a teacher

Remembering a teacher: Bridgette Tuipulotu

By John McRae 30 October, 2015

Today she teaches at May Road school in Mount Roskill where she uses some of the learnings she took from a very influential teacher. [g1_space] [/g1_space] See more in the…

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Remembering a teacher: Teariki Tuiono

By John McRae 30 October, 2015

Teariki’s experience of a teacher in his first year at University had a big influence on him. It made him comfortable in that potentially alienating environment and taught him a…

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Remembering a teacher: Joe Carey

By John McRae 30 October, 2015

All of which makes it hard to credit that, as a teenager, Joe struggled to ‘be himself.’ That he learned to feel comfortable in his own personality and express himself…

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Remembering a teacher: Asilika Aholelei

By John McRae 29 October, 2015

We had to stop the recording, because suddenly that feeling Asilika had held close when she was a small child in a big school, crept out and there were tears.…

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Remembering a teacher: Dorothy Churchward

By John McRae 29 October, 2015

It was, as Dorothy says, ‘a long time ago’, but she still vividly remembers how, when she was nine years old, a special teacher took an interest in her. That…

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