Ms Dianna Craker

MA Literacy Learning and Literacy Difficulties, University of London; Reading Recovery Teacher Leader, Institute of Education; Advanced Diploma of Teaching, Wellington College of Education

Biography

Dianna is an accredited  facilitator. She is based in Wellington and works with schools throughout the lower North Island.Dianna has facilitated change in wide-ranging contexts in New Zealand and  England, where she worked as a Teaching and Learning Consultant and Reading Recovery Tutor. She is an experienced provider of professional learning and development for leaders, teachers, parents and support staff within and across clusters of schools.

Dianna's professional interests include whānau and community involvement in student learning,strengthening teacher and leadership capability to improve student outcomes and the relationship between language competency and educational success. 

Areas of expertise

  • Leadership and Change
  • Developing Inquiry mindsets and adaptive expertise
  • Culturally responsive pedagogy and practice
  • Assessment for learning
  • Accelerating progress of priority students
  • Practice Analysis Conversations
  • Junior Literacy
  • Oral Langauge Development