Karen Lethbridge

B.Ed Massey University


Karen works as a facilitator in the Leadership and Assessment Team for Team Solutions in the Faculty of Education and Social Work for Auckland University . Karen is based in the Manawatu /Whanganui area for the Central South Region. She  has had varying leadership roles in her career and taught across all levels in her role as a primary trained teacher, before facilitating in professional learning and development in schools.

She  works in depth in schools with teachers and leaders to develop practices that encourage student self-regulation, and strengthen teaching and learning that is culturally  responsive and inclusive .

Karen has experience working with clusters of schools to meet identified needs . She  believes working collaboratively with others provides opportunities to empower leaders, teachers and students learning , and build sustainable school practices.


Teaching | Current

Karen is a  facilitator in

  • Leadership and Assessment (  Learning Media and  Team Solutions)

and has faciltated in

  • Assess to Learn                         ( Massey University )
  • Literacy                                       ( Massey University )

Areas of expertise

  • Assessment for Learning
  • NZC and curriculum development
  • Building Leader and Teacher capability ,
  • Teaching as Inquiry
  • Empowering cultural and linguistic diversity

Contact details

Alternative contact

021 676 566