Mrs Ella Newbold

BSc MSc(Hons) Waik. , DipTchg (ACE)

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Professional Teaching Fellow

Biography

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Ko Te Whanau-a-Rakairoa te hapu

Ko Kiekie te marae

 

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Ella is a Māori Medium Professional Learning and Development Facilitator and Project Director at Te Puna Wānanga, the School of Māori Education within the Faculty of Education and Social Work at The University of Auckland.  She has worked in the teaching profession since 1995 and has taught at secondary level, te reo Māori year 9, science for years 9-12, chemistry at year 12 and all curriculum levels years 1-8 in Kura Kaupapa Māori. Ella has provided professional development support to tumuaki and kaiako since 2004. Ella specialises in pūtaiao/science years 1-8, te reo Māori, pānui years 1-8, curriculum development and leadership and management. She also lectures in pūtaiao/science education at an undergraduate level.

 

Research | Current

Current research/evaluation focus area is on the critical role of leadership to support beginning teachers progress towards teacher certification.

Teaching | Current

EDCURRM 105 Putaiao: He Whakatakinga (Professional Teaching Fellow)

Distinctions/Honours

Dewes, E. R. 1991. Volcanic geology of Miranda, Hamilton: lodged in the Library, University of Waikato. Unpublished M.Sc. thesis

Responsibilities

Project Director, Maori Medium Professional Learning and Development, Te Puna Wananga, Faculty of Education and Social Work (2012- Current)

Areas of expertise

  • Kura Kaupapa Māori – Te Aho Matua
  • Building evaluative capability in teachers and leaders
  • Analysis and interpretation of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Leading change using strategic planning and systems management
  • Localised/school based curriculum development and implementation
  • Collaborative expertise and building relational trust
  • Knowledge of assessment for and of learning
  • Reporting student achievement to kura and to whānau
  • Induction and Mentoring systems, processes and implementation for beginning teachers certification
  • Rukuhia Rarangahia
  • Tū Rangatira
  • Te Marautanga o Aoteraoa
  • Tumuaki and teacher appraisal
  • Te reo Māori speaker and writer (Taura whiri i te Reo LFE, Level 3a, 2014)
  • Communication, teaching and facilitation skills
  • Culturally responsive pedagogies
  • Charters and analysis of variance
  • Writing and evaluating reports to MOE

Committees/Professional groups/Services

Te tuhi, te whakatipu kaupapa  - Programme writing and development

  • Lead writer/Lead the development of Te Whatu Kura - An Induction and Mentoring programme for Māori Medium settings for Te Puna Wānanga, Faculty of Education and Social Work (UoA)
  • Contributed to Rukuhia, Rarangahia, He Manu Tuhituhi, and Full registration kit for provisionally registered teachers in Kura Kaupapa Māori, New Zealand Teachers Council 2006

Ngā kauhau wānanga  - Conference presentations

Newbold, E (2016). The Genesis of Tribal Curricula: Creating Successful Partnerships with Universities, Indigenous Pathways to Language Survival: International Language ConferenceThompson Rivers University, Kamloops British Columbia, Cananda

Newbold, E (2014) Te Whaititara: A Professional Learning and Development Framework” in the context of the Retention Pilot Programme for Māori Medium Beginning Teachers. AARE- NZARE Brisbane, Australia NZARE Conference November 2014

Newbold, E (2014): Te Whaititara: A theoretical framework to guide the delivery of professional learning and development World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education (WiPC:E) Kapi’olani Community College, O’ahu, Hawai’I May 2014

Newbold, E. & Si’ilata, R (2013) Sharing cultural responsive approaches: Maori and Pasifika perspectives 8th International Reading Recovery Institute in Sydney, July 11-13 2013.

Whaiwāhitanga ki ngā whatunga mātanga, poari, komiti - Memberships of networks of expertise

Range of MOE advisory groups; Te Tirewa Matai Group; National Curriculum Advisory Group - New Zealand Curriculum and Te Marautanga o Aotearoa; Rukuhia Rarangahia Māori medium assessment position paper; Te Marautanga o Aotearoa Ohu Matua, Ministry of Education Ngā Kaupapa Whakangungu me te Aromatawai Ohu Matua, Māori medium professional development and assessment reference group Ministry of Education 2007- 2015

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Newbold, E., Trinick, T., & Robertson, J. (2016). The critical role of the educative mentor as a leader to support the retention of beginning teachers in Māori-medium schools. Journal of Educational Leadership, Policy and Practice, 31 (1/2), 20-32.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Tony Trinick
  • Black, P. M., Briggs, R. M., Itaya, T., Dewes, E. R., Dunbar, H. M., Kawasaki, K., ... Smith, I. E. M. (1992). K‐Ar age data and geochemistry of the Kiwitahi Volcanics, western Hauraki Rift, North Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics, 35 (4), 403-413. 10.1080/00288306.1992.9514535
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/41006
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Ian Smith

Contact details

Alternative contact

Mob: +6427 5880440

Primary office location

E - BLOCK. EPSOM - Bldg 6EE
Level G, Room G17
EPSOM CAMPUS 74 EPSOM AVE
EPSOM
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand