Mrs Jacqui Margaret Patuawa


Jacqui Patuawa, TTC, GradDipEdLead (Distinction), MEd Leadership (First Class Hons), is Director of the First-time Principals Programme at The University of Auckland Centre for Educational Leadership. This is the national induction programme for all New Zealand first-time principals of all types of schools and is funded by the Ministry of Education. Former roles include Associate Director of the First-time Principals Progamme and Principal of Welcome Bay Primary School. Jacqui has extensive experience as a principal and facilitator and has worked with the First-time Principals Progamme since 2005.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Meyer, F., Sinnema, C., & Patuawa, J. (2019). Novice principals setting goals for school improvement in New Zealand. School Leadership and Management, 39 (2), 198-221. 10.1080/13632434.2018.1473358
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Frauke Meyer, Claire Sinnema
  • Meyer, F., Robinson, V., & Patuawa, J. (2017). Novice principals’ perceptions: Strengths and weaknesses of a five years national mentoring program. Paper presented at European Conference on Educational Research (ECER), Copenhagen, Denmark. 21 August - 25 August 2017.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Frauke Meyer, Viviane Robinson
  • Meyer, F., Robinson, V. M., Sinnema, C., & Patuawa, J. (2016). Practices of and challenges for novice principals in setting goals for school improvement. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting: Public Scholarship to Educate Diverse Democracies, Washington D.C., USA. 8 April - 12 April 2016.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Frauke Meyer, Viviane Robinson, Claire Sinnema

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Level 1, Room 101
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