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Commissioner Update - Acting Executive Principal

03 Nov 2022

Kia ora koutou, Last week I spent time with the Executive Leadership Team and discussed various options around the appointment of an Acting Executive Principal. A key priority for me is to ensure continuity and stability for our staff, and to allow for the good work that is already happening to continue.

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Commissioner Update 20 October 2022

20 Oct 2022

Kia ora koutou, Firstly, I would like to say thank you to everyone who has sent through questions and feedback since my first message to the school community at the end of September. I would like to update you on a couple of key matters:​​​​​​​ The first is that I am pleased to say that I have asked Dr Denise Powell, the former Chair of the Board, to work with me in a part-time capacity to provide stakeholder and governance support. Denise will be familiar to many of you and her governance experience and relationships with stakeholders will greatly assist me in my role.

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Term 3 whānau newsletter - 30 September 2022

30 Sep 2022

We're pleased to share this link to our quarterly newsletter with you and hope you enjoy reading this selection of stories from across our school community this term.

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Message from Michael Rondel our new Commissioner to the Ko Taku Reo Community

27 Sep 2022

Today the Ministry of Education has confirmed that, as a new Board has not been able to be established from the recent election process, I have been appointed as Commissioner to Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand (Ko Taku Reo). I wanted to introduce myself and let you know more about the appointment and role of a Commissioner and what this means for Ko Taku Reo.

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Commissioner Appointment and Update from Outgoing Board Chair and Executive Principal

27 Sep 2022

Commissioner appointed for Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand

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Board Election Update

02 Sep 2022

Further to our update on 18 August regarding parent nominations to the Board, both Grace Covey and Helen Johnson have withdrawn their nominations.

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Nominations for Parent Representatives

18 Aug 2022

Ko Taku Reo – Deaf Education New Zealand called for parent nominations for the Board and nominations closed on Wednesday the 17th of August at noon.

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Senior Virtual Deaf Space is coming!

05 Aug 2022

We’re excited to inform you that Virtual Deaf Space is happening again in Term 3! If you’re a Deaf or Hard of Hearing high school student in either our Enrolled or Outreach Schools.

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The Policies for review in Term 3 2022

01 Aug 2022

Board members, staff, and parents are asked each term to review policies and procedures; see term 3 2022 policies and procedures for review.

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Calling for nominations to the Board of Trustees

29 Jul 2022

All across Aotearoa at the moment, school communities are thinking about who they want to represent them on their school boards. Each school chooses their election day. At Ko Taku Reo our election day is Wednesday, 21 September.

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