Our Leadership Team

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Claire joined the Ministry on 1 May as Deputy Secretary Graduate Achievement, Vocations and Careers. Claire is from Wellington and has held plenty of policy leadership roles in central authorities on training coverage issues. Her most up-to-date function was at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Prior to that Claire worked within the Treasury from 2004 to 2010 and as a senior manager in the Ministry of Education from 1990 to 2004. An earlier position held by Claire was within the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries as an Agricultural economist.

Katrina has in depth experience across a variety of public sector settings. She was General Manager of Community Probation Services on the Department of Corrections, main 2,500 employees across 220 places to manage offenders serving community sentences and orders. Katrina joined Corrections as General Manager Strategic Development when it was fashioned as a brand new Department in 1995. She had beforehand worked in the Inland Revenue Department and the Ministry of Works and Development.

I lately completed work re-building a burned out small town high school, suitable for around 500 college students. There had been 20 lecture rooms. There was a workplace for the principal, three for vice principals, a important office for 3 receptionists, workplaces for two nurses, 3 counselors and a full time police officer on responsibility (that one chocked filled with fancy surveillance gear and pc gear). Three workplaces for a training staff of not less than 10 or so. Two janitorial workplaces had been included.

The enormous dimension of the U.S. and it’s various population preclude the likelihood for such a system to work. A uniform education system requires educating universal academic instruments: studying, writing, math and physical science. Anything else should be scrutinized locally. We want competent Educators which means we must look to the non-public sector. After all we must always not train our children what to assume however tips on how to suppose.