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An interview with Lester Flockton

In this interview Lester Flockton talks with David Stewart and Kay Tester on a range of issues currently confronting New Zealand school principals.

Lester Flockton is a graduate of Dunedin Teachers College and the University of Otago. He has extensive experience in New Zealand’s school system as a teacher, principal (5 schools small rural to large urban), inspector of schools, Ministry of Education official, researcher, university teacher, educational thinker and leader.

Throughout his career in education he has worked on many national curriculum and assessment committees and projects, including the revised New Zealand Curriculum (2007). He has led numerous professional development and learning programmes, made dozens of conference presentations, and held office in various professional organizations.

Kay Tester is principal of St Brigid’s School in Wellington, and a regional director of the Ariki project responsible for data management within the project. She also facilitates the ArikiRural group; a small school subset of the wider programme who operate at a distance.

Download interview with Lester Flockton (M4V)