Claire Amos

Claire Amos is the principal of Albany Senior High School in Auckland.

Society
Oct 8, 2020

A 'rot at the core of schooling'? The new report that gets education in NZ wrong

New Zealand's schools are far from perfect, but a new report critical of our education system is full of inaccuracies and biased assumptions, according to one Auckland school principal.

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Society
Mar 30, 2020

High School 2.0: It’s time for education to prepare for the new normal

As New Zealand looks toward an uncertain future in all areas of life, a school principal sees an opportunity to overhaul high school education for the better. 

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Society
Nov 13, 2019

A principal responds to the Tomorrow’s Schools Report 

Yesterday the government announced their reform of 1989’s Tomorrow’s Schools legislation. Claire Amos, a school principal in Auckland, reflects on what it all means. 

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Society
Apr 3, 2019

I’m a school principal – here’s why I support the Tomorrow’s Schools changes

The independent taskforce report on Tomorrow's Schools recommends big changes to school governance, and a lot of principals are up in arms. Auckland high school principal Claire Amos explains why she's not one of them.

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