Seeing each other in a new light

Freyberg High School principal Peter Brooks talks about how making connections across the early learning to tertiary pathway has helped challenge some long-held negative perceptions, building trust, respect and collaboration.

Becoming lead principal of Palmerston North East Community of Learning came at an ideal time for Peter.

“I’ve been a principal for 10 years and have a great management team at Freyberg. This is a new challenge and I’m really enjoying it,” he says.

Peter believes that helping teachers to connect with their peers across early childhood education me nga kōhanga reo and primary and secondary schooling, is really important to building trust between Community of Learning | Kāhui Ako members, and to improving the teaching and learning experience for all their children and young people.

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