Through working in a variety of childcare settings, Fiona has gained experience in many aspects of child development and learning. During Fiona’s final year at university she participated in studying Maria Montessori’s philosophy of education and taught in Montessori schools as part of her final practicums. From this experience Fiona has developed a passion for developing student agency and independence for learning. In 2021 Fiona is on sabbatical studying, but will remain as a release teacher one day per week.
Position: Whānau Puna Nikau – Year 3 and 4 Teacher