Meet the Team
Belinda Blick-Duggan (BEd (Tchg), PGDipEd) is a teacher-educator, and literacy leader. Her key areas of expertise include the teaching of writing, and supporting teachers to improve their content knowledge of the English language. Belinda is an associate of Cognition Education, and a Ministry-accredited professional learning facilitator. She understands many of the challenges associated with the teaching of writing. Passionate about supporting teachers and students using evidence-based methods, Belinda is committed to raising literacy achievement.
Dr. Helen Walls
Dr Helen Walls (PhD, DipTchg, BA/BMUS) is a teacher-educator, researcher, and literacy leader. Her key areas of expertise include the teaching of writing, and using formative assessment and feedback to accelerate student progress. Helen is an associate of Cognition Education, and a Ministry-accredited professional learning facilitator. She also works part time at Windley School in Porirua East, where she has been based for the past twelve years. Helen understands the pressures of the classroom, and is passionate about supporting teachers – sharing fun and effective methods that will engage every student.