To embed any change requires time, it requires staying focussed on the overall goal. This comes back to having a real living vision for our school and its learners and then strategically working towards it. Real culture change takes at least five years. Without the awareness of what time is needed a strong coherent, connected vision will never be realised. From the interview opportunity I was given at Waipahihi to today I have talked about four key elements that our shared vision had to work towards. They were:
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