Claire Amos

Leading Learning Change

Claire Amos

Principal | Tumuaki

Albany Senior High School

Introducing Claire Amos 

Claire is Principal at Albany Senior High School. She is also co-founder of DisruptED and also sits on the board of NetSafeNZ. Claire also enjoys contributing to a wide range of advisory boards and reference groups. Claire was also a founding council member for the Education Council, Aotearoa, NZ 

Claire was a foundation Deputy Principal at Hobsonville Point Secondary School. From 2011-2012 Claire was the Director of e-learning at Epsom Girls Grammar School. She has lead and taught English in a variety of roles. She has worked at a national level in assessment and curriculum in English. In 2009 Claire was a Ministry of Education e-fellow for which she undertook a study of how ICTs can be used to support literacy in and beyond the English classroom. 

Claire is passionate about her family, education, fashion and tattoos, living by the mantra - “you can never be overdressed or overeducated”.

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Leading Learning Change

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Realising the future of New Zealand Education

In this blog, Claire regularly reflects on current educational issues and works hard to share the practice of her own and others. Whilst initially focused on e-learning, Claire's blog now focuses on wider educational topics such as future-focused education and leading change.

In this presentation from the Festival of Education Claire lays down a challenge about the future of education and what she believes what might be the vision for the future of education for New Zealand.