Staff Manager



Earl Irving


BA, BEd, MEdAdmin, PhD, DipTchg

  • English Medium
  • Communities of learning
  • Data analysis
  • Expert Partners
Expert Adviser to three Communities of Learning, 2016. Advising and working alongside these Communities as an independent critical friend, bringing both academic knowledge and practical experience to build a theory of change that will guide them towards achieving their goals (achievement challenges). Expertise in data utilisation – building longitudinal student achievement databases, and using this as evidence for school improvement. Building capabilities within schools to use multiple sources of evidence (quantitative and qualitative) to improve student outcomes and teacher capabilities. Senior Research Fellow, Starpath Project, 2009-2015. Responsible for collating and using data to inform school improvement in 39 low to mid decile schools. Member of development team for asTTle and e-asTTle, with responsibility for items and curriculum alignment. Comprehensive knowledge of assessment tools, and the effective use of these to inform teaching and learning, formatively and summatively. High school teacher of mathematics and deputy principal for 29 years, in low decile schools.

Earl is currently an Expert Partner to one Community of Learning in the North Island.

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