Teacher Development

This page shares how our teachers are dedicated to and involved in continuous professional development

Vauxhall School is part of the Devonport-Takapuna Community of Learners or Kahui Ako

The school in our Kahu Ako are:

  • Bayswater School

  • Belmont Intermediate

  • Belmont Primary

  • Devonport Primary

  • Stanley Bay School

  • Takapuna Grammar School

  • Vauxhall School

Together we meet to share learning and professional development to improve the achievement and wellbeing of our students. Among other learning areas, Vauxhall School has been extensively involved in Kahui Ako mathematics professional development. We have Vauxhall School teaching staff in roles responsible for the facilitation of shared professional development between the schools and within our own school. 


Teachers have been involved in a wide variety of professional learning in 2020 in the following areas:

  • Play in the Classroom: A Foundation Workshop (Longworth Education)
  • Student wellbeing following lockdown
  • Play-Based Learning: School visits
  • Universal Design for Learning
  • Te Wananaga o Aoteoroa - Hepapa Tikanga Level 3 - Ongoing learning for all staff
  • Working with children who have experienced trauma workshop
  • Sir Callaghan Science course
  • 'Hero' tracking student achievement data
  • Reading Recovery Tutorials
  • Senior Leaders Professional Learning Groups
  • Mindfulness - teacher only day
  • 'Engage' Junior school and local ECE's building teacher capability in supporting self-regulation in children
  • Mathematics  - in conjunction with our local Kahui Ako, using mixed ability groupings and developing problem solving skills