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 2021 in the following areas:

  • Play and inquiry in the Classroom: Ongoing support from Longworth Education and in house support and learning from each other at Vauxhall School
  • Student wellbeing following what we learnt during lockdown
  • Play-Based Learning: School visits
  • All staff have completed First Aid training
  • Te Wananaga o Aoteoroa - Hepapa Tikanga Level 3 - Ongoing learning for all staff
  • 'Hero' tracking student achievement data
  • Reading Recovery Tutorials
  • Senior Leaders Professional Learning Groups
  • Nathan Wallis: Engage your brain 
  • Mathematics  - in conjunction with our local Kahui Ako, using mixed ability groupings and developing problem solving skills