Nō Kotimana me Airini ōku tīpuna
Nō ngā whānau o McAtamney, Graham, Knox me O’Neil ahau,
I tipu ai ahau i raro i ngā maunga o Kakanui,
e rere ana te awa o Taieri i Maniototo.
Tokotoru āku tamariki, i whānau mai rātou i Papaioea.
E noho ana ahau i Tāmaki Makaurau
Ko Del Costello tōku ingoa.
Nō reira, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tātou katoa.
I'm an Education Consultant based in Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland, New Zealand. As a consultant, I'm an associate of Cognition Education and I work in a variety of schools, early childhood centres and Kāhui Ako.
I work alongside teachers and school leaders to grow practice, improve learner outcomes and support sustainable changes in practice and school systems. Specialist areas: oral language, literacy, local curriculum, assessment for learning, cultural capability and digital technologies.
Master of Education (eLearning/digital learning endorsement)- University of Canterbury NZ
Diploma of Professional Speaking – Speech New Zealand
Licentiate Teaching Diploma (Public Speaking and Communication) – Speech New Zealand
TESOL Certificate of Teaching English as a second language – Trinity College, London
Bachelor of Arts – University of Otago NZ
Accredited PLD Facilitator – Ministry of Education NZ
Accredited Digital Technologies Facilitator – Ministry of Education NZ
Accredited Cultural Capability Facilitator – Ministry of Education NZ
Accredited Examiner (Professional Speaking/ESOL) – Speech New Zealand
CORPORATE AND PRIVATE CONSULTANCY
I'm a the owner of THE SPEAKING COMPANY a corporate consultancy specialising in supporting individual and corporate clients/teams to build capability in the communication arts.