Lynda Pura-Watson
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Lynda Pura-Watson

Education Review Office / Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga

Deputy chief executive, Te Tāhū Whare (evaluation and review Māori)

  • Leads Te Uepū ā-Motu (the national Māori review team), Te Pou Mataaho (a specialist kaupapa Māori research unit) and Te Pou Tūārongo (Māori methodology and professional practice).
  • Twenty years’ experience with Māori-medium education leaders and their communities.
  • Has helped develop evaluation, methodologies and indicators embodying kaupapa Māori, and supporting the revitalisation of te reo Māori me ngā tikanga Māori.
  • Extensive background in education as an English-medium teacher and leader, and review officer for schools and communities in both English medium and Māori medium.

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