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(Comment.gif: Don't forget to add your photo instead of the photo of wikieducator. Thank you. --Nellie Deutsch 04:49, 7 June 2009 (UTC))

Contact-new.svg Paul Potaka
Employer:Nelson Central School Board of Trustees
Occupation:Primary School Principal
Nationality:New Zealand
Country:New Zealand
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This user was certified a Wiki Apprentice Level 1 by Pschlicht .


Greetings ! and welcome to my wikieducator page.

Doctor of Education, M.Ed. Admin. (Hons)., Dip. Ed., B.A., Dip. Tchg. Ed D thesis was on leadership, the work of principals and change. M. Ed. thesis was on models of evaluation



I am the principal of Nelson Central Primary School located to the east of the CBD. You can learn more about our school on our web site:


I have a number of professional interests including: school leadership; curriculum pedagogy; transdisciplinary learning; curriculum assessment; and, using e-learning in the curriculum.

My academic interest is educational research.



Notes from my Wikineighbours

80px-Wikineighbour V2.pngHi Paul, wellcome to WikiEducator. I'm your WikiNeighbour. You might be interested to meet more wiki-colleagues. Please let me know if I can be of any help to you. Ramesh Sharma--Rcsharma 19:46, 9 April 2009 (IST)

  • Paul, this is a wonderful start. I am looking forward to learning more about your work as a principal and educator and areas of interest. --Nellie Deutsch 07:24, 2 June 2009 (UTC)
  • Hello Paul!. Don't worry The same happened to me when I started at WikiEducator. First be sure you are login in WikiEducator and that you are in your User page. Then you will see like this in your page:

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Please let me know if it works. Best wishes--Alejacha 17:11, 2 June 2009 (UTC)

  • Hi Paul, How are you doing? Hope you are having fun. What is it like being a principal in your country? I hope you get to share all this techie stuff with your staff. Good luck.--Allison Sarjeant 20:36, 11 June 2009 (UTC)

Welcome to Workshop EL4C27, an online workshop: June 1-12, 2009


You may wish to check the layout of the workshop and introduce yourself.

  1. Click on the link EL4C27.
  2. The page that will open is the workshop page with all the links you will be using during the workshop.
  3. See your name in the list of participants.
  4. Whenever you have time click on each of the boxes.
  5. You may even start with Day 1 activities.
  6. See the videos and slide presentations.

Enjoy the workshop.

EL4C27 WiZiQ Meeting
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Friday, June 5, 2009
15:30 to 16:00 (GMT)
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