Kōtuitui

Support for Researchers

In Kōtuitui, the Spiral of Inquiry is the tool that drives our research and continues to help our community of leaders to delve into the issues that are impacting our tamariki, kaiako, kura and whānau. The inquiries that are being udertaken are large pieces of work and will inform others in the community now and into the coming years.

With big pieces of research, it's important to be able to record your work, reflections and epiphanies in a clear and concise way, while also providing a method for other researchers to be able to search and build on the work that has and is being undertaken. This is why the Kōtuitui Database has been developed. To provide a platform that is easy to use, consistent for recording and 'tagging' and provides an interface that makes searching of all research possible.

Should you need any support with the Spiral of Inquiry, the process of working through your inquiry or connecting with others around your inqury topic - please feel free to contact your Across School Team - we are all here to help.

Additionally, we have some help videos on the use of the Kōtutui Database that we hope will be useful. Please get in contact if there is something not covered that we can add.

Ngā mihi, Kōtuitui Across School Team


Video Resources

Kōtuitui Database - Register for an Account

Kōtuitui Database - Discover Inquiry - Searching the Database

Kōtuitui - Starting and Editing your Inquiry

Kōtuitui - End of Year Summary Report Help Video

Getting Help

Our A-CoL team are ready and willing to come and visit you at any point where you feel you need some extra guidance or just someone to bounce ideas off. Please reach out in these moments and we will make it happen. We are here to support you.


Stefan Dale

Stefan Dale
Deputy Principal at Green Bay High School
stefan.dale@greenbayhigh.school.nz

Erin Namajuska

Erin Namajuska
Deputy Principal at Kaurilands School
erinn@kaurilands.school.nz

Caroline Andrew

Caroline Andrew
Teacher at Green Bay High School
caroline.andrew@greenbayhigh.school.nz

Mike Chatfield

Mike Chatfield
Teacher at Glen Eden Intermediate School
mikec@geis.school.nz

Michelle Abbasi

Michelle Abbasi
Deputy Principal at Glen Eden Intermediate School
michellea@geis.school.nz

Hine Viskovich

Hine Viskovich
Deputy Principal at Fruitvale School
hineviskovich@fruitvale.school.nz

Jo Orr

Jo Orr
Teacher at Green Bay High
joanne.orr@greenbayhigh.school.nz

Naomi Laycock

Naomi Laycock
Teacher at Oaklynn Special School
naomi.laycock@oaklynn.school.nz