Inclusive Education Practices


With thirty-seven years of successful experience in a wide range of education roles, Tīmoti has a unique combination of skills and knowledge to offer schools. Extensive teaching experience in primary, secondary and tertiary includes roles as Education Advisor in Counselling and Special Educational Provision, Lecturer in Teacher Education with Waikato University and Te Waananga o Aotearoa, Special Education Facilitator with the Ministry of Education and being Principal of a secondary school with a boarding hostel. A major focus through all these roles has been a passionate commitment to inclusion, equity provision and specifically to honouring the unique dual cultural heritage which is Aotearoa New Zealand; that of Te Ao Māori and Te Ao Pākehā.

Our Vision is to create a genuine, caring culture in schools to include, celebrate and develop every person. This vision sees the contributions, stories and pathways of all welcomed, celebrated, and enhanced. To bring alive the truly inclusive environment which has quality space for all people inclusive of gender, ethnicity, socio-economic status, ability and culture.

Generically focused workshops, applicable to a number of schools or groups, will be advertised and presented each year closer to the event. Specific workshops can/will be provided upon request to meet the need either of a school or a group of schools. These will be designed, costed and delivery method selected in collaboration with relevant staff of each school. each school. Empowering is a company that offers different educational courses that have various aims. We are very proud of offering different workshops for schools. Tīmoti has thirty-seven years of successful experience and he handles different educational courses. He offers Inclusive Practices Education that have a special focus of passionate commitment, equity provision. Being a great thinker, Tīmoti can successfully help every person to change his inner world and the way of thinking. He aims to create a genuine and caring culture. Such culture is created from the very early age, so he develops every person in a genuine way.

Through Inclusive Practices Education Tīmoti never hesitates to bring different real stories and share experiences of people. He aims to create a space where everybody can feel valued and people’s socio-economic status will be equal. Empowering manages amazing workshops that are applicable for schools and groups of people. If a school or a group of schools request a specific workshop, then Empowering never hesitates to provide practices in order to meet their demands. The workshops will be designed and delivered in the best possible way taking into account many factors. The team of Empowering will collaborate with the relevant staff of each school and deliver perfectly designed workshops. So take part in these educational practices and learn a lot of things from a professional!

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    Tīmoti Harris
    Empowering Change - Kia tupu te toi
    433 Seaforth Road
    RD1 Katikati 3177
    Aotearoa/New Zealand