Richard Newton
Richard Newton
Leadership – programme design and facilitation

Richard Newton has a number of key responsibilities within the CEL team. These include:

  • Design and Delivery Lead: NSW DoE Growing Great Leaders (GGL) Program for newly appointed principals (2018-present)
  • Design and Delivery Lead: GGL - Growing Great Leaders (face-to-face seminar series)
  • Design and Delivery Lead: GGL - Growing Great Leaders online, international
  • Design and Delivery Lead: GGL - Growing Great Leaders online, domestic
  • Co-design / co-delivery and CEL contract lead - Evolve New Principals Program (2016-present), Victoria
  • Design and Facilitation – ‘Better Together Curriculum Problem Solving’ project
  • School and Kāhui Ako mentor and facilitator.

In addition, Richard is a fully accredited and experienced facilitator of Open-to-learning™ Leadership (OTL™).

Richard joined CEL in 2016 after a successful 26 year career as a primary principal in Dunedin and rural Otago. He is a former Woolf Fisher Fellow and was a First-time Principal Programme (FTPP) mentor for ten years.

Richard is passionate about the work he undertakes with clients who describe him as a skilled ‘pracademic’ with the ability to ‘link research with the practical world of school leadership in a way that is logical and accessible’.

Email: richard.newton@auckland.ac.nz

Mob: +64 27 542 9435