About the New Zealand Principals Federation

Iain Taylor

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National President
Tel: 04 471 2338
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Iain Taylor

Iain is committed to the work of the federation and believes a consistently strong and united executive team is a real asset. He has a strong belief in NZPF’s future, and is a passionate enthusiast for education, especially the independence of schools and principals.

A previous NZPF national executive member in the 1990’s, Iain Taylor has been a principal for 21 years in a variety of schools ranging from decile 1 to 9, in primary and intermediates, from a small rural school to one of the country’s largest urban primary schools. Iain has also been the Foundation Principal of the Elementary School of a very large international school in Singapore.

Iain has previously been the President of the Auckland Primary Principals’ Association and continues to spend time helping colleagues throughout NZ, as a speaker/presenter at conferences/workshops and as a mentor. He is currently a representative on the newly formed Ministry of Education’s School Property Reference Group and has a particular interest in property and finance. He is seen to be a strong, vocal and passionate educational leader.

Iain has a Masters in Educational Management, a Post Graduate in Sport and Recreation Management; been a Research Management Fellow in a tertiary institution and has had research work published.


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