• Mount Maunganui College Graduation Ceremony

    Posted December 7, 2017 by Brian Scantlebury

    Was again priviliged to attend Mount Maunganui College Graduation ceremony and present the trusts scholarships toa couple of stunning students - Julia Kayes and Mack Petrie. Congratulations to them both and all the very best for the next few years of study and the furture. As always the event was ...

  • 9 - Point Questionnaire by Peighton

    Posted August 23, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. What is/was the ‘leadership project’ situation? The leadership project was a Quiz night to help fundraise for the Volleyball girls who Are going over to australia.2. When did it start and when do you expect it to finish…or, when did it finish?The build up to it began in term 1 ...

  • 9 Point Questionnaire by Dayjah

    Posted August 15, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. Organising edgecumbe colleges annual anti bullying (pink shirt) day. 2. We began preparation on the 3rd of August and the day will be held on Friday the 15th of september.3. I am on the schools health promoting schools (HPS) committee and i volunteered to organise this years pink shirt day.4. My ...

  • 3-point & 9-Point Questionnaires by Lisa

    Posted August 2, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. As a result of attending Workshop1,which one of the five practices of exemplary student leadership do you want to learn more about, and consciously try to improve during the next 4 months leading up to workshop 2? A. From the five practices of exemplary i choose Encourage the heart. 2. Why have...

  • 9-Point Questionnaire by Jaden

    Posted August 1, 2017 by Phil Laurence

      1 - What was your project?Pacifica By Nature 2017 2 - When did it start and when did it finish?We began preparation for the event Term 4 of 2016 and the big performance day was early Term 2 this year. 3 - Who initiated it?Our ESOL Teacher Mrs Kristina Peina has been coordinating this event...

  • 9 Point Questionnaire: Peighton

    Posted July 31, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    9 Point Questionnaire by Peighton Mio 1. What is/was the ‘leadership project’ situation? The leadership project was to encourage up and coming leaders. Also it helps you understand what being a leader is and what qualities you might need in order to become the best leader you can be.2. ...

  • 9-Point Questionnaire: Cole

    Posted July 27, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    FLP 9 Point QuestionnaireCole Douglas 1 - What was your project?My project was being apart of the senior committee of our school’s Pacifica by Nature group as well as leading one of the performance groups. 2 - When did it start and when did it finish?I agreed to become a member of the the co...

  • 9 Point Questionnaire: Harmony

    Posted July 25, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1-My project was to find out what it is students want for themselves, and to teach the people around me that they are the future and have the potential to be whatever it is they desire/aspire to be.My focal point of the project was to encourage the students and help them to challenge their motives a...

  • 9 Point Questionnaire: Ra

    Posted July 19, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1.The project that I am taking part of is The Omanu Surf Lifesaving Club IRB Training Course 2. The Course started some time in May and will be ending on September 2nd; the last day of testing for our candidates 3. The Omanu Surf Lifesaving Club initiated this 4. My role was that of a junior IRB ...

  • 9 Point Questionnaire: Hannah

    Posted July 19, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. My project involves being a part of the leadership of my school Media Team. Which plans out the school website and magazine. 2. This started at the beginning of the school year and for me will continue until the end of next year. But this particular magazine will finish this year and a new one w...

  • 9 Point Questionnaire- Fletcher

    Posted July 19, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    I am directing a Steven Berkoff adaption of the play “Metamorphosis”, a very out of the box play which we began rehearsing for towards the end of term 2. I plan for it to be performed at the end of the year in term 4, depending on the rate of progress of my cast. This was a project that ...

  • 9 Point Questionnaire,: Seeun

    Posted July 12, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. My project was to organise Food Court for my house. Food Court is a day where each of the houses have a food stall each and sell food to raise funds for 40hr famine2. The organising of the food court started 15th of May and it finished on the 8th of June3.4. My role was to organise everything for...

  • 9 Point Questionnaire - Nadia

    Posted June 4, 2017 by Nadia Snegirev

    1. My project is to fulfill my role as an assistant leader at Easter Regatta   2. When did it start and when do you expect it to finish? It started in preparation on the start of this year, but came into focus during Rerewhakaaitu where our planning began. It will finish at the end of reg...

  • 9 point questionnaire-Leah

    Posted May 31, 2017 by Leah Owen

    My project: 1. My 'project' that I have been/was involved in was organising/taking notes in how to run the 2017 Tauranga Girls College annual school ball, so that next year I will run it. 2. This 'project' started at the end of 2016 and finished in the 14th May 2017 (the Sunday after the...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Harmony Kahotea

    Posted April 6, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    Q1-Challenge the process Q2-I have choosen, Challenge the process because it's what I am passionate about! The change, the challenges and setting new goals. I love a challenge and motivating myself and the people around me to take risks when needed, pushing there boundaries and overcoming challenge...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Jaden Nathan

    Posted April 6, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    Question 1: I will be looking into the practice Encouraging the HeartQuestion 2:Why I have chosen this practice is because I want to be a leader that is able to keep those I'm leading focused, motivated and conifident in their ability to get the task as one team. I want to ultilize this practice to ...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Cole Douglas

    Posted April 6, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. As a result of attending workshop 1, which one of the Five Practices of Exemplary Student Leadership do you want to learn more about, and consciously try to improve during the next 4 months leading up to Workshop II? - Challenge the Process 2. Why have you chosen this practice to focus on? - I h...

  • Characteristics of Effective Leaders

    Posted April 5, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    Future Leaders Programme 2017Based on the various team experiences of this year’s group, individuals have agreed that successful leaders are often found to be: 1. Impartial and unbiased2. Really positive role models who lead by example3. Easily related-to4. Very caring towards people5. Effect...

  • Five Leadership Practices for Peighton Mio

    Posted April 5, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. From attending the future leaders course the leadership practice I have chosen is Enabling others to act. 2. I specifically chose this certain practice because this is what I also need to do more . In order to teach others this practice I also want to be able to do it my self . I also want to en...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Ethan Fraser

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. Which practice? - Model the way 2. Why? - As a leader in my volleyball team I feel the need to set the tone of hard work and focus for our National tournament 3. Two things to help me be more effective when using this practice?- Stay positivite. I believe this is the only way to lead, and witho...

  • Five Leadership Practices ny Nadia Snegirev

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. Enabling others to act 2. Because I feel that I need to improve in this area, and is the most important for me to teach those I am guiding. By learning how to encourage others to take initiative and instead become leaders of their own, it creates a group with less dependency on me, so that when ...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Ra Neilsford Jones

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1 .My leadership skill that I have chosen to focus on is ENABLE OTHERS TO ACT 2. I have chosen to focus on this leadership skill because I think it is what I need to improve on the most and I think it is a skill that is not practiced as much as any other leadership skill even though it is so import...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Lisa Teepa

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    Question 1Encourage the heart Question 2Because this practice role relates to me in and out of school Question 3 Help and encourage others when they are doing their best Put time and effort into others when they are in need for help and serve others and teachers

  • Five Leadership Practices by Dayjah Edwards

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. As a result of attending the future leaders workship 1, the practice of student leadership i have chosen to learn more about and try to improve is "challenge the process". 2. I have chosen this practice to focus on because i would like to improve my understandings of being able to adapt, change a...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Jack Nelson

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    A1) Following the first session of the Future Leaders programme I have decided to further investigate and improve to 'Model the way'. A2) For me, I have often realised that the effective leaders in my life wether it be for rugby, youth group, or just around school they always lead by example. This ...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Hannah Mahon

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. As a result of attending workshop 1, which one of the Five Practices of Exemplary Student Leadership do you want to learn more about, and consciously try to improve during the next 4 months leading up to workshop 2?Encourage the Heart 2. Why have you chosen this practice to focus upon?Mainly bec...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Leah Owen

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. Encourage the Heart 2. I want to be able to keep up a team spirit even when things are looking down. I, myself don't want to be negative on something ending up impacting the rest of the team. 3. As a small self exercise in leading a team, I would like to test my skills in school or extra curric...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Kees Turpie

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. Encourage the Heart 2. I want to be able to keep up a team spirit even when things are looking down. I, myself don't want to be negative on something ending up impacting the rest of the team. 3. As a small self exercise in leading a team, I would like to test my skills in school or extra curric...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Seeun Park

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    1. A a result of attending Workshop 1, which one of the five practices of exemplary student leadership do you want to learn more about, and consciously try to improve during the next 4 month leading up to workshop 2? Model the Way 2.Why have you chosen this practice to focus upon? Because I belie...

  • Five Leadership Practices by Fletcher Oxford

    Posted April 4, 2017 by Phil Laurence

    As a result of attending workshop 1, which one of the Five practices of Exemplary Student Leadership do you want to learn more about and consciously try to improve during the next 4 months leading up to Workshop II? I have chosen, “Enable others to act” Why have you chosen this practic...

  • Scholarship awards 2017

    Posted January 27, 2017 by Brian Scantlebury

    Another rewarding evening at Mount Maunganui College last night. We trust rewarding for those recipients of scholarships, for the first year rewarding for those who were collecting their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year cheques  and certainly rewarding for the trust and those trustees who were there. A...

  • Future Leaders Programme - Leadership in 2017

    Posted December 13, 2016 by BOP Education Trust

    I just want to let you know that the leadership positions were announced today and I got head girl. I just wanted to say a big thank you to you for all of the guidance and support you have given me this year, I have learnt so much and feel so privileged to be part of this amazing course! Thank y...

  • Mount College Prizegiving

    Posted December 8, 2016 by Brian Scantlebury

    It was again my privilige to attend the Mount Maunganui College year 13 prize giving event yesterday on behalf of this trust. Once again it was a wonderful event that can only fill the rest of us with a great confidence in the future. The potential  that these stunng student possess reassures u...

  • Congratulations

    Posted February 4, 2016 by Brian Scantlebury

    Running a little late, but on 27th Jan the Trust held its award ceremony for the 2015 scholarships. As always a rewarding event on so  many fronts. Congratulations to all the awardees and all the best for yuor forthcoming studies and futures. Thanks also to Mount College for hosting us.

  • Mount Maunganui College

    Posted December 14, 2015 by Brian Scantlebury

    Again I was fortunate enough to attend the Mount Maunganui College prizegiving event last Thursday. A wonderful experience, well organised and carried out and what a pleasure to see so many great students graduate and receive bursaries and scholarships. Our future is in great hands. Congratulation...

  • Student Leadership Practices Inventory Summary

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    The Student Leadership Practices Inventory (LPI)   "The Student LPI was simple to use, to score, to understand--it made sense and gave me a handle for figuring out what leadership is all about."   "Made me realize that I am leader--and helped me figure out how to be a better one at tha...

  • Student Leadership Practices Inventory Testimonials

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    "The Student Leadership Practices Inventory is the best tool I have used to help students assess their leadership effectiveness because it translates the concept of leadership into actions and relationships. By defining and measuring specific leadership behaviors, the Student LPI allows students to ...

  • Psychometric Properties of The Student Leadership Practices Inv

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    The data collected over a two-year period (August 2007 - August 2009) from the online administration of the Student LPI shows continued strong support for the psychometric properties of the instrument. Internal reliability coefficients are generally strong for both the Self and Observer versions of ...

  • Client Universities (USA) using the Leadership Challenge

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Arizona State UniversityBoston University School of ManagementCalifornia State University - SacramentoCarnegie Mellon UniversityClemson UniversityCornell UniversityGeorgia State UniversityNorth Carolina State UniversityRegis UniversitySimmons Graduate School of ManagementUniversity of California at ...

  • The Leadership Challenge Results

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    The Leadership Challenge Opens Minds, and Doors, for Tomorrow’s Leaders   When Dr. Catherine Pratt began looking for materials for her new leadership course, she knew she wasn’t searching for a typical textbook. Pratt wanted something to reach the students on their level, somethin...

  • 9 Questions

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    1. What is your leadership project?My leadership project is to teach, lead and train kayakers to compete in future competitions   2. When did it start ad when do you expect to finish?This porjected started during the term 1 holidays It is not expected to finish for the rest of the year. (alth...

  • 9 point questionnaire

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    What is/was your 'leadership project?   My leadership project was to help organise the school ball and be a leader of the decoratins group.   When did it start and when do you expect it to finish?   Our first meeting was in the first week of term 2 and the ball is next weekend (...

  • My 9 Questions (Jed)

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    What is my leadership project?   To coach the Year 7 and 8 basketball team.   When did it start and when do you expect it to finish?   It started in week 8 and will finish at the end of term 3.   Who initiated it?   I approached the teacher in charge of Basketball ...

  • My Leadership Challenge 18.4.14

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I have decided that the Exemplary Student Leadership I am going to focus on will be to ‘Inspire a Shared Vision’. I will focus on this aspect through my participation in the School Ball Committee.   I have chosen this practice to focus upon because I think that if I believe in a s...

  • Frances: My Nine Point Summary

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    1) My leadership project was being one of three 'peer support' leaders for a class of year 7 students.   2) It started on Wednesday the 19th of February (at the year 7 camp) and will end at the end of the school year.   3) The peer support program has been running at my school ever sin...

  • Olivia Johnson

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    What is my leadership project?   I am a member of the Mount Maunganui College Debate Squad. Recently, I have officially been appointed as the student leader of this squad.   When did it start and when do I expect it to finish?   Mrs. Rae approached myself and two other students ...

  • Fergus Janissen

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    My Nine-Point Summary   My leadership project is the Aquinas College Man Choir (the Acafela's).   The man choir started a few years ago as just a small group. I started to take up the student leadership role a few weeks ago when I realised that the skills I am learning and working on i...

  • My (Bryce's) Project and Leadership Development

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    What is your leadership project?   My leadership project is the Apex Energy Council at Trident High School.   When did it start and when do you expect it to be finished?   It started Term 4 last year, and it will end when the school is as energy efficient as possible. The leader...

  • 5 practises of exemplary student leadership

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    My practice of examplary student leadership is inspiring a shared vision. - Ben Warren   I chose inspiring a shared vision as the Tauranga Boys' College sailing team seemed unmotivated to complete the fund raising activities we had been set. I would like to see the team raise enough to pay th...

  • My (Fergus Janissen) Leadership Challenge

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Well here we go.........   I have chosen to 'Encourage the Heart' as my focus of the 'Five Practices of Exemplary Student Leadership'.   As no one knows, my main group that I am going to be leading for this program is the school Man Choir. Our Choir is not big and we do not even have t...

  • My Leadership Challenge

    Posted July 17, 2014 by SiteAdmin

    As a result of attending Workshop 1, which one of the Five Practices of Exemplary Student Leadership are you going to learn more about, focus upon, and consciously try to improve during the next 3 months leading up to Workshop 2 in July?   I have chosen to do the practice 5. Encourage the Hea...

  • Olivia Johnson

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I have chosen “Model the Way” as the practice I would like to learn more about, practice, focus on and try to improve over the next 3 months.   Why have I chosen this practice?   I have chosen this practice because I think it is incredibly important for a leader to “w...

  • Frances: Your Leadership Challenge

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    a) The practice I have chosen is ‘Model the Way.’   b) I have chosen to focus on this practice because I think it is very appropriate for my leadership project of being a peer support leader for a year seven class. My project involves taking a Christian Living lesson every second ...

  • My Leadership Style

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    1. As a result of attending workshop 1 which of the Five Practices of Exemplary Student Leadership are you going to learn more about, focus upon, and consciously try to improve during the next three months leading up to Workshop 2?   I am going to focus on number 2 which is Inspire a Shared V...

  • My Leadership Challenge

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Hi,   Hope all is going well for everybody.   As a result of Attending Workshop 1, the Practise of Exemplary student Leadership I have chosen to learn more about, focus and and consciously try to improve is #1 Model the way.   Why? I have chosen the practise of Modelling the way...

  • Brilliance in leadership

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership. Nelson Mandela   Looking forward to this years courses and meeting the particip...

  • Welcome to the Future Leaders Blog

    Posted July 17, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    The chance to participate in the Bay of Plenty Education Trust Future Leaders Programme was the opportunity of a life time. This course opened my eyes to the increasingly common idea that leadership is becoming more of a science and less an art. The skills and insight I have gained are incomparable ...

  • 2013 Tauranga Scholarship Function

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Anther wonderful event last night in Tauranga.   As a trustee it is just so rewarding to see the student presentations and hear of their successes.   Congratulations to you all.   Brian S

  • 3rd year Engineering

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    My name is Leonard and I'm studying Mechanical Engineering – BE(hons). I received the scholarship in 2009 and am very grateful for it. I completed my first Intermediate year at the University of Canterbury and then transferred to Waikato University were I am currently completing my degree. &n...

  • 3rd Year Otago

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Hello,   I have finished study for 2012 and my degree in Environment Management with a minor in Ecology. I have enjoyed this year but it was very challenging as I took on a huge workload in order to finish my degree within three years as my first year was a bit messy.   From my papers ...

  • Thank you!!

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    My name is Dean Ramage and I was the recipient of the scholarship from Katikati College in 2010. This year I have been studying down at Otago University and have been living at Selwyn College and have loved every minute of it. The scholarship helped take the pressure off paying for my accommodation ...

  • Otago 2nd year

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Hello,   This year has been going great! Really enjoying my course of Environmental Management. Also have been loving flatting life down here in Dunedin.   My goal after my I finish my degree is a postgraduate diploma in Wildlife Management, and it is a very popular course which requir...

  • I was one of the recipients of the scolarship from Trident High

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Hello,   My name is Sandra Baresic and I was one of the recipients of the scolarship from Trident High School last year.First of all thank you for my scholarship, it has been a great help for paying my course and living fees, I appreciate it. Not long ago I didnt know there was a blog, but th...

  • I would like to thank you for your scholarship over the last fo

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I would like to thank you for your scholarship over the last four years. I have successfully finished my undergraduate degree in Science majoring in Earth Science with an A average. This year I am beginning my Masters degree and am very excited about learning a new set of research, public speaking a...

  • It was all worth it!

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I was awarded the BOP Education Trust scholarship at the 2007 Trident High School prizegiving before commences my studies at The University of Auckland in 2008.   I have since then completed my 3 year BSc degree majoring in Chemistry and Statistics and just over a month ago I was awarded my f...

  • News from a 2006 recipient

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I was one of the lucky recipients of a Bay of Plenty Education Trust scholarship in 2006 and have just completed my final fourth year studying Food Technology at Massey University.   I'm happy to advise you that I have been successful in gaining a position with Heinz Wattie's in Hastings. I s...

  • Second semester is half way through

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Second semester is half way through and I am really enjoying my change of course.   Environment and Society covers the environmental issues that the world is faced with, including pollution and the effected areas, population, food production, fuels ect. I find it really interesting and am thi...

  • Busy at University

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I am so glad that this blog is up and running.   My names Emmie Corrigall, and I received the Bay of Plenty Education Trust scholarship end of 2008. I am now in my second year of university at Waikato University, and am thoroughly enjoying it even though it is very hard work! I am double majo...

  • It is the beginning of the 2nd semester

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    It is the beginning of the 2nd semester and I am looking forward to what it has instore :)   I am not continuing with the Health Science papers as I am going towards an environmental and animal major. I was pleased with my results from the first semester as I struggled with both Chem and Phys...

  • So ¬†exams are creeping up FAST!!!

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Only around four weeks till my first.   I have one last terms test, which is for HUBS and it is coming up this saturday. So i will be head down bum up all week trying to master he nervous system, brain and enocrine system.   Im also starting with UMAT tutorials. UMAT is a test that is ...

  • So Otago is lovely! Much cooler than I am use to

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I am sorry that I have only just got in touch now, I had tried earlier but my user name or password was just not playing along, then I got caught up with the uni workload.   So Otago is lovely! Much cooler than I am use to, Whakatane weather really does not condition one for Dunedin's winter....