providing professional development and resources for educators and the community for over 20 years
Auckland-based literacy and education consultant
Murray Gadd is an independent literacy consultant who works nationally and internationally on literacy issues, particularly reading and writing. For the Ministry of Education, he led the team that developed the national English exemplars, he wrote 'Effective Literacy Practice in Years 5 to 8' and he worked closely on the English sections of the NZ Curriculum. He is a member of the Ministry's national Literacy Reference Group. He currently works with school leaders and teachers across New Zealand on a range of literacy projects designed to raise student achievement levels. He is also completing a PhD for the University of Auckland. Murray lives on Waiheke Island.