If you are after independent advice about education in general and mathematics in particular then please get in touch with Ian. He is a New Zealand Ministry of Education accredited facilitator and hi company Learning Adventures New Zealand Ltd is on the PLD panel of companies approved to deliver ministry funded PLD to New Zealand schools.


Ian has as wealth of experience in education, including time as a classroom teacher, school principal, maths advisor, numeracy facilitator, college of education lecturer and as a parent. Ian is enthusiastic to share his experiences and pass on what he has learnt so please get in touch.

Feedback from teachers and principals:

  • Ian has facilitated professional development that teachers have responded to with interest and enthusiasm. The staff meetings, resources, observations and helpful feedback have resulted in significant changes in teaching practice and student learning. Clifford
  • It was a great workshop Ian – really practical and a good pace, there was also something there for everyone. Thanks very much.  Debbie
  • It was an excellent session thanks!  Kay
  • Lots of ‘buzz’ generated and ongoing after your last session. Thanks!  Marie
  • Thank you very much for your incredibly inspirational workshop last week. My colleagues were totally excited about all of the practical ideas that you shared with us as we have been putting into practice in our classes this week.  Jo
  • Yes, thanks for the afternoon. I know it gave me a few things to consider. You are so right about the engagement side of things, especially with boys. Thanks  Hamish
  • Thanks again for an enjoyable and very inspiring session on Tues. Have heard lots of casual positive comments already.  Marie
  • I really enjoyed your session last Thursday, very practical and inspiring. Cheers  Raylene
  • My senior class teacher has been using some of your investigative activities already and created some great variations – he’s very excited about the students’ reactions. Have a great day. God bless,  Bethany