Dr Laurie Thew

Dr Laurie Thew is a recently retired Principal of Manurewa Central School. Laurie was on our first 2007 SLPP cohort.

With 43 years in education, he is well respected and informs the board of much of the ‘coal-face’, research and leadership developments in education. He has served on a number of local, regional and national educational advisory groups and has been recognised by the New Zealand Principals’ Federation, the New Zealand Educational Institute and the Auckland Primary Principals Association. He was made a member of the New Zealand Order of Merit for Services to Education in 2004 and joined Springboard Trust’s board in 2009.

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