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ACG Education Council appoints John Morris


ACG Education Council appoints John Morris

07 November, 2012, Auckland. Education specialist John Morris has had a busy week of appointments. He has been welcomed as a member of the ACG Education Council and Minister Joyce has also announced John’s appointment to the Tertiary Education Council.

ACG Managing Director, Ian King says, “We are delighted that John Morris is joining our Council and look forward to applying his in-depth knowledge for the benefit of ACG students in New Zealand and overseas and to the significant number of international students coming to New Zealand.”

John Morris is a secondary education specialist with nearly 40 years’ experience in the sector. John has held a number of leadership roles, including Headmaster at Auckland Grammar School and Takapuna Grammar School, Deputy Principal at Avondale College and HOD at Kelston Boys’ High School.

John is founding Chairman of the Association of Cambridge Schools in New Zealand and a Board member of Education New Zealand. He is also on the advisory panel for the new Pre-U qualification introduced in the UK by University of Cambridge International Exams and a member of the NZQA/MoE Steering Group reviewing University Entrance. John is a former Chairman of the Education Forum, an education lobby group and think-tank, and a former member of the University of Auckland Council.

In 1999, John was awarded a Woolf Fisher Fellowship for Outstanding Educational Leadership.

John has been actively involved in sports as a successful soccer player, coach and Chairman of the NZ Football Association (2002 to 2008). He is a skilled writer and a regular presenter at international education conferences.
John Morris joins Sir John Graham, Colin Prentice and ACG Managing Director Ian King on the ACG Education Council.

ACG Schools are known for their student-focused approach to learning, forward thinking and top educational and sporting achievements. ACG Senior College is New Zealand’s top Cambridge school, while ACG Parnell College was recently listed as the top Auckland school for university entrance pass rates by Metro Magazine.

ACG Group comprises:
Private schools in New Zealand
• ACG Senior College
• ACG Strathallan
• ACG Parnell
• ACG Sunderland

International Schools in Vietnam and Indonesia
• ACG International School Vietnam
• ACG International School Jakarta
International Colleges in New Zealand
• ACG English School
• ACG New Zealand International College
• ACG Norton College


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