Osprey Learning Networks 2024

The Eastern Learning Network (ELN) established 2013

The Northern Learning Network (NLN) established 2021


Leadership to ensure the implementation and sustaining of school practice to positively impact learning and teaching.

A Partnering Facilitative Approach – Keeping the Goal in Mind

  • Implementing and sustaining leadership to realise growth in leading capabilities to positively impact learning and teaching.
  • Inquirying into what leadership looks like in your school and network context.
  • Bridging the gap between our learning at ELN/NLN and our leadership practice to implement and sustain learning, teaching and leading practice.
  • Ensuring the implementation and sustaining of school leading and teaching practice to positively impact learning and teaching.
  • Building cohesion and connectivity between Senior Leaders and Middle Leaders
  • Making connections at school and system (Kahui Ako) levels as we learn from each other.
  • Supporting leaders to upskill all teachers in having facilitative learning conversations.


  • Professional Learning underpinned by theory and research to grow leadership capabilities within and across schools
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with ELN/NLN schools
  • Breakfast workshops three times through the first second and third school terms and twice in the fourth term
  • Opportunities to participate in research
  • Presentations and workshops provided through Osprey Consulting by a highly regarded team of researchers and practitioners with Dr Howard Youngs as primary partner through re-new Leadership Development and Training
  • Online resources including all workshop videos and slides, access to ELN/NLN Forums and Learning Sessions.


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Maggie Ogram
Director - Osprey Consulting

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Dr. Howard Youngs
Director - Re-new Leadership Development and Training

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Mohamed Alansari
Kairangahau Matua | Senior Researcher

Deidre Le Fevre

Deidre Le Fevre
Professor - University of Auckland


Our team of researchers follow through with longitudinal research study into teacher collaborative inquiry practice in the both the ELN and NLN to provide members with feedback to further inform their learning needs in their context. The research continues to be shared as a resource on various platforms globally.


Revisiting and enriching collaborative learning using a members’ only website that provides:

  • video recording of each workshop
  • resource slides for each session
  • nuggets of learning as presented by ELN/NLN members
  • membership directory to facilitate further collaboration
  • workshop forums



Contact Us

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What Your Colleagues Are Saying

Osprey Learning Networks provide us with:

  • Quality presentation and speakers.
  • Well-paced interactive Workshops.
  • On-going co-created learning specific to our leadership team’s needs.
  • Time for us to reflect as a team in relation to what our Collaborative Leadership looks like to best impact school improvement.
  • The online resources provide us with the material to re- visit and unpack the learning content as a leadership team.