Shireen has a key role in realising our mission of tauira success by being responsive to the needs of our kaiako.
Position: Executive Director Academic Management, Delivery & Rangahau
Qualifications: PhD, MEd, BEd, BA, HDE
Shireen leads teaching and learning, programme management, programme delivery, ako wānanga and rangahau for our organisation. Shireen also provides executive support to Te Ihu Takiwā - the Auckland and Northland regions of our organisation.
Shireen brought high-level academic leadership experience to her career at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa which began in 2004. In her previous roles with Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, Shireen led the development and implementation of Te Rautaki Rangahau – our research strategy – which has enabled unprecedented levels of participation in the Performance-based Research Fund that resulted in 80 per cent of evidence portfolios receiving a quality category.