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Adie Haultain

Principal Academic Staff Member

Adie HaultainQualifications

  • M Ed (Tertiary) – Massey University
  • PG Dip Ed (Adult Ed) – Massey University
  • NZTC Teacher Registration (STC)
  • Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Adult Ed) - Wintec
  • Grad Dip TESOL - Wintec
  • Ministry of Education Accredited facilitator of PDL

Areas of specialisation

  • Teacher training and development
  • Adult and tertiary teaching
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Mentoring offshore tertiary teachers
  • Teacher training workshops – Tertiary, High School, Primary

​​Work Experience

  • 2008 - currently- Principal Academic Staff Member (currently) – Centre for Education and Foundation Pathways – Wintec
  • 2003 – 2008- Mentor Teacher and Part time academic staff member – Wintec
  • 2002 - 2008- Coordinator of International Students– Gordonton Primary School​
  • 1994 - 2008- ESOL Teacher– Gordonton Primary School.

Professional Affiliations

  • TESOL Waikato

Research Activities​

Haultain, A. (2016).  “Picture Potential:  Using photographs in the English language classroom.  Paper presented at the 15th CLESOL Community Languages and English to Speakers of Other Languages) International Conference, 14-17th July, Hamilton New Zealand

Haultain, A. (2016). Unpublished Thesis.  “Picture Perfect: The potential of photos in the tertiary classroom” A two-year research project for M Ed (Tertiary)

Haultain, A. (2015).  Picture Perfect:  The potential of photographs in the tertiary classroom.  Paper presented at HERDSA New Zealand TERNZ (Tertiary Education Research in New Zealand) Conference 25-27 November, 2015, Auckland, New Zealand

Haultain, A. (2013). A picture is worth a thousand words: The empowering potential of using photo-elicitation within research and teaching. In G. Skyrme (Ed.), CLESOL 2012: Proceedings of the 13th National Conference for Community Languages and ESOL. Retrieved from http://www.tesolanz.org.nz/ 

Haultain, A. (2012).  A picture is worth a thousand words: The empowering potential of using photo-elicitation within research and teaching.  Paper presented at the 13th CLESOL (Community Languages and English to Speakers of Other Languages) International Conference, 4-7 October 2012, Palmerston North, New Zealand.

Research “Comparing expectations and experiences:  A case study of a small group of international students studying in a tertiary institute in New Zealand” 

Haultain, A., Edwards, S. (2010).  Secondary mainstream teachers’ awareness of their contribution to successful English language learning.  Paper presented at the 12th CLESOL (Community Languages and English to Speakers of Other Languages) Conference, 1-4 October 2010, Dunedin, New Zealand.