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Speaker - Dr Jean Mitaera

Jean is Cook Islands Maori, born and bred in Newtown, Wellington. Former senior policy adviser who has taught at Victoria University of Wellington and currently the Social Work Leader at Whitireia New Zealand. Jean is part of a Pasefika research team undertaking an Ako Aotearoa funded project entitled, ““Articulating and implementing a “pedagogy of success” for Pacific students in tertiary education”. A researcher, educator, trainer and facilitator.