Viv joined Core in 2014 as Early Years Team Leader. She has 25 years experience in early childhood education including teaching, management and leadership, lecturing in teacher education and in professional development and learning.
Viv has specialist skills and experience in leadership, mentoring and educational management and is passionate about early childhood environments and curriculum. She also brings a vast knowledge of early childhood pedagogy and practice, critical inquiry and review. During her career Viv has engaged in many leadership roles within the Christchurch early childhood community and across Aotearoa. Viv is committed to life long learning, she inspires and supports others to drive change. At the heart of her work is a strong people focus, deep understanding of early learning and a passion for the lives of the very young.