Dilworth Appoints John Morris as a Board Member

Johnson Partners are delighted to have partnered with Dilworth School on the appointment of John Morris as a Board Member. John’s appointment is an important step forward as the Board seeks to strengthen educationalist influence and capability at the highest levels.

John Morris ONZM is acknowledged as one of New Zealand’s foremost and respected educational leaders who is recognised internationally for his strong contribution to secondary education.

He has had an extensive career in modern education leadership and governance having served as Headmaster of Auckland Grammar School with distinction. John has since advised a wide variety of schools on governance, strategy and development, with particular emphasis on raising student achievement.

More recently, John became the first Executive Principal of Crimson Global Academy (CGA), an online school that delivers real-time learning to students located globally. During his tenure, he oversaw the school’s creation, development and formal registration.

John also has significant governance experience, including the commercial Board of ACG Colleges Group. He was a Commissioner on the Tertiary Education Commission and a member of the University of Auckland Council.

Other education governance roles include being a member of the NZ Partnership Schools’ Board, chairing the Education Council of Aotearoa NZ Transition Board and serving as the founding Chairman of the Association of Cambridge Schools NZ.

John identifies strongly with Dilworth School’s values, mission and purpose and was delighted to accept an invitation to join the Board at a time when his unique skills, experience and wisdom will be fully utilised and valued.

“I will seek to provide a fresh perspective to the Dilworth Trust Board and apply my educational and governance experience to support the excellent work of Headmaster Dan Reddiex and his team”

Many thanks to the Dilworth Account Team – Simon Monks, Nicola Mirza, Olivia Monks and Wendy Sole.

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