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Director of ICT and e-Learning
Teacher of Digital technology Senior School
B.A. (Ed), B.Ed (Hons)
Phone: 04 388 0858
Cornél Führi has been employed at Scots College as the Director of ICT and e-Learning since January 2015. Originating from South Africa, she has lived in NZ since 2005 and has a teenage son who attends Rongotai College.
Cornél taught at an independent girls’ school in Lower Hutt, and spent a couple of years teaching in South Canterbury as well. Originally trained as a languages teacher (ESOL and German) she migrated into Technology, and in particular Computing because of personal interest and a passion for using devices to improve teaching and learning. Cornél is an experienced teacher of Digital Technologies and loves web design, 3D design and font creation. She currently teaches Level 3 / Year 13 Digital Technology where the students learn about programming, 3D design and web coding.
She first completed a B.A.Ed degree and started teaching in South Africa. In 2005, just before coming to New Zealand, she completed a B.Ed Honours degree specialising in Education, Training and Course Development through the University of Johannesburg in South Africa.
She loves to read and is keen on a good movie. Cornél is passionate about different cultures and languages and loves to travel internationally. She speaks Afrikaans and English fluently as well as conversational Italian and German and passable Dutch and Flemish.
Cornel has been selected as one of the Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts for New Zealand and she is passionate about using technology in classes for teaching and learning.
Teacher of Mathematics and Graphic Design in the Middle and Senior School
Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Applied Biology (Hons)
Phone 04 388 0850 ext 539
Rob is responsible for teaching graphic design in the middle school and mathematics in the senior school. 2016 is his 13th year of teaching at Scots College. In 2015 he completed a 12 week sabbatical which included school visits in China and Italy, and time in Europe.
Originally from Bristol, Rob completed his honours degree in applied biology at Demontfort University in 1992. His post graduate studies in education at Bath University were completed in 1994 and he taught science at Westfield Academy in the south of England for two years. He came to New Zealand in 1997 for the opportunity to race the New Zealand national mountain bike series and decided to make it home. Prior to starting at Scots College, he taught at Newlands College and Queen Margaret College in Wellington.
Rob is a Smith house tutor and takes an active role in all aspects of college life. He has a passion for cycle sports, particularly road racing, mountain biking and cyclocross. He manages and coaches the senior cycling team.
In his spare time Rob enjoys cooking for his family and friends, sampling New Zealand wines and going to the movies.