Roween is a Director of The Education Group, a highly successful independent education consulting company based in Auckland New Zealand who works in partnership with Growth Coaching International.

Roween has a strong background in teaching and school leadership and has been a director of The Education Group since 2009. Prior to this, she was a leader and Principal in Primary Schools. She brings recent experience and expertise in all areas of school leadership and governance and works in education in a wide range of roles throughout New Zealand.

Roween is a Senior Practitioner with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council and a Growth Coaching International Accredited Coach. She has supported the development and delivery of a full range of coaching programmes and actively engages in implementing a coaching approach within schools and in Kāhui Ako across Aotearoa.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Master of Educational Management (1st Class Hons) – The University of Auckland
  • Diploma in Teacher Education – The University of Auckland
  • Diploma in Teaching New Zealand Department of Education
  • Auckland Teachers College Diploma
  • Leadership: An Evolving Vision - Summer School - Harvard University Graduate School of Education
  • Senior Practitioner - European Mentoring and Coaching Council
  • Accredited Coach - Growth Coaching International


  • ASB/APPA Travelling Fellowship – The Effectiveness of Professional Development

Special Interest Areas:

  • Strengthening Leadership and Organisations
  • Leadership and Team Coaching and Collaborative Inquiry
  • Strategic Planning and Implementation
  • Review and Change support
  • Delivering high quality, differentiated professional development and learning
  • Supporting Professional Learning Communities
  • Design and delivery of curriculum, including developing effective pedagogical approaches
  • Developing students as coaches
  • Strengthening cultural capabilities
  • Leadership Appointments