Kilty, Michael Thomas James Biography 1991

KILTY, Michael Thomas James
Principal, Taradale High School
Born Christchurch, 30 December 1944, son of Thomas Mitchell Kilty and Nancy Zoe (née Rossiter); married Helen Mary Hay, daughter of Alexander and Mary Hay, 1970; two sons one daughter.
Education: Papanui Primary School; Shirley Boys High School; Canterbury University, MA 1967; Christchurch Teachers College, Diploma Teaching 1968, Massey University, DipEd (Admin) 1984, Med (Admin) 1988; Woolf Fisher Fellow to Asia 1981; McKenzie Foundation for Education res grant 1983.
Teacher: Napier Boys High School 1968 – 1969, Linwood High School (Christchurch), 1970 – 1974, Riccarton High School (Head, Department of Geography 1974 – 1978, Head, Department of Social Studies, Geography 1978 – 1984) 1974 – 1984; Deputy Principal, Acting Principal, Taradale High School 1985, Principal 1986-; Member: National Geography Curriculum Development Committee 1977 – 1983, working party on social studies (national standards survey) 1983 – 1984; Government Appointee, social studies review (J2 to F4), 1984; UEB Chief Geog Examiner,  1983 – 1986; South Pacific Assessment Board Consultant, Fiji, 1987 -; Secondary schools’ representative, HB Polynesian Council, 1991 -; Executive Member, Secondary Principals Association of NZ, 1990 -.
Publications: articles in education journals on geography and school administration.
Sports: Member, Canterbury Rugby Referees Association 1967 – (Senior Referee 1972 – 1976, Executive Member 1977 – 1984), Hawkes Bay Rugby Referees Association 1968 – 1969; Executive Member, NZ Rugby Referees Association 1985 -; Member, Management Committee, HBRU 1986-.
Recreations: sporting, cultural activities associated with family, school.
Address: 64 Hetley Crescent, Taradale, Napier.

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