- Kim Proctor-WesternFacilitator
A Specialist Fisheries Maritime Lawyer, Kim works part time as a facilitator for TANZ eCampus offering her expertise to students completing courses from the New Zealand Diploma in Business.
“Teaching is in my DNA, my parents are both educators, my siblings are educators and my grandmother too! I can’t help myself,” says Kim. “I love to share knowledge and guide people to apply that knowledge. Recently one of my students came to me with a contract she had drafted, I couldn’t offer her much by the way of comments and improvements as she had done such a good job! And I empowered her to do that!”
- Donna PetryFacilitator
Donna Petry is a senior facilitator with more than 26 years’ experience lecturing in the tertiary sector.
“Helping people to grow, develop and achieve their goals is what drives me to work with students,” says Donna. “The TANZ eCampus online learning platform really helps students to move through the courses with relative ease. It’s great.”
Donna facilitates courses from the New Zealand Diploma in Business.
- Shaw JamesFacilitator
Shaw James is an experienced facilitator with a background in management. He currently facilitates courses from the New Zealand Certificate of Business and the New Zealand Diploma of Business.
“I enjoy seeing the lights come on when I work with students,” says Shaw. I really like working with motivated students who want to add value to our society.”
In his spare time, Shaw enjoys family, reading and snow skiing.
- Bryony TesarFacilitator
Giving her students confidence in their own abilities, Bryony Tesar sees her role as a facilitator guiding and empowering her students.
“I always encourage my students to read my postings online and then follow their own learning path. They should also take advantage of our online forums by sharing their knowledge and learning from others,” says Bryony.
Bryony facilitates courses from the New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) and The New Zealand Diploma in Business (Accounting).
- Rob MeadowsFacilitator
To see people grow in their abilities, confidence, and self-esteem is what drives, Rob Meadows to teach.
“It’s great to see students achieve because of completing study. Knowing my students have made amazing life changing decisions and carved new paths for themselves and their families is a real highlight,” says Rob.
Rob facilitates TANZ eCampus online project management courses including the New Zealand Certificate in Project Management.
- Barbara StokesFacilitator
A marketing specialist, Barbara facilitates many of the New Zealand Diploma in Business courses for TANZ eCampus.
“I am passionate about supporting students to achieve their goals, I endeavour to create a positive learning experience that is inclusive and encouraging,” says Barbara. “A highlight for me is the relationships I build with my students and the trust they place in me as their facilitator and mentor.”
- Will SowardFacilitator
‘Will is a photographer, filmmaker and digital creative, he facilitates many TANZ eCampus courses directly related to the Creative Industry.’
“I see so many learners begin their study with some ability, but little confidence in what they’re capable of. These online courses confirm to learners that they have a good base level of skill. This then lifts them up and helps them see that they can achieve great things. I can think of many times where learners have advanced their careers because of what they have discovered about themselves during their study,” says Will.
- Melanie BaynesFacilitator
Knowing that students who complete study will most likely experience career benefits to help their future is what drives Melanie Baynes to teach.
“I enjoy working with students throughout their learning journey and seeing how they go from strength to strength in all aspects of their work. TANZ eCampus offers people the opportunity to study in their own time, yet be connected to a team of people who are committed to providing an excellent learning experience for them,” she says.
Melanie is a facilitator of leadership courses from the New Zealand Certificate of Business and the New Zealand Diploma of Business.
- Rhonda McSkimmingFacilitator
An experienced facilitator and administrator, with years under her belt working in tertiary environments, Rhonda McSkimming facilitates administration and technology courses for TANZ eCampus.
“I greatly enjoy seeing students succeed with my help and support. It is an incredibly satisfying feeling when they ‘get-it’,” says Rhonda.
In her spare time, Rhonda enjoys sewing, reading, walking, and travel.
- Klaasz BrukelFacilitator
Klaasz Breukel is senior graphic designer, visual artist and lecturer with more than 20 years’ industry experience. Originally from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, he currently resides in sunny Nelson with his family.
Klaasz facilitates the graphic design courses at TANZ eCampus. “I love sharing my passion for design and get immense joy when things just fall into place for students and they start having fun with their newly learnt skills.” Klaasz seeks out the best resources available for his students and strives to inspire them with examples of spectacular art, designs and clever thinking.
- Steve HobsonFacilitator
A chartered accountant and teacher, Steve Hobson facilitates the New Zealand Diploma in Business - Introduction to Accounting and Taxation course.
As a facilitator, he says watching students succeed, no matter what age, no matter what level is very satisfying.
“It’s a real highlight when you see something ‘click’ with a student. Small successes are just as satisfying as the large,” says Steve.