ROOM 5 Teacher

Email: tasi@pasadena.school.nz 

Talofa lava, my name is Mr Tasi and I am the teacher in Room 5. I taught for 5 years at Kelston Intermediate and enjoyed my first year at Pasadena Intermediate last year. I have three boys Benjamin who is 11, Esera who is 9 and Josiah who is 6. My wife Penny was born in South Africa and we have been married for 15 years. I am a New Zealand born Samoan with a family of 3 brothers and 3 sisters. I can’t tell you how old I am but let’s just say, a number between 30-50. I love sports, movies and food.

I am passionate about what I do and what I teach. Knowledge is power, education informs us to make the correct decisions or learn from what we experience. I am a huge believer in equipping young people with the necessary tools that are not only associated with academics. But life skills, that enable young people to become better citizens. I try to make the classroom a fun and inclusive environment that allows the children to feel confident with their learning and happy to take risks.

Education Review Office (ERO) Report

December 2017

The Education Review Office gave Pasadena Intermediate School an outstanding report following its most recent assessment visit. It noted that School data shows students achieving well in National Standards.

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Jonathan Hughes

Students at Pasadena always come first. In our learning environment students will learn, grow and develop socially, intellectually and culturally over the two years they are with us. We pride ourselves on providing an innovative and holistic education where personal excellence is achieved.

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