We work with a number of high quality education agents throught the world - they are a crucial part of our team. The Marlborough Girls' College's International Programme is committed to remain small to enable us to offer an integrated, New Zealand experience, and the highest standard of care and support. We like to work with agents who reflect our values and are committed to prioriting the well-being of the individual.
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MGC International Team
Heather Summerscales, International Student Support Co-ordinator
Heather has worked in hospitality, has run a motel with her husband, and is the mum of two teenage daughters. Heather's role is to look after the girls' well-being at school and at home, organise fun activities and events to help build friendships and showcase New Zealand, and support the homestay families.
Tracey Hughes, International Dean and ESOL Teaching Assistant (TA)
Tracey has a teaching background, teaching within New Zealand and overseas with a focus on ESOL. As a TA, Tracey supports the girls in class to overcome language barriers and integrate within the school community. In a Dean role, Tracey facilitates academic and learning guidance to ensure that each learner has the opportunities to fulfil their potential.
Tracey has traveled extensively, has lived and worked in Hong Kong and Japan, and a mum to Jade.
Zoe Gray, International Director
Zoe has worked in secondary education marketing in the UK and NZ. Zoe's role is to oversee the international team and ensure that Marlborough Girls' College offers a high quality experiences, growth and diversity and global citizenship education throughout the school.
Toni Brooks, ESOL Teaching Assistant (TA)
With a background in Youth Work and training, and a passion for culture, Toni provides ESOL support in class to ensure that language is not a barrier to the learners reaching their full potential. Toni and her family have hosted numberous international students for MGC and have travelled around the world (a few times!).
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