Average 3.76 based on 45 teacher ratings
Jan Anderson is a Principal/Math teacher at Otago Girls' High School located in Dunedin, Otago. When comparing Jan Anderson's ratings to other teachers in the region of Otago, Jan Anderson's ratings are below the average of 4.64 stars. Additionally, the average teacher rating at Otago Girls' High School is 4.36 stars.
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Aw. I love Jandy!!!!!!

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She's an amazing principal!!

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Despite all the 1 ratings from those before me, She's really helpful. Sure she doesn't seem to act that way but she was really really helpful when I was there

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Oh you haters... She's carrying OGHS back into the domain we used to dominate. Our image is changing with other school and is actually positive. Get to know her and do well for the school..

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GO JANDY! YOU ROCK!

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Theres a lot of negative comments here, but really Mrs Anderson is really nice - she attended my netball games and came to our choir competitions to support us, she's really kind once you know her.

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jan anderson has no respect for the students at otago girls. she does not care what happends to her students or who they are at all just the image they portray for the school. new principal?

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Mrs Anderson is a really good Prinicpal! I don't care what other people think but i reckon she has made our school a better place. She is always friendly and she doesn't only care about sports! Go Jan

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Shes not amazing, but she must be doing something right if the school does so well. If your going unnoticed, why not actually DO something that will get you in the spotlight? you know, just a hint.

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She only cares about the image of the school, i doubt she would notice if all the students left.

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I think Mrs Anderson is awesome! oghs is awesome she does support the school so much! and she made the school wat it is today which is a flippin sweet school!

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Its obvious that you are only concerned with our image! Sure, we should uphold our good rep, but please come down out of the clouds and look after us girls. After all, WE ARE THE SCHOOL!.We will never be Columba College or St Hildas Collegiate, we are Otago Girls. But yeah good job on some stuff you are doing... I suggest promote high acheivment too not just literacy..

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You never think of the students! its all about what the school looks like to other people1 well our school is really strict and never does anything! she should think more about the students than other people not in the school!1

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i loved the way she doesn't give up on you if you arent very good at maths or even dont try very hard. She never gives you the impression that you've disappointed her but still gives you an equal chance as everyone else. She doesnt have obvious favourites which is also very professional. Though saying this she does take you through the curriculum a tad fast for people who need an extra bit of help

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She only cares about her schools reputation and not about what goes on inside her school. She turns a blind eye to bullying, Stealing and alot of other crap.

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well she is okay but i think she needs to think more about what the students want, and not worry about what the school looks like as a whole so much. well in all shes not bad.

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Haha Jandy! What a legend! Though we are semi-private, don't you think? For the best, i guess.

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Yeah shes definitely the best teacher i've ever had. Best notes.. very clear and logical.Knows exactly what shes on about. Some people just take her sarcastic humour the wrong way sometimes.Always willing to help.

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Bad teacher! She was my form teacher and the class had 2 b silent! Sent most of the class out! Take a chill pill!

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this is the woman who made our school the way it is! rock on jan! keep it up!

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She maybe strict, but its for the best. She has made otago Girls into the best all round girls school in Dunedin. Educationally, sports, all round. The blazer policy is actually really good, i'll admit that our blazers look much more professional than jersesy or vests.

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I lvoe her sarcastic humour, but best of all she is actually a really good teacher, knows exactly what she is doing and is willing to help anyone.

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Yeah - strict man. BUT still ran a good school. Xtremly passionate about her students and where they'll end up. What's wrong with wanting to be the best. Jan rocked.

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works xtremly hard for our school, very big on girls education strict but fights for us and wants the best, stood up fr my mate who was in big trouble and helped her 2 get back on track. a bit heavy on the unifrm rulz but thats life i guess

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I agree...she still takes an interest in her ex girls even if they weren't 'stars' at school. She still has pride in what we do aye!!!

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the old school is a cool school. she does have a image for the school and she takes a real pride in us ones that have moved on

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Still think we are at the best girls skool in town. Luv it here. She still keeps it on top in a lot of things. She mst be doing something right!!!!

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I learnt soooo much in her class, she knew what she was doing and got the class to actually work, which is rather difficult these days

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She was the best maths teacher eva taught me so much a slite bt angry bt i still learnt hepz

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I love Mrs Anderson shes awsome!! but she somethimes thinks of only the school image and not alot about the girls and what they want!!

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U are an awesome teacher! SO FUNNY love ur saracsmn! taught me heaps!

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If she is such a great teacher I wonder why she feels the need to constantly reminds us of her teaching experience and qualifications, whenever anyone questions her. Just because you've had years of experience at something, doesn't mean you're any good at it.

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I beleive she is a very good teacher with good content knowledge, but i dropped statistics because within teh first day she got really angry for very little reasons. I felt as though i was back in primary school again.

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There are 800 students in our school, do you no 800 people personally? Its a hard job to do that and run a well respected school to. She does care about all sports and cultural events, very proud of school acheivements.Its harsh some people to judge her for not being able to please 800 pupils + staff + community at the same time. Great principle :):):)

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i find she doesnt consider everyones opinion. and isnt that nice.

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She did not have any idea who people were after 5 years there or even that they were 7th form. Doesnt care about any sports but netball, vollyball and basketball. Also not helpfull when had meetings and never did anything about probs. Missed an organised meeting because she was to busy on the phone once, we waited for at least 15 minutes!

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she needs to promote cultural activities more not just sports!!! i feel i could never talk to her she doesnt seem like a very approachable person

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Mrs Anderson is an awesome maths teacher! her notes are very clear and the teachings are always well set out. makes maths very easy to learn i also love her dry sense of humour

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She's the Principle, she's great.

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I guess she's quite nice, but I don't think that she supports everyone in the school because she doesn't really support all sports, just the ones that are really good, or are really popular.

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Mrs Anderson is very helpful.Possibly, infact probably the best teacher I've ever had. Her notes are excellent and shes is very helpful. Everyone i've asked about her has said nothing but good things.

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Mrs Anderson is actually a really nice lady. I don't understand why people dont think very highly of her as she has only moved the school forward, not back.

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People think too harshly of her, she is actually really nice and does care. Its just a thing, people tend not to like principles...although her kindness does take a while to show, so give her sometime

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Mrs. Anderson is a pretty good principal. She supports everyone and has made the school a better place! I don't know about the blazer rule though!

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Mrs Anderson is a gem to work with and has always supported the students, even when what they are going through has nothing to do with school

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