N.Y.M. Foundation creates the best value educational products to help children world-wide lead successful lives.
This has been achieved by collaborating with key partners to create products which are clearly aligned to our collective visions.
We now run shelter homes, schools and a reasonable mess that helps such needy young people. We also have our helpline offices spread throughout the country so one can approach us anytime they need help.
Visiting Neuralink in California.
Great Duck Race Fundraiser.
Core members of our foundation, supported by volunteers.
Paul Blackman the founder of WordSmart Prolexia brings his 40 years’ experience
as a qualified primary and secondary school teacher, secondary school guidance counsellor and resource teacher of learning and behaviour (R.T.L.B) to create a unique highly effective learning experience for all students aged 3-14 to become
fluent confident readers. He has sought and partnered with world class scientists and practitioners. Paul is totally committed to achieving his dream of “Leaving no student
behind” in New Zealand and beyond. Being invited to speak at the World Literacy Summitt held at Oxford University in April 2023 has been a highlight of his career. Paul has been invited to be part of the Task Force working to eliminate Illiteracy in 40 cities by 2040.
Johanna is a language teacher and holds a B.A, Dip. Teachng and Cambridge Dip. TEFLA. She started her career teaching English in New Zealand secondary schools and has taught in Switzerland and English language schools in Christchurch, Rotorua and Whitianga. She has also been an examiner for IELTS.
Johanna has travelled widely and loves learning language. She is fluent in German, and also speaks Dutch and French. Johanna enjoys gardening, walking and reading.
Blair boasts a robust foundation in ICT and digital marketing/sales, intricately intertwined with a understanding of mindfulness and cultivating a resilient mindset in children of all ages.
Within Blair lies an ardent desire—a fervent wish—for every child to experience an equal and unhindered opportunity, irrespective of their circumstances or neurodiversity.
Building the next generation of resilient minds for the future.
Stephen KnightlyEd-Tech Consultant.
Stephen Knightly who will manage this project is New Zealand’s most experienced
gamification consultant and educational game designer.
He is currently Managing Director of In Game also includes being the Director of technology and the Innovation marketing agency Pursuit PR, Chairperson of the
New Zealand Game Developers Association, a mentor at the Lighting Lab digital business accelerator and advisory board member of AUT University’s CoLab multidisciplinary team.