Tatyana Duffin

Humanities and Business, 
Dean Year 1-9

Tatyana has lived in Tauranga since December 2015, joining ACG Tauranga at the start of 2018. Prior to relocating to the beautiful Bay of Plenty, she lived in Pukekohe with her family and taught at ACG Strathallan in Karaka, Auckland for seven years.

Tatyana has an extensive knowledge of the Primary and Lower Secondary Cambridge Curriculum, with a particular passion for teaching Mathematics, English and Humanities.

She has two sons, aged 13 and 16, and outside of school, she loves the outdoors and enjoys spending time with her two horses.

Tatyana teaches year 5, and is also the Dean of Year 1-9 students. She believes that her role as a tutor is significant in offering students a positive environment where they can develop self-confidence and a passion for learning. She encourages them to appreciate their personal strengths, explore their individuality and take responsibility for their own learning.

She hopes to inspire students to become engaged, lifelong learners.