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Congratulations to Students & Teachers

Auckland Diocese: Baradene College, Auckland: Chelsea Sharp has been selected for the Touch NZ 2019 U16 mixed team. Jorga Gantley with her medal. Carmel College, Auckland: Sionann Murphy (Y10) broke the NZ U17 Para records in both shot put and discus at the Auckland and Waikato Championships. Natalya Carter represented NZ at the [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2019-04-08T11:04:19+12:00

Tomorrow’s Schools submission from APIS

APIS is sharing its response to the Our Schooling Futures: Stronger Together report to all its stakeholders as a way of engaging with our Proprietors and Schools.  Our submission has focused on the potential challenges for integrated schools if changes are implemented. Please click here to read our letter. Please click here to read our Tomorrow's [...]

Tomorrow’s Schools submission from APIS2019-05-31T10:40:55+12:00

Condolences from Pope Francis

His Holiness Pope Francis was deeply saddened to learn of the injury and loss of life caused by the senseless acts of violence at two Mosques in Christchurch, and he assures all New Zealanders, and in particular the Muslim community, of his heartfelt solidarity in the wake of these attacks. Mindful of the efforts of [...]

Condolences from Pope Francis2019-03-18T09:58:28+12:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

Pompallier Catholic College, Whangarei:  At the NZSS para-athlete event, Daniel Meyer won gold in the shot put.  He also won silver in the discus with a NZ record for his classification. St Francis Xavier Catholic School, Whangarei: Tamatea Davis, Keakealani Seve and Luka Roulston competed at the Waka Ama Nationals at Lake Karapiro.  All three made their [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2019-03-01T09:57:33+12:00

Leadership and Vision in a state-integrated school

In a recent edition of the NZSTA monthly magazine STAnews, one of our state-integrated schools featured: Leadership and Vision in a state-integrated school Maria Adams, one of our NZSTA Study Award winners for 2018, is a proprietor’s representative on the board of trustees at St Joseph’s School, Kaikōura. Maria attended the Proclaim 2018 Conference held [...]

Leadership and Vision in a state-integrated school2018-10-11T17:25:27+12:00

Policy Update

EDUCATION COUNCIL SEEKING PCTS FOR MENTORING PILOT The Education Council is launching a new induction and mentoring pilot. Tuakana Teina aims to harness the skills and knowledge of experienced mentor teachers and match them with a limited number of beginning teachers (PCTs) who are looking for a mentor. It went live on 15 August 2018. [...]

Policy Update2018-10-05T16:00:45+12:00

Growing Up in New Zealand Study Report

The latest report from the Growing Up in New Zealand study by Superu and the University of Auckland reveals: Our families are ethnically diverse: a third of children are born to at least one parent who did not grow up in New Zealand and where at least one parent is multilingual. Almost half of all families [...]

Growing Up in New Zealand Study Report2018-08-13T08:47:55+12:00

Evangelising and Forming Families in the Joy of the Gospel

One of our staff recently attended the National Catholic Education Convention in Cincinnati, Ohio. The following is a summary of one of the seminars attended: Evangelising and Forming Families in the Joy of the Gospel Dr. Kathie Amidei, Pastoral Associate, St. Anthony on the Lake Parish in Wisconsin, USA. Today's young parents are [...]

Evangelising and Forming Families in the Joy of the Gospel2018-05-17T13:45:59+12:00

The value of cultural diversity

Article courtesy of The Spinoff Parents (https://thespinoff.co.nz/category/parenting/). Link here Photo supplied by NZCEO A mum begs Pasifika and Māori parents and friends to join the school board The only Pasifika woman on a school board talks about the dangers of a lack of diversity – and makes a plea for other parents to support their [...]

The value of cultural diversity2018-03-22T14:45:35+12:00

Stop the Traffik

Lesson resources have been developed for senior primary and secondary schools by STOP THE TRAFFIK, an overseas organisation dedicated to preventing human trafficking. This issue was identified by Pope Francis as form of slavery which is “unfortunately increasingly widespread, which involves every country, even the most developed, and touches the most vulnerable people in society: [...]

Stop the Traffik2018-03-23T15:43:14+12:00
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