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Catholic Education Convention 2018

Tēnā koutou katoa The Catholic Education Convention 2018 is over and it has been a resounding success. Thank you to all of you that attended.  Thank you to the many people who contributed to its success – our presenters, our conference team, our venue staff, those in the Catholic community who gave their [...]

Catholic Education Convention 2018 2018-06-23T03:58:25+00:00

New Resource: Formation Videos

NZCEO and NCRS have collaborated to support Boards and Principals with the ongoing formation of staff in Catholic Special Character. If learning is a lifelong ambition of our education system then our continual formation in faith is an important part of our commitment to ensuring the authenticity of our programmes. Together we have developed over [...]

New Resource: Formation Videos 2018-06-20T13:34:20+00:00

Policy Update

Bright Spot Awards These Education Hub awards are open until June 1 and worth up to $75,000 over two years to support the design, development and evaluation of within school innovation Visit their website for more information. Maximum Roll Increase Applications The Ministry of Education has invited us to remind Proprietors to allow six months for the [...]

Policy Update 2018-06-01T15:32:39+00:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

St John’s School, Auckland: Rico Bonnici winner of 8yr and under Waltz, second for Foxtrot, Cha Cha & Jive at the Kiwi Classic Ballroom Competition. Kavanagh College, Dunedin: Erika Fairweather (Y10) competed at the National Age Group Swimming Championships and came first in four categories and second in two categories. Anita Samasoni and Annabelle Ring [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers 2018-05-31T15:43:12+00:00

Policy Update

Education Summits More than 1,500 people from the education sector are attending two Education Summits in Auckland and Christchurch this month. For those unable to attend, the Summit events will be followed by regional and other opportunities to be involved, including an online survey. A video about the initative, featuring the Prime Minister, is also [...]

Policy Update 2018-05-02T14:55:07+00:00

Missionary Discipleship in the Digital Age

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: Speakers Caroline Cerveny MA, CMin and Andrea Chavez-Kopp from NCEA presented an interactive seminar discussing the challenges and opportunities that digital tools have created from a faith perspective and described [...]

Missionary Discipleship in the Digital Age 2018-05-01T17:09:17+00:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

McAuley High School, Otahuhu:  On the back page of the 12 March 2018 Education Gazette advertisement for the Prime Minister’s Excellence Awards, the school was featured with a photo and a statement “At McAuley High School, we worked to foster our students’ connection to their culture and identity by bringing in Samoan and Tongan teachers.” [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers 2018-05-02T14:54:20+00:00

St Johns College, Hastings Recognised by the National Commission for UNESCO

Courtesy of St Johns College, Hastings St Johns College has been successfully implementing and embedding a unique structure of project work – which is interdisciplinary and students undertake in their own time outside of class. The work involves social enterprise, HYDRA program, and the National Poverty Index. There is a growing consensus internationally that the [...]

St Johns College, Hastings Recognised by the National Commission for UNESCO 2018-05-01T15:57:29+00:00

Pope Francis on the Importance of Education

Article courtesy of ‘The Gonzagan’, the weekly newsletter of St. Aloysius’ College, Milson Point, NSW, 14 June 2013 (Link to newsletter) Pope Francis on the Importance of Education Pope Francis met with students and teachers from Italian and Albanian Jesuit schools in Rome in June 2013. At the sight of the enthusiastic young people, the [...]

Pope Francis on the Importance of Education 2018-03-26T17:04:41+00:00

Congratulations Students & Teachers

Students from St John’s Primary, Mairangi Bay. Photo courtesy of the Education Gazette. Kavanagh College, along with John McGlashan College and Columba College, all in Dunedin, were the subject of a major article in the NZ Herald, 26 February 2018, on their work in agriculture. Kavanagh College has introduced agribusiness as a subject, [...]

Congratulations Students & Teachers 2018-05-01T16:03:47+00:00
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