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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 APIS2019-03-18T13:40:22+13:00

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+13:00

We need to listen to young people about climate change

The following op-ed was written by Cardinal John and originally posted on Stuff.co.nz, click here to link to the original article. OPINION: Young people are protesting on Friday about the slow pace of international action on climate change. We need to listen to them. Many decision-makers in the governments, businesses, community organisations and churches of the [...]

We need to listen to young people about climate change2019-03-14T08:16:15+13:00

Policy Update

STUDENT PRIVACY The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has asked us to share their Back to school FAQs, which provides guidance around student information. Link here. Example questions are: Can a school give student information to a DHB dental service? Can a school publish a child’s information? Can a school put parent details in a school directory? [...]

Policy Update2019-03-01T09:32:44+13:00

Christmas Message of Hope from Bishop Charles Drennan

"Faith shows us that beyond natural justice there is something more," says Bishop Charles Drennan Very occasionally the world seems united. We had that experience this year. People of every nation and culture focused on the same event: we waited with baited breath to see the outcome of the rescue mission of the [...]

Christmas Message of Hope from Bishop Charles Drennan2019-01-28T09:25:43+13:00

RSTAANZ Executive Committee

The following have been elected on the Religious Studies Teachers Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (RSTAANZ) Executive Committee for 2019-2020. Our congratulations and best wishes for them in their work: Andrew Murray (Sacred Heart Girls' College, New Plymouth) Vice President Colin MacLeod (National Centre for Religious Studies) Amjad Ali (Al-Madinah School) Maria Fouhy (De La [...]

RSTAANZ Executive Committee2018-12-04T16:05:08+13:00

Policy Update

TEACHING COUNCIL ELECTIONS A reminder that nominations for the new board of the Teaching Council open 23 November and close 25 January. Voters in seven teaching sectors will elect seven board members, one teacher and one principal from the primary and secondary sectors, one teacher and one leader from early childhood education, and one teacher [...]

Policy Update2018-12-04T15:56:00+13:00

Policy Update

SCHOOL PAYMENT REQUESTS School payment requests may vary from school to school but there is no charge for education at a state integrated school for domestic students aged 5 – 19 years. Proprietors of integrated schools may charge attendance dues, which are enforceable, but the level of these must not be greater than the amount [...]

Policy Update2018-12-04T15:59:08+13:00

Policy Update

SCHOOL PAYMENT REQUESTS School payment requests may vary from school to school but there is no charge for education at a state integrated school for domestic students aged 5 – 19 years. Proprietors of integrated schools may charge attendance dues, which are enforceable, but the level of these must not be greater than the amount [...]

Policy Update2018-12-04T15:54:15+13:00

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+13:00
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