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Nikki Kaye’s Press Release – Court action looming over state integrated schools

Court action looming over state integrated schools The Government’s recent school infrastructure announcement excludes State Integrated Schools which they believe breaches their agreement with the Crown, National’s Education Spokesperson Nikki Kaye says. “Education Minister Chris Hipkins has said State Integrated Schools can use attendance dues to modernise or upgrade their buildings. Mr Hipkins clearly doesn’t [...]

Nikki Kaye’s Press Release – Court action looming over state integrated schools2019-12-06T09:49:47+13:00

Congratulations to Students and Teachers

St Kevin's College, Oamaru won the Schick Secondary Schools National Basketball Premier A competition with a win over Dunstan High School 68-50.  The A competition is for schools with smaller rolls. Baradene College, Auckland, defended their NZSS Girls Premier Lotto title they won last by beating Hillcrest High School, Hamilton 3-0. Jamie Kestle, Francis Douglas Memorial College, won the [...]

Congratulations to Students and Teachers2019-11-26T09:07:58+13:00

Education News

ALL-OF-GOVERNMENT CONTRACT All State and State-integrated schools are eligible to join All-of-Government (AoG) contracts. Over 800 schools are already using one or more contracts. The contracts cover a number of goods and services, including: • IT hardware • Electricity • Print services • Office supplies • Banking services • Reticulated gas • Rental vehicles • [...]

Education News2019-10-22T11:40:47+13:00

Education News

PRIME MINISTER'S VOCATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has launched the Prime Minister’s Vocational Excellence Award. The award aims to raise the status of vocational study and recognise the achievements of students excelling in vocational education. The award  award and $2000 prize money can be presented to the top student in each school. NZCEO [...]

Education News2019-09-06T12:22:18+13:00

Policy Update

A NEW WAY TO DELIVER LEARNING SUPPORT New Zealanders want an education system where all children and young people can take part in education and can learn and achieve, whatever their needs or differences. One in five children and young people need some kind of learning support. The Learning Support Action Plan 2019 - 2025 [...]

Policy Update2019-07-30T13:56:37+13:00

Congratulations to Students and Teachers

St Mary's College, Auckland: Taumaia Malolo, Danika Manse and Tyler  Tevagawho have been named in the Samoa U16 Girls Basketball team, which will compete in the FIBA Asia Championship. Marian College, Christchurch: Brie Ellen Harding and the Canterbury Baby Hawks placed second at the world Softball Championships.  Kate Taylor has been selected for the NZ U16 [...]

Congratulations to Students and Teachers2019-07-31T12:00:30+13:00

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+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
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