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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 Report 2018-08-13T08:47:55+00:00

Policy Update

PAYMENT BY PARENTS CIRCULAR Boards of Trustees and proprietors need to be award of this recent circular, which updates what may be charged for, and what can only be a donation. While the information has not changed the layout and explanatory information has been redeveloped.  Read more. EDUCATION SUMMIT INFORMATION Excerpts from a press release [...]

Policy Update 2018-07-31T10:46:03+00:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

Bullying-Free Awards: Performance category: Joint Winner: Year 4, Elim Christian College, Auckland, Highly Commended: Year 6, St Joseph's Catholic School, Matamata, link here. Print category: Special Merit: Siobhan Taylor, Year 8, St Bernadette's School, Christchurch, link here. PowerPoint category: Winner: Kate Timbers, Gina Devcich, Grace Coxhead & Molly O'Sullivan, Sacred Heart Girls' College, Hamilton, link here. The [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers 2018-07-31T11:11:18+00:00

Payments by parents of students in schools

From the Ministry of Education (July 2018), click here to access original. Circular 2018/01 - Payments by parents of students in schools Summary Chart The following summary chart provides an easier way of understanding payment charges. Click here to download as a printable PDF. Circular Date 22 June 2018 | Circular 2018/01 | Category Financial Governance This circular [...]

Payments by parents of students in schools 2018-07-30T09:10:11+00:00

Policy Update

EDUCATION CONVERSATION | KŌRERO MĀTAURANGA The Ministerial review of Tomorrow's Schools continues. A new online hub has been launched at conversation.education.govt.nz. It has number of resources to help people in communities, schools and workplaces hold their own conversations about the future of education and learning. The website also has progress updates on the Government's Education [...]

Policy Update 2018-06-28T15:35:54+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 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

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 diversity 2018-03-22T14:45:35+00:00

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 Traffik 2018-03-23T15:43:14+00:00
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