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Catholic Schools Roll Report

July 2017 Roll Report   The sixty-six thousand Catholic school students represent 8.3% of the New Zealand school network, of which approximately two-fifths (29K) are Y1-6 Primary students and about two thousand less Y9-13 Secondary students (27K) and the remainder Y7-8 Intermediate level (11K), who may be in primary or secondary schools. Overall, [...]

Catholic Schools Roll Report 2018-03-03T11:30:27+00:00

The Catholic Elaborations on the Education Council’s Standards for the Teaching Profession

The vocation of teaching is reflected in a unique way within Catholic schools and this is lived out by the staff within those communities as they seek to grow the “encounter with Christ.” The Catholic elaborations on the Education Council’s Standards for the Teaching Profession provide a framework for personal and professional reflection and support [...]

The Catholic Elaborations on the Education Council’s Standards for the Teaching Profession 2018-01-26T11:42:15+00:00

Congratulations to Schools and Individuals

Sacred Heart School, North East Valley, Dunedin: Won the primary school section of the national “Keep New Zealand Beautiful” Wall Worthy Mural competition. Middleton Grange School, Christchurch: Tournament of Minds team Michael Phillips, Mackenzie Hoskins, Emily Coleman, Emma Gree, Trinity Chevelle, Bethany Connor and Madeleine Bakker placed 2nd in the NZ National Primary Language Literature [...]

Congratulations to Schools and Individuals 2017-12-14T16:05:35+00:00

School News Update

2018 Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards  The Prime Minister’s Education Excellence Awards are now open. There are four awards categories: Excellence in Engaging, Excellence in Leading, Excellence in Teaching and Learning, and Excellence in Governing. Plus, this year’s Focus Prize celebrates outstanding inclusive practices that enable all children and young people with additional learning [...]

School News Update 2017-11-29T12:45:59+00:00

Special Character Celebrated At Marian College

From Staff at Marian College, Christchurch (C)DUDA-DERWAHL.DE The Catholic Special Character at Marian College in Christchurch is a daily enrichment of activities and learning, inspired by two remarkable women of faith – our charism of Saint Mary of the Cross MacKillop and Catherine McAuley. The college is thriving at its temporary inner-city campus [...]

Special Character Celebrated At Marian College 2017-09-19T16:04:50+00:00

Curriculum at St Teresa’s Karori

Mary-Angela Tombs, Principal   At St Teresa's School Karori, Wellington we set about designing a vibrant and responsive curriculum that explicitly communicates what we are about as a Catholic school. Our driving force was our belief that: our Catholic Character, through our school's Mission, Vision and Gospel Values, must motivate learning we are different from [...]

Curriculum at St Teresa’s Karori 2017-09-19T16:00:26+00:00

PLUTO

Erika Bon, Associate Principal, St Joseph's School, Takapuna Pluto is an online programme that sorts classes based on teachers’ feedback, balancing things such as academic ability, friendship requests and special needs. It is the brain child of former teacher, Aucklander Leah Corbett, who came up with the idea to reduce back-to-school stress for [...]

PLUTO 2017-08-07T11:28:45+00:00

Intensive Oral Language (IOL) Programme

THINK-TALK-CREATE at Holy Cross Catholic School, Miramar Language learning without taking away the “joy of learning” Celeste Hastings, Principal, Holy Cross School, Miramar had observed the IOL programme while on a sabbatical and knew that it would be just right for her school, which has a large number of new migrant [...]

Intensive Oral Language (IOL) Programme 2017-08-07T10:29:03+00:00
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