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Catholic Character Best Practices Update

Our Catholic Character best practices material has been updated for 2018 and is now organised into the four dimensions from the review framework. The latest edition of this publication is now available in the Resources section of our website (link here). Here are four items, to tempt you to read the full document, which has [...]

Catholic Character Best Practices Update2018-09-21T14:10:40+00:00

Resource Developer Position at NCRS

NCRS is looking for a new person to join their team in 2019 with a particular focus on secondary school RE resourcing and also an ability to support wider NCRS curricula and parish work. Click here to view the position description. Any questions, contact Colin McLeod, Director, NCRS. (Email: c.macleod@tci.ac.nz; Phone: 04 819 8386).  

Resource Developer Position at NCRS2018-09-03T11:34:00+00:00

Reflecting on Convention

Delegates enjoying Convention Over the past few months we’ve noted what different Principals have shared about their experience at the Catholic Education Convention 2018. Below, we have compiled some of the responses as a reminder that what we take on board during opportunities such as Convention, must be passed on and reflected in [...]

Reflecting on Convention2018-08-30T17:44:15+00:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

Gabrielle Salmon, Baradene College Baradene College Auckland: Gabrielle Salmon has become the World Junior Champion in rhythmic gymnastics at the World Down Syndrome Gymnastics Championships in Germany. Gabrielle came 1st in all her Individual Events, (ball, clubs, ribbon, and hoop). Zosia Herlihy-O'Brien and Emily Carr are finalists at the National Chamber Music [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-08-30T15:07:12+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 & Teachers2018-07-31T11:11:18+00:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

St Peter's College, Palmerston North: students Anna Skiffington and Charlie Mollard recently constructed a champion robot to win at the WorldSkills Australia VEX IQ robotics competition. Garin College, Richmond music teacher Kyle Proffit was recognised as an incredibly influential teacher on Newshub. St John's College, Hastings: in partnership with Hawkes Bay Regional Prison was awarded an Arts Access Whai Tikanga [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-06-28T16:47:38+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 & Teachers2018-05-31T15:43:12+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 Age2018-05-01T17:09:17+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 & Teachers2018-05-02T14:54:20+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 UNESCO2018-05-01T15:57:29+00:00
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