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Congratulations to Students and Teachers

Erika Fairweather, Kavanagh College, Dunedin, won a gold medal in the 200m freestyle race at the Junior World Swim championships. To see her on TVNZ sports click here St Peter's College, Auckland won a gold award at the NZ Concert Band National Festival.  Connor Gallagher won a bronze medal at the 51st International Chemistry Olympiad in France. Mi Rae Han, Kingsway [...]

Congratulations to Students and Teachers2019-09-06T13:34:43+12:00

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 schools2019-12-06T09:52:21+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 News2019-09-06T12:27:20+12:00

Beyond Conflict: Evolution, Science and God – Conference

The Theology Programme at the University of Otago along with New Zealand Christians in Science is hosting a conference on Theology and Science:  Beyond Conflict: Evolution, Science & God

Beyond Conflict: Evolution, Science and God – Conference2019-07-31T11:52:08+12:00

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 Update2019-07-30T13:59:10+12:00

Congratulations to Students and Teachers

St Mary's College, Auckland: Taumaia Malolo, Danika Manse and Tyler  Tevaga 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 Teachers2019-07-31T12:01:18+12:00

Becoming an Integrated School – Resource

If you wish to find out further information on how to become a state-integrated school, please click here which will take you to the Ministry of Education website. If you wish to discuss this process with the CEO of Association Of Proprietors of Integrated Schools, Paul Ferris, please contact him on 04 496 1739

Becoming an Integrated School – Resource2019-07-10T14:04:32+12:00

Congratulations to Students and Teachers

Chelsea Oliver, Baradene College Baradene College, Auckland:   Chelsea Oliver, has been selected in the NZ Women's Youth Water Polo team.  Caitlin Potter (Y10) has been chosen to represent NZ at the Dance World Cup. Katie Bull (Y12) and Jenna Whiteman (Y10) Hip Hop troupe won a Gold Medal at the Global Dance Games.  [...]

Congratulations to Students and Teachers2019-06-28T11:20:19+12:00

Congratulations to Schools and Students

Baradene College, Auckland: Vika Koloto has been selected for the NZSS Netball team. Lucy Burrell has been selected in the NZ rowing Junior Team which will compete in the World Championships in Tokyo.  Emily Carr and Kate Vernal recently played in the NZ U18 Women's Ice Hockey Team at the 2019 Challenge Cup of Asia  [...]

Congratulations to Schools and Students2019-06-05T10:02:01+12:00

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 Schools submission from APIS2019-03-18T13:34:36+13:00
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