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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]