Ashley Springer, Kingsway College, Auckland Kingsway College, Auckland: Ashley Springer (Y11) has been selected for the NZSS U17 Girls Football team. Nathan Fullerton (Y8) won best guitarist ‘Killer Guitarist’ at the National Rockshop Bandquest 2018. St Peter’s College, Auckland: Angus Nicholson (Y9) has been selected in the NZ U15 Lacrosse team. Niko Jones has been named in [...]
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Daragh Bonnici, Carmel College, Auckland Carmel College, Auckland: Daragh Bonnici (Y7) has been selected from over 600 dancers nationwide for a child role in the Royal NZ Ballet production of The Nutcracker this December. Ava Fitzgerald (Y9) represented NZ at the Perth International Gymnastics Championships. She won a gold medal for her floor [...]
A recent paper published by the OECD, The Future We Want, describes the OEDC Learning Framework 2030. We have made note of some of the concepts in this paper that we thought were particularly relevant to New Zealand schools today: The children entering education in 2018 will be young adults in 2030. Schools can prepare them [...]
We are delighted to announce and welcome Actura as a partner for NZCEO/APIS. Actura provides leading STEAM learning solutions and their curriculum offers the CASE Space School International Study Program and FlipRobot, an intuitive coding platform and learning kit for robotic education. Member schools have been invited to the NZCEO/APIS Combined Space School Expedition to [...]
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 [...]
ILLEGAL/LEGAL PAYMENTS BY PARENTS CIRCULAR Boards of Trustees and proprietors need to be aware of this recent circular, which explains 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 and it is important that schools take it on [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
From the Ministry of Education (July 2018), click here to access original. Circular 2018/01 - Payments by parents of students in schools Date 22 June 2018 | Circular 2018/01 | Category Financial Governance This circular is about Requests for payments by schools. This circular replaces Circular 2013/06 issued July 2013. The action needed is Ensure current practice is consistent with advice provided in [...]
Bethlehem College, Tauranga student, Sam Tanner retained his senior boys title at the New Zealand Secondary Schools Cross Country Championships in Taupo. 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 [...]