Congratulations to Students & Teachers

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 [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-10-26T16:23:31+13:00

Leadership and Vision in a state-integrated school

In a recent edition of the NZSTA monthly magazine STAnews, one of our state-integrated schools featured: Leadership and Vision in a state-integrated school Maria Adams, one of our NZSTA Study Award winners for 2018, is a proprietor’s representative on the board of trustees at St Joseph’s School, Kaikōura. Maria attended the Proclaim 2018 Conference held [...]

Leadership and Vision in a state-integrated school2018-10-11T17:25:21+13:00

Policy Update

EDUCATION COUNCIL SEEKING PCTS FOR MENTORING PILOT The Education Council is launching a new induction and mentoring pilot. Tuakana Teina aims to harness the skills and knowledge of experienced mentor teachers and match them with a limited number of beginning teachers (PCTs) who are looking for a mentor. It went live on 15 August 2018. [...]

Policy Update2018-10-05T16:00:28+13:00

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

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 [...]

Congratulations to Students & Teachers2018-10-01T13:26:20+13:00

The Future of Work: OECD Paper

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 [...]

The Future of Work: OECD Paper2018-10-01T11:19:08+13:00

Actura Partnership with NZCEO/APIS

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 [...]

Actura Partnership with NZCEO/APIS2018-10-04T15:31:36+13:00

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 & Teachers2018-08-30T15:13:51+12:00

Policy Update

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 [...]

Policy Update2018-08-30T16:13:23+12:00

Growing Up in New Zealand Study Report

The latest report from the Growing Up in New Zealand study by Superu and the University of Auckland reveals: Our families are ethnically diverse: a third of children are born to at least one parent who did not grow up in New Zealand and where at least one parent is multilingual. Almost half of all [...]

Growing Up in New Zealand Study Report2018-08-13T08:47:51+12:00

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 & Teachers2018-07-31T11:11:17+12:00
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