2801, 2019

Christmas Message of Hope from Bishop Charles Drennan

January 28th, 2019|APIS, NZCEO, School News|

"Faith shows us that beyond natural justice there is something more," says Bishop Charles Drennan Very occasionally the world seems united. We had that experience this year. People of every nation and culture focused on the same event: we waited with baited breath to see the outcome of [...]

1112, 2018

July 2018 Roll Report

December 11th, 2018|APIS, Publications|

  There are 90,974 students in state integrated schools in New Zealand, which represents 11.3% of the schooling network. Of these, 42% are Y1-6 Primary students, 41% Y9-13 Secondary students and the remainder (17%) Y7-8 Intermediate level students, who may be in primary or secondary schools. The number [...]

3011, 2018

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

November 30th, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, School News|

Baradene College, Auckland: won the Girls Lotto Premier Tournament (football). Student Hannah Pilley was co-Golden Boot recipient for the tournament and Most Valuable Player for the school. Sacred Heart College, Auckland: won the Boys Lotto Premier Tournament (football). Student Jack Duncan was Most Valuable Player for the school. St Mary’s College, Auckland: Senior [...]

2911, 2018

RSTAANZ Executive Committee

November 29th, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, School News|

The following have been elected on the Religious Studies Teachers Association of Aotearoa New Zealand (RSTAANZ) Executive Committee for 2019-2020. Our congratulations and best wishes for them in their work: Andrew Murray (Sacred Heart Girls' College, New Plymouth) Vice President Colin MacLeod (National Centre for Religious Studies) Amjad Ali (Al-Madinah [...]

2811, 2018

Policy Update

November 28th, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, Policy/Guideline Update|

TEACHING COUNCIL ELECTIONS A reminder that nominations for the new board of the Teaching Council open 23 November and close 25 January. Voters in seven teaching sectors will elect seven board members, one teacher and one principal from the primary and secondary sectors, one teacher and one leader from early [...]

2810, 2018

Policy Update

October 28th, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, Policy/Guideline Update|

SCHOOL PAYMENT REQUESTS School payment requests may vary from school to school but there is no charge for education at a state integrated school for domestic students aged 5 – 19 years. Proprietors of integrated schools may charge attendance dues, which are enforceable, but the level of these must not [...]

2610, 2018

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

October 26th, 2018|APIS, School News|

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 [...]

1110, 2018

Leadership and Vision in a state-integrated school

October 11th, 2018|APIS, School News|

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 [...]

510, 2018

Policy Update

October 5th, 2018|APIS, Policy/Guideline 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 [...]

110, 2018

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

October 1st, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, School News|

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 [...]

110, 2018

The Future of Work: OECD Paper

October 1st, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, Publications|

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 [...]

110, 2018

Actura Partnership with NZCEO/APIS

October 1st, 2018|APIS, Media Release, NZCEO|

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 [...]

3008, 2018

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

August 30th, 2018|APIS, School News|

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 [...]

3008, 2018

Policy Update

August 30th, 2018|APIS, Policy/Guideline 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 [...]

1308, 2018

Growing Up in New Zealand Study Report

August 13th, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, Publications|

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 [...]

2707, 2018

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

July 27th, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, School News|

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' [...]

2707, 2018

Policy Update

July 27th, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, Policy/Guideline Update|

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 [...]

307, 2018

Payments by parents of students in schools

July 3rd, 2018|APIS, Policy/Guideline Update|

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 [...]

2806, 2018

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

June 28th, 2018|APIS, School News|

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 [...]

2706, 2018

Policy Update

June 27th, 2018|APIS, Policy/Guideline Update|

EDUCATION CONVERSATION | KŌRERO MĀTAURANGA The Ministerial review of Tomorrow’s Schools continues. A new online hub has been launched at It has number of resources to help people in communities, schools and workplaces hold their own conversations about the future of education and learning. The website also has progress [...]

106, 2018

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

June 1st, 2018|APIS, School News|

Kingsway School, Auckland: Eden Laing has won a place at the prestigious California Summer State School of the Arts to do a four week program held in CalARTs – The California Institute of the Arts – a school founded by Walt Disney dedicated to encouraging high school students in their [...]

3105, 2018

Policy Update

May 31st, 2018|NZCEO, Policy/Guideline Update|

Bright Spot Awards These Education Hub awards are open until June 1 and worth up to $75,000 over two years to support the design, development and evaluation of within school innovation Visit their website for more information. Maximum Roll Increase Applications The Ministry of Education has invited us to remind Proprietors to [...]

105, 2018

Congratulations to Students & Teachers

May 1st, 2018|APIS, NZCEO, School News|

St Hilda’s Collegiate School, Dunedin: In a newsletter late last year Principal Jackie Barron wrote significantly about  'wellbeing’, reminding readers that it is not about being ‘happy’ but rather about self-managing emotions, being self-aware, being able to handle disappointment, and being able to persevere with optimism.  She mentioned current [...]