Posts Tagged ‘Carmel College’

Dame Sister Pauline Engel – a life dedicated to education Comments 0

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Sister of Mercy Dame Pauline Engel died on 15 November at North Shore Hospital in Auckland. A vigil of remembrance was held at Carmel College Hall in Milford on Sunday, November 19th. Her Requiem Mass was celebrated at St Joseph’s Church the next day. Engel was a teacher at Carmel College from 1965 to 1983. She Read more

Catholic schools highly praised by Metro magazine Comments 0

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Catholic secondary schools in Auckland have been singled out for high praise in Metro magazine’s annual analysis of the region’s schools. Editor Simon Wilson wrote that academic results are critically important, but the best measure of a school is its character. “In the sense that it takes a village to raise a child, good schools Read more

To Stream or not to Stream? Comments 0

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
Kath Deady Principal Carmel College, Auckland

At St Mary’s primary school in Lochee, Scotland, I had the same teacher for six years, Mrs W. For me, she was an excellent teacher: she encouraged me to read widely, gave me ample time for creative writing, drilled me in mental arithmetic, and allowed me leadership opportunities, which largely consisted in time out of Read more