Posts Tagged ‘Carmel College’

Catholic college reverts to online learning

Monday, July 4th, 2022
online learning

At least one school is reverting to online learning because it is unable to staff classes. Auckland’s Carmel College says on its website that the school will be using online learning from Tuesday 5 – Friday 8 July. Schools in New Zealand are on holiday from 9 July. Amid battling Covid, influenza, RSV, tummy bugs Read more

Dame Sister Pauline Engel – a life dedicated to education

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

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?

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