Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Education’

Marist College preparing students for the digital age Comments 0

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Marist College, a girls’ Catholic secondary school in Mt Albert, endeavours to equip its students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes to be successful in the digital age. It wants the students to have the confidence to select the areas in which their interests lie; and with the skills required to take their learning further Read more

St Mary’s College 7’s rugby champs – with a little help from coach’s mate Ardie Savea Comments 0

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Tuga Mativa and his mate All Black Ardie Savea have put St Mary’s College in Wellington on the world rugby map. St Mary’s College Sevens team was first formed less than two years ago. In 2016 the girls won every tournament they entered and are the current National Secondary School Champions. Now, in April, they hope Read more

US Peace Corps 50 years in Samoa – Catholic schools among the beneficiaries Comments 0

Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Catholic schools are among the many organisations in Samoa that have been enriched by the work done by the United States Peace Corps. The Government of Samoa first invited Peace Corps to Samoa in 1967 In the 50 years since that time, over 2000 Peace Corps Volunteers have served in Samoa They have helped build Read more

Gerald Scanlan appointed director of Catholic Institute Comments 0

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Mr Gerald Scanlan has been appointed Director of New Zealand’s Catholic Institute. (TCI) Scanlan will take over from Professor Anne Tuohy. He will begin as on Wednesday 15 March. Tuohy notified the Council of TCI last year of her desire to step away from the operational leadership role. The appointment will allow her to focus Read more

Carmel College remembers Tania Dalton Comments 0

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Tania Dalton attended and later taught as a relief teacher at Carmel College on Auckland’s North Shore. Dalton, a former Silver Fern Netball player, died on Wednesday after suffering a ruptured internal carotid artery aneurysm. She ran netball clinics in the school gym and was heavily involved in the school as a parent. In 1989, Read more

Education in PNG – Church demands clarification regarding school fees Comments 0

Monday, March 6th, 2017
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Inadequate funding for day to day management of Catholic Agency schools was been brought to the attention of the Government last year says Papua New Guinea’s National Catholic Education Board chairman Fr Paul Jennings. “These facts were pointed out to the Prime Minister, Education Minister and Education secretary in a letter from the Catholic Bishops Read more

Francis Douglas turns off Wi-fi during breaks in hope students will interact Comments 0

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Francis Douglas Memorial College in New Plymouth has started turning off its wi-fi internet network during breaks to encourage students to talk and play with each other. School principal Martin Chamberlain said he wasn’t banning phones, but he was limiting their use. Wanting to see more students out playing in the sunshine is the reason Read more

$15 million to relocate Monte Cecilia School Comments 0

Monday, February 20th, 2017
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The cost for moving the Monte Cecilia Catholic school in Auckland is forecast to be $15,355,000. The school was relocated from Monte Cecilia as part of the development of Monte Cecilia Park and is now next to St John Vianney Church at 34 Whitmore Rd in Hillborough. The new site is built around three Modern Learning Read more

Donation of equipment worth 80,000 tala from former students Comments 0

Monday, February 13th, 2017

The learning experience for students of St. Mary’s College at Vaimoso in Samoa has received a tremendous boost thanks to former students The Saint Mary’s Old Girls Association (S.M.O.G.A) has donated equipment worth of up to $80,000 tala to the school. It was one way of recognising the College that nurtured their academic lives. The Read more

Hato Petera begins the year with less than 30 students Comments 0

Friday, February 10th, 2017
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Hato Petera College has begun the school year with fewer than 30 students ranging from year 9 to year 13. That is about half the number of students on its roll compared to last year. Rudy Taylor, the chairman of the Hato Petera Whanau Trust, said, while that number is low, he thinks it can be built up. Read more