Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Education’

A’eau Chris Hazelman re-appointed pro-chancellor Comments 0

Monday, May 22nd, 2017
Chris Hazelman

A’eau Chris Hazelman a former director of education of the Catholic archdiocese of Samoa-Apia, has been re-appointed pro chancellor of the University of Samoa for the next three years. He was first appointed pro chancellor in 2014. The National University of Samoa Council unanimously supported A’eau and its recommendation was accepted by Cabinet. A’eau served Read more

St Bernard’s College takes home O’Shea Shield for the first time Comments 0

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

A Lower Hutt school has scooped a prestigious shield after a weekend of speeches, drama and reading competitions. St Bernard’s College won the O’Shea Shield for the first time in the school’s history. “We’re over the moon,” coordinator David Sefton said. Continue reading Related Posts:Hato Pāora College rises to the challengeSacred Heart College lets students Read more

If you want a Catholic Principal privatise your school Comments 0

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Fiji’s education minister Dr Mahendra Reddy told the manager of a Catholic school to privatise it he he wanted the school to have Catholic teachers. “Once you privatise your schools you can appoint your teachers, you pay their salary, you look after the school and we will not interfere with you on whom you appoint Read more

John Paul College students create award winning video Comments 0

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Eamon Walsh, David Harrison and Joshua Richardson are students at John Paul College in Rotorua. Their video won the top prize in the Film, 15-18 years category in the 2016 Young Reporters for the Environment awards. Have a look at the video Related Posts:Peter’s College students make film to honour friendState regulations deny Catholic girl Read more

Internationally respected theologian and anthropologist receives an award Comments 0

Monday, May 8th, 2017
Gerald Arbuckle

A New Zealand Marist priest has received an award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to academic research and teaching in the fields of theology and anthropology over many decades. The Australian Institute of Theological Education (BBI) presented a Lifetime Achievement Award in Practical Theology to Dr Gerald Arbuckle. Arbuckle is an internationally respected theologian Read more

School boy pops the question many would like to ask Mr English Comments 0

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

“What exactly is your job?” That is the question The 11-year-old Sada Taual​ai asked the Prime Minister Bill English last Friday. “I’m the leader of the government and we do all sorts of things from locking up criminals to paying for the school,” he told Sada who ticked the question on his clipboard, nodded, then Read more

Caritas Challenge – helping young people make a difference Comments 0

Thursday, March 30th, 2017
caritas challenge

St Joseph’s School Feilding is taking on the Caritas Challenge for the first time. The whole school of 135 students will be taking part in the activities on Friday. The senior class is staying overnight to complete the 24 hours through to Saturday morning. “We hope that the students will learn to appreciate the very Read more

Marist Brothers celebrate 200th anniversary Comments 0

Monday, March 27th, 2017
Marist Brothers

On Saturday Bishop Patrick Dunn celebrated a Mass of thanksgiving in St Patrick’s Cathedral to mark the 200th anniversary of the Marist Brothers. They were founded in France by St Marcellin Champagnat in 1817. Marist brothers accompanied Bishop Pompallier when he began his mission in the South West Pacific in 1838. In 1876 a community Read more

Marist College preparing students for the digital age Comments 0

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
digital age

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