Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Education’

St Michael’s Catholic School received $2000 for art education Comments 0

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

In Rotorua, almost $27K has been available for local arts initiatives St Michael’s Catholic School received $2000 in funding in February and has recently completed its project. Continue reading   [You need to scroll down] Related Posts:State regulations deny Catholic girl a Catholic educationHamilton tries for new Catholic school at RototunaLeaked Aussie education funding reveals money-go-roundI’m Read more

What are schools teaching about sex and sexuality? Comments 1

Monday, September 11th, 2017
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St Patrick’s College Wellington was one of four schools Stuff journalist Rachael Thomas asked recently how they teach sex and sexuality. The Rector of St Patrick’s, Neal Swindells, told her the Catholic perspective still plays a huge part. However, he believes that creating a sense of guilt was ” the worst thing the Catholic church did in Read more

Top international referee controls under-15s friendly at St Peter’s Auckland Comments 0

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Referee Nigel Owens, who is in New Zealand to officiate the second Bledisloe Cup test in Dunedin, took to the turf at St Peter’s College in Auckland on Wednesday to officiate a friendly under-15’s match between St Peter’s College and a Japanese touring side. Owens has refereed many big rugby matches over the years, including the Rugby World Cup Read more

St Patrick’s College science stars shine at awards Comments 0

Monday, August 21st, 2017
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A year 13 student and a recent old boy of St Patrick’s College Wellington have each earned scholarships after competing in the Wellington Regional Eureka Awards. Year 13 student Xavier English gave a 6 minute speech about the use of virtual reality for training in health and safety situations. “It’s the next platform and will create lots Read more

St Pat’s Silverstream win Rugby Premiership Comments 0

Monday, August 21st, 2017

St Patrick’s College, Silverstream have won their first WelTec Premiership title since 2012 with a come-from-behind win over Wellington College. St Pats Silverstream kept Wellington scoreless in the second half as they turned an 11-7 halftime deficit into a 17-11 win at Porirua Park on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading Related Posts:St Mary’s College team world Read more

Good Samaritan Early Childhood Centre in Kiribati host Australian delegation Comments 0

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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A parliamentary delegation from Australia recently visited the Good Samaritan Early Childhood Centre in Abaokoro, North Tarawa, and met with staff, children and families. Established by the Good Samaritan Sisters in 2009, the Centre provides  pre-school learning opportunities for children aged three to five years. Senator Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Read more

Progress in Hato Petera hostel dispute Comments 0

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

The dispute between the Catholic Diocese of Auckland and a group who wishes to keep the Hato Petera College Hostel open came closer to resolution in the High Court in Auckland on Wednesday. The boarding facilities are to be vacated and possession of the property delivered to the Catholic Diocese of Auckland. In July Radio Read more

College students and inmates form business enterprise Comments 0

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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A unique enterprise is bringing students from two very different schools together. Five youth prisoners at Hawke’s Bay Regional Prison are working with boys from St John’s College, Hastings, to complete Level 4 qualifications, and in doing so, have established a company. For the last six months, the students from St John’s have made regular Read more

Please pronounce our names correctly say students at Holy Family Comments 0

Monday, August 7th, 2017
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The students Holy-Family Kura in Porirua come from many different ethic backgrounds. They are pleading with their teachers and everyone else, to pronounce their names correctly. They say mispronouncing people’s names amounts to racism. This challenge is one of three the students issued in a video they have made to support the #GiveNothingToRacism campaign. A Read more

Roncalli College principal has no concerns about Mike King Comments 0

Monday, July 17th, 2017
Mike King

Unlike some other principals in South Canterbury, Roncalli College’s Chris Comeau, has brushed off the concerns raised by the South Canterbury District Health Board (SCDHB) about Mental health crusader Mike King speaking to his students. “While I can appreciate their concerns, I think it would be far more effective for all of us to get Read more