Posts Tagged ‘Catholic Education’

The Catholic Institute have put together a promotional video Comments 0

Thursday, August 16th, 2018

The Catholic Institute (TCI) has put together a promotional video with students discussing their experience of studying at TCI, proving a uniquely Māori and Pasifika view of their time at the Institute. TCI offers qualifications to those who minister and lead in parish communities, chaplaincies and Catholic organisations or who teach in Catholic schools. TCI Read more

14 celebrities whose lives were shaped by their Catholic education Comments 0

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

A Catholic education is one that stays with you for life. Whether it helps strengthen our moral compass or deepens our faith, it leaves an ingrained sense of belonging to something much bigger than our immediate circles. Click here to view a slideshow of 14 showbiz people whose lives were shaped by a Catholic education Related Read more

Metlink bus stuck at entrance of St Teresa’s School in Wellington Comments 0

Thursday, August 2nd, 2018

A Metlink bus became stuck in the Wellington suburb of Karori. A Metlink spokesman said the Tranzit bus “bottomed out” while entering St Teresa’s School on Karori Rd on Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading Related Posts:St Pat’s Silverstream win Rugby PremiershipSt Theresa’s Catholic School staff and…Saint Mother Teresa named as Kolkata’s patronSisters of Mother Teresa’s order Read more

Different dance styles show cultural diversity in Marist High School Fiji Comments 0

Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Marist Brothers High School (MBHS) believes the unique and different cultures of their school must be showcased at this year’s Kula Dance Festival. The school’s Kula Dance Co-ordinator and teacher Mafai Rudolph Mausio said they would enact this by including hip-hop, contemporary, Bollywood, Island and iTaukei dance styles. Mausio said the different styles are being Read more

Erskine College tumbles to make way for town houses Comments 0

Monday, July 23rd, 2018
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Demolition of the imposing Erskine College buildings in Island Bay, Wellington, is underway. 96 townhouses are to be constructed on the site. As part of the overall development, the chapel is to be restored at the cost of $7 million. Development manager Earl Hope-Pearson said the feeling was positive as work was able to begin. “After 18 Read more

Carol Coddington new deputy CEO of New Zealand Catholic Education Comments 0

Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Carol Coddington has been appointed as the new Deputy CEO,  of the New Zealand Catholic Education Office (NZCEO). She replaces Susan Apáthy, who will retire later in the year. Coddington was the Principal of St Dominic’s Catholic College in Auckland for 22 years and has had numerous roles in Catholic leadership and wider networks of Read more

Two Church schools in Christchurch win architects’ awards Comments 0

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Two Church schools were among the buildings recognised at the Canterbury Architecture Awards last week. Catherine McAuley Centre at Villa Maria College received an award in the public architecture category. The jury noted of this project, “The building’s pleated corten cladding references the memory of Catherine McAuley and her protective shawl and provides an exterior that Read more

800 catholic educators gather for triennial convention Comments 0

Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Eight hundred catholic educators are gathering in Wellington this week at the TSB Arena to celebrate Catholic education in New Zealand. The triennial conventions are designed to ensure that catholic schools remain authentic in their commitment to Church and State, as vibrant communities of faith and learning. The theme of the Convention is Christ’s Call: Read more

Group’s effort to save Hato Petera College described as harmful Comments 0

Thursday, June 7th, 2018
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The commissioner appointed to run Hato Petera College has described the efforts by a group of people to increase the college’s roll as harmful. Tauira Tawhito Steering Komiti, a group of former students, parents and a kaumatua, have been able to increase the roll from one to five. They say they have received nearly 500 expressions of Read more

Catholic schools in Samoa receive a government grant of $2 million talā Comments 0

Thursday, May 31st, 2018
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Catholic schools in Samoa have received a government grant of $2 million talā. Making annual grants to church schools began in 1983 when government allocated $50 to $60 thousand talā in recognition of the church schools’ significant contribution to providing education. This year the annual allocation for private schools has reached $6 million talā. Consideration is Read more