Posts Tagged ‘School’

No back to school fun for child labourers Comments 0

Monday, February 10th, 2020
Child labour

It’s that special time of the year again for New Zealand kids as they start heading back to school. And for those who have discovered the fun of learning, school is an adventure! But for millions of working children worldwide, the adventures of a new school year remain but a dream. Sadly, these children will Read more

Catholic-Jewish school opens Comments 0

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

A Catholic-Jewish school campus has been opened in Scotland by Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis and Bishop John Keenan. It is the first joint faith Catholic-Jewish school in the world. Read more Related Posts:Vatican thanked by Jewish leaders for opening…Sydney school evacuated on second day back due to…Prague revamp reveals Jewish gravestones used to…Catholic School principal Read more

Court rules it is OK to flip the bird in church Comments 0

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

The highest court in the state of Georgia (USA) has reversed the conviction of a man who was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge after he held up his middle finger and shouted at his pastor during a service. Read more Related Posts:Vietnam court jails Catholic blogger for eight yearsUS States cannot ban public funding Read more

School got complaining mother investigated by state body Comments 1

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

A US mother has filed a lawsuit after she told a Catholic school that her child was bullied and the school got an abuse investigation launched against her. Melissa Schroeder’s attorney has filed the action against Kansas City Archdiocese, Sacred Heart Catholic School in Shawnee and the school’s principal. Mrs Schroeder said she reported the Read more

Children refusing to go to school Comments 0

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

School can be both an exciting and a challenging experience. A young person’s experience of school is influenced by many factors, such as peer relationships, learning ability and family life. Problems in these areas can lead a young person to develop a negative experience of school. Actively avoiding school, either by not attending or not Read more

Israeli wall will affect Salesian school and winery Comments 0

Friday, February 15th, 2013

The United States Catholic bishops have joined the bishops of the Holy Land in condemning the Israeli government’s plans to re-route its separation wall through the Cremisan Valley, near Bethlehem, in a way that will cut 58 Christian families off from their agricultural and recreational lands. The proposed route of the Israeli wall will also Read more

Moslems will establish additional programmes associated with Dunedin school Comments 0

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Two weeks ago the Christchurch-based Al-Noor Charitable Trust announced it had bought the former St Patrick’s Catholic Primary School in South Dunedin and intended to open a boarding school for about 100 year 11-13 boys by 2014. It will be known as An-Nur Kiwi Academy (AKA), it will be the South Island’s first Islamic (Moslem) Read more

Marist Convent School marks 75 years Comments 0

Friday, October 12th, 2012

One of Vatukoula’s oldest primary schools will celebrate its Diamond Jubilee this month with hundreds of former students expected to flock to the gold mining town for the event. Former students of Vatukoula Marist Convent school from Nadi, Suva, Lautoka and overseas have been preparing for the three-day celebrations. Association president Graham Peckham said he Read more

Tonga’s Apifo’ou College to celebrate 125th anniversary Comments 0

Friday, November 25th, 2011

APIFO’OU College, Tonga’s third oldest secondary school is to mark its 125th anniversary with week-long celebrations, that are expected to draw in thousands of ex-students from the outer islands and abroad to Nuku’alofa from December 23-30. The celebrations are scheduled to begin on Friday, December 23 with a presentation to the Queen Mother at Tufumahina Read more

School Term changes good for traffic, bad for Pompallier students Comments 0

Friday, September 30th, 2011

The Ministry of Education last year instructed schools to adjust their terms to allow for a longer than normal holiday in October. The Ministry said the move would ease traffic movement in Auckland during the World Cup Pompallier Catholic College principal Richard Stanton said the school term changes would disadvantage this year’s NCEA students. “Instead of having four Read more