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For Teachers and Boards of Trustees

New year message to New Zealand's Catholic School Communities [pdf 490kb]

Furniture and Equipment Funding - Guidelines for Proprietors and Boards of Trustees [pdf 220kb]

Click here to download the presentation to the Hamilton Diocese Boards of Trusteesby Patrick Lynch [pdf 214kb]

Achievement Standards in Religious Studies
Achievement Standards in Religious Studies at Levels One, Two and Three of NCEA were registered by NZQA in November 2008, and are now available for schools to use with students. The text of the Standards is available at http://www.nzqa.ac.nz/ncea/index.html. Use the drop down box on the right to find the Religious Studies Achievement Standards at each level.

FaithCentral Teachers' Certification Handbook [link to TCI website]

From Good to Great - Stengthening Catholic Schools and Overseeing Aspects of School Viability [pdf 105kb]

Updated Letters of Appointment

The scientific community's growing acceptance of God's existence
The Magis Center of Reason and Faith [pdf 95kb]

The Declaration of the proprietors of Catholic Schools in New Zealand on the essential characteristics of Authentic Catholic School education - A3 Poster [pdf 84kb], Brochure [pdf 120kb]

Catholic Education of School-age Children
A document about our Catholic education system prepared by the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference. [pdf 409kb]

Teacher Wellbeing
Material from Ian Vickers - 2013 Teacher Wellbeing Booklet [Word doc 210kb]
Teacher Wellbeing – Link to Education Review article by Ian Vickers.

ERO Report – Improving Education Outcomes for Pacific Learners [pdf 8.8Mb]

MoE Student ethnicity figures from July 2015 in Catholic Schools [pdf 730kb]

MoE Student ethnicity figures from July 2014 in Catholic Schools [pdf 210kb]

MoE Student ethnicity figures from July 2013 in Catholic Schools [pdf 4.7Mb]

Sport in Catholic Schools – Our Particular Ethos [pdf 1.43Mb]

Catholic Character
These initiatives are examples of current excellent practice in New Zealand Catholic schools and colleges.

RE & Special Character websites used in the USA [pdf 115kb]

Some suggestions to stimulate best practice November 2013 [pdf 220kb]

Catholic Character examples in New Zealand Catholic Schools 2008-2009 [pdf 520kb]

Examples of Good Practice in New Zealand Catholic Schools and Colleges - February 2008 [pdf 330kb]

Further Good Ideas - July 2008 [pdf 510kb]

Catholic Special Character Review and Development Update 2013
[pdf 644kb]
[MSWord .docx 346kb]

Review and Development Focus points and Examples of Indicators 2011 [MS Word .doc 220kb]

Catholic Special Character Compliances Required of Boards of Trustees of Integrated Schools – to be completed annually and sent to the Proprietor 2011
[MSWord .doc 95kb]

Special Character Compliances Required of Board of Trustees of Integrated Schools a guide to the law for Proprietors and Boards [MSWord doc 60kb]

Reviewing the Catholic Character of the School – a Framework [pdf 80kb]

Handbook For The Board of Trustees Of New Zealand Catholic Integrated Schools 2016 [pdf 1.75Mb]
Published By The New Zealand Catholic Education Office Ltd on behalf of The New Zealand Council of Proprietors of Catholic Integrated Schools.

The Character of a Catholic School - Expectations for Staff Employed in a Catholic School [MSWord doc 45kb]

Replaced appendixed maximum roll form in the Handbook for Boards of Trustees in Integrated schools:
- P2MRI Form (March 2008) [pdf 420kb]
- P2 and MRI Process-Classroom Only [pdf 70kb]

The Role of the Proprietor's Appointee on the Board of Trustees [pdf 120kb]

Preference of Enrolment Policy in Catholic Integrated Schools [pdf 120kb]

Tagged (S65) Positions - Clarifications for Catholic Schools [pdf 147kb]

S 65 Form [pdf 240kb] [MSWord doc 80kb] for Applications for positions in an Integrated School Related to the Special Character of a Catholic School

S 66 Form [pdf 83kb] [MSWord doc 35kb] for Applications for positions in an Integrated School Related to the Special Character of a Catholic School - Deputy Principal

Personal Reference Booklet for Staff in New Zealand Catholic Schools [pdf 235kb]
Contains information on Catholic education, the history of Catholic schools in New Zealand, Special Character, expectations of staff, organisations involved in Catholic education.

What the New Zealand Catholic Education Office does:
The Role and Chief Functions of the New Zealand Catholic Education Office [pdf 13kb]

The New Zealand Education Community

Who Does What in Catholic Education

Who Does What in Catholic Schools

Parish Priests and New Zealand Catholic Schools
A document from the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference for the guidance of priests, Boards of Trustees, principals, and DRSs in Catholic schools [pdf 99kb]

Careers and Vocations - Thoughts for Principals, Careers advisers, those responsible for career education, DRSs, and Chaplains in Catholic primary and secondary schools [pdf 105kb]

National Catholic Bioethics Centre Statement on Vaccination against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) [pdf 2.7Mb]

The Philosophy of Catholic Schools [pdf 10kb]

Values and virtues in Catholic Schools [pdf 285kb]

Code of Ethics - For staff and Boards of New Zealand Catholic Schools [pdf 55kb]

Building Relationships Between Catholic Schools and Maori Communities [pdf 460kb]

Raising the Achievements of Pasifika Students in Catholic Schools [pdf 122kb]

Sport in Catholic Schools - Our Particular Ethos [pdf 89kb]

Pastoral Care in New Zealand Catholic Schools [pdf 53kb]

National Guidelines On Pre Training, Entry and First Appointment of Religious Education Teachers [pdf 84kb]

Caritas Aotearoa-New Zealand
The Web site of the Catholic Bishops' agency for justice peace and development includes on its Schools' pages: ideas for getting involved in the current year's Lenten theme, competitions, photos and resource catalogue.

A New Zealand Online Faith Community: FaithCentral
FaithCentral is an online Faith Community for teachers and students in New Zealand Catholic Secondary Schools. FaithCentral's purpose is to support their Special Character and the teaching of Religious Education.

Wellington Catholic Education Centre

Catholic Online
www.catholic.org
News on Catholic education in the USA, and sections on various grade levels in Catholic education.

Bank of Catholic Moral Theology Questions www.boshf.org/biblebank

CyberFaith
www.cyberfaith.com/
This U.S. site is updated weekly with Religious Education resources and spirituality activities for children aged 5-13.

Resources for Catholic Educators
www.silk.net/RelEd/map.htm
You will find many lesson plans here, and heaps of other resources and links.

Sexuality, Health Education, Counselling

Model Policy on School Based Health Services (pdf 130k)
Model Policy on School Counselling Services (pdf 110k)
These pages have been extracted from the Handbook for the Board of Trustees of New Zealand Catholic Integrated Schools for guidance to prospective proprietor appointees whose school employs councellors on policy development.

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Latest Updates

NZCEO Annual Business Plan 2016 - End of Year Report [pdf 685kb]

Catholic Education Convention 2018 Date confirmed – June 13th to 15th – more information to come over the next few months.

Copyright for Liturgical Music – guidelines from the National Liturgy Office about the legal requirements for reproducing religious music in schools and parishes