For Teachers and Boards of Trustees
New year message to New Zealand's Catholic School Communities [pdf 490kb]
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.
From Good to Great - Stengthening Catholic Schools and Overseeing Aspects of School Viability [pdf 105kb]
- FINAL AE Catholic Deputy Principal Primary Letter of offer
- FINAL AE Catholic Deputy Principal Secondary Letter of offer
- FINAL AE Catholic Principal Fixed term Section 65 Letter of Appointment
- FINAL AE Catholic Principal Letter of offer
- FINAL AE Catholic Section 65 Letter of offer
- FINAL AE Catholic Tagged Fixed term Section 65 Letter of Appointment
- FINAL AE Catholic Untagged Letter of offer
The scientific community's growing acceptance of God's existence
The Magis Center of Reason and Faith [pdf 95kb]
Catholic Education of School-age Children
A document about our Catholic education system prepared by the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference. [pdf 409kb]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Code of Ethics - For staff and Boards of New Zealand Catholic Schools [pdf 55kb]
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.
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
This U.S. site is updated weekly with Religious Education resources and spirituality activities for children aged 5-13.
Resources for Catholic Educators
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.