EDUCATION IN FAITH
NZQA - National Qualifications Framework - Unit Standards - Humanities
New Zealand Qualifications Authority Unit Standards are used throughout the New Zealand education system. They describe objectives that a student must achieve and the number of credits the student must attain to gain National Certificates or Diplomas or Degrees. Unit Standards are on the NZQA Web site for the topics ... Christian Ministries ... Christian Theology ... Religious Studies.
Faith Central - http://www.faithcentral.net.nz - is a New Zealand education-in-faith resource Web site, especially for Catholic schools, administered by Fr John Murphy SM. Material has recently been added on the topics of: Sects and Cults ; poverty and wealth; the social influence of news media ; Mary the first disciple (a series of short easy-to-read paragraphs) ; restorative justice ; spirituality for women and men ; bioethics.
(Vacancies in New Zealand Catholic schools are advertised in the Education Gazette: http://www.edgazette.govt.nz/vacancies )
Bequest Fundraiser Christian Broadcasting Association is seeking a person to establish a bequest prospect list and secure bequest commitments. Further details on p.19 of last weekend's 'NZ Catholic' (Aug.27) or from email@example.com ; tel: 09 525 2730
7 to 9 September
The "Catholic Schools' 2000 Jubilee Convention", Wellington 7 to 9 September. The programme and registration form are at: http://www.catholic.org/newzealand/nzceo/schools/convention
29 September - 1 October
"Children, Springtime of the Family and Society": a conference of Family Life International, St Joseph's Church Hall, 10 Dominion St., Takapuna, Auckland Details from the FLI Web site: http://www.fli.org.nz ; or from firstname.lastname@example.org ; tel 09 631 7950 or 09 638 8101
30 September - 1 October (Auckland) 6-7 October (Christchurch)
Youth Conference and Rally for Love, Life and Family organized by Family Life International Auckland: North Shore Brass Band Hall, Takapuna Christchurch: Christ the King Parish Centre, 90 Greeks Rd., Burnside Details from the FLI Web site http://www.fli.org.nz or from email@example.com ; tel 09 638 8101 or 09 631 7950 (Auckland); firstname.lastname@example.org (Christchurch)
'Celebrate Jesus 2000' WestpacTrust Stadium, Wellington Combined Churches' afternoon celebration of Christ's birth with a 600 strong choir and full orchestra
FROM THE NZ SECULAR PRESS
[You can read daily news of religion from the international secular press via links on our bishops' News page at: http://www.catholic.org/newzealand/cathcom/news/frnews.html )
'Sprinklers missing in fire-ravaged rooms at convent '
Central Leader (Auckland) 1 September 2000 (photo)
A lack of sprinklers in a building at Ponsonby St Mary's Catholic buildings meant 22 fire engines and 60 fire-fighters were needed to battle yesterday's early morning blaze ...
'Building a bridge across the years' (photo)
The Dominion 31 August 2000
What was school like 100 years ago? That and many other questions will be answered for the great-great-grandchildren of Catholic school pupils when they open a time capsule enclosed in a sundial at the Catholic Education Centre in Wellington 100 years from now ...
'Catholic school expands'
Nelson Mail 29 August 2000
Rapid roll growth culminated in the opening of a new administration centre at St Paul's Catholic School in Richmond at the weekend ...
Until next week, God bless.
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