Catholic Schools Education Services (CSES) are a team of education professionals who provide high quality support and assistance to the Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Wellington in the ongoing promotion and strengthening of Catholic Character and the development of theologically and spiritually formed teachers.

Information about Catholic Schools Education Services

CSES Goals

Catholic Schools Education Services Archdiocese of Wellington
Catholic Schools Education Services Archdiocese of Wellington

Catholic Schools Education Services Archdiocese of Wellington

We aim to:

  • Ensure professional development meets the needs of our schools.
  • Support and implement the priorities of the Archbishop and the NZCBC for schools.
  • Grow and develop authentic Catholic leadership at all levels within Catholic Schools.
  • Provide all Catechetical/ Christian Studies students with opportunities to become competent and confident in teaching Religious Education and upholding and supporting the Catholic Character.
  • Ensure the administration of Catholic Schools Education Services is effective and supports the delivery of quality Catholic education.
  • Assist schools to have a clear understanding of the core purpose and function of a Catholic school and of Catholic Character.

The CSES team and resources

Administrator

Ginny McCarty cses@wn.catholic.org.nz  04 496 1710

The Administrator is responsible for co-ordination of services and is the point of contact for:

Professional Development Records

Professional Development Completion Form for Certification

Processing Certification

NCRS/TCI – Certification

Catholic Special Character Review and Development External Reviews

Primary and Secondary Schools Review Calendar

Administration of “S” Forms

“S” Form Process and Information Pack

CSES Professional Development

Annual Planner – Primary and Secondary (A3)

CSES Professional Development Brochure – Primary

CSES Professional Development Brochure – Secondary

Leadership Consultant

Frank Wafer f.wafer@wn.catholic.org.nz 04 4961738

The Leadership Consultant provides support and professional development to the Principals and Boards of Trustees in the primary and secondary schools of the Archdiocese of Wellington.

School Leadership Support

Dates for Deputy Principal and Assistant Principal network meetings

NZCEO Board of Trustees Handbook for Schools

NZCEO Catholic School Staff employment contracts

NZCEO Catholic Character Elaborations

Board of Trustees Support

Training opportunities for BoTs

NZCEO Board of Trustees Handbook for Schools

Board of Trustees prayer resource provided by the Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand

Primary Religious Education Consultant

Alan Grant a.grant@wn.catholic.org.nz 04 496 1335

The Primary Religious Education Consultant provides support and professional development to the Directors of Religious Studies and teachers of Religious Education in the primary schools of the Archdiocese of Wellington.

Professional Development

2019 professional development opportunities for primary school staff

Newsletters 2019
Newsletter Term 1 2019
Newsletter Term 2 2019
Newsletter Term 3 2019

Resources

CSES – ADW Primary Schools Collaborative Sharing Centre (Primary Google Drive)

Faith Alive website

TCI – National Centre for Religious Studies

The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand

New Zealand Catholic Education Office

Secondary Religious Education Coordinator and Catecetical Studies Coordinator

This position is vacant at present. Please contact Alan Grant Primary Religious Education Coordinator a.grant@wn.catholic.org.nz 04 496 1335

The Secondary Religious Education Consultant/Catechetical Studies Coordinator:

  • Provides support and professional development to the Directors of Religious Studies and teachers of Religious Education in the secondary colleges of the Archdiocese of Wellington.
  • Coordinates the New Zealand Certificate of Christian Studies (Religious Education) programme to ensure that those students in pre-teacher training have access to the study programme and the ability to complete it during the course of their study.
  • Provides support for schools and teachers as they work towards qualifications in Religious Education through the Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Professional Development

2019 professional development opportunities for secondary school staff

Newsletters
CSES Secondary Newsletter Term 1 2019

Resources

Secondary Google Drive

Faith Alive website

National Centre for Religious Studies

The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand

New Zealand Catholic Education Office