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.

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

Marian Blackford
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

NCRS/TCI – Certification

Catholic Special Character Review and Development External Reviews

Primary and Secondary Schools Review Calendar 2022-2024.

Administration of “S” Forms

“S” Form Process and Information Pack
CI 47 form
CI 50 Form

CSES Professional Development

Annual Planner – Primary and Secondary 2022.

CSES Primary Professional Development Brochure 2022.

CSES Secondary Professional Development Brochure 2022.

Leadership Consultant

Frank Wafer
f.wafer@wn.catholic.org.nz 04 496 1738

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

Leadership Professional Development 2022

NZCEO Board of Trustees Handbook for Schools

NZCEO Catholic School Staff employment contracts

NZCEO Catholic Character Elaborations

Catholic Schools Education Services Archdiocese of Wellington

Board of Trustees Support

Training opportunities for BoTs

NZCEO Board of Trustees Handbook for Schools

Board of Trustees prayer resource provided byTe Kupenga – the Catholic Leadership Institute

Primary Religious Education Consultant

Anna Maria Vissers
am.vissers@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

2022 professional development opportunities for primary school staff

Resources

Faith Alive website

Te Kupenga

New Zealand Catholic Education Office

Catholic Schools Education Services Archdiocese of Wellington

Secondary Religious Education Consultant

Ilana de Ras
i.deras@wn.catholic.org.nz     04 496 1708

The Secondary Religious Education Consultant provides support and professional development to the Directors of Religious Studies and teachers of Religious Education in the Colleges of the Archdiocese of Wellington.

Newsletters

DRS Publication 2020 T1

Resources

Faith Central website

Faith Alive website

Te Kupenga – National Centre for Religious Studies

Te Kupenga – The Catholic Leadership Institute

Te Kupenga -The Nathaniel Centre

New Zealand Catholic Education Office