Sancta Maria Primary and College had the privilege of hosting a conference for teachers about the future of education last Wednesday and Thursday. Teachers from all over New Zealand were invited to learn from the US Harvard professor Charles Fadel about the increasing presence of artificial intelligence (AI) in education. In addition, 5 students from both Elim Christian College and Sancta Maria College were lucky enough to attend the first day of the conference to represent the student perspective.

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One thousand years ago, Hape first landed at Te Puketāpapatanga a Hape in Ihumātao. This unique mountain can show geological evidence of the first Maori occupation.

On Thursday, the Year 11 Geography went on a trip to visit the Otuataua Stonefields which they have been studying for the past few weeks.

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