Cross, Celtic, Scotland, Sky, Blue, Religion
Educating for the Whole of Life by Rev Sharon Ross Ensor

Powerpoint slides

This paper was presented to the 2018 Presbyterian Schools’ conference in Dunedin. It reflects on what lies at the heart of a Presbyterian school.


Roots and Shoots by Rev Dr Carolyn Kelly

Carolyn, the then Director of the Presbyterian Church Schools’ Resource Office, presented this paper at the 2012 Presbyterian Church Schools’ Conference at Solway College in Masterton.

It is in two sections:

Part One: Theological reflections on schools and the church in Aotearoa-New Zealand

Part Two: What is religious Education?


Journeys of Faith (download) by Prof Peter Lineham

Peter is Professor of History at Massey University. He presented this paper to the Integrated Schools’ Conference in June 2015. The theme of the conference was The Power of Story. In his paper Peter traces the religious-secular story in New Zealand and reflects on the important role of faith-based schools in telling the story of Christian faith in the midst of an increasingly secular narrative in New Zealand society.