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Opinion: Why girls' schools succeed at producing women who lead

So, what is it about a girls’ school education that ignites in young women the determination, inspiration and motivation to lead? What gives them the courage and grit to be change-makers in a world that continues to squeeze women onto the edges of the centre stage positions that men carve for themselves?Read more here......

June 28, 2022

NCEA Results - 2021

“You don’t get results by focusing on results. You get results by focusing on the actions that produce results” - Mike Hawkins 1. We consistently achieve significantly higher than the national average across all levels inNCEA results. 2. We consistently achieve higher than decile 10 schools across all levels in NCEA results. 3. The number of students gaining levels 1,2 and 3 NCEA are significantly greater than thenational average and other decile 10 schools. 4. The number of University Ent...

March 24, 2022

Single-sex schools vs co-ed: Who has the edge?

by Brett Henebery 11 Mar 2022Dr Nicole Archard is a highly qualified, passionate advocate for girls’ education – and with a Doctor in Philosophy in Gender, Girls’ Education, Women and Leadership, in addition to three Masters’ degrees, she is well qualified to champion that view. Dr Archard, who heads up Loreto College Marryatville, believes that a girls' school environment is the best place for girls to be educated and that it equips them to challenge gender stereotypes, develop a c...

March 24, 2022

How all-girls’ schools are breaking the glass ceiling

On 8 March, International Women’s Day 2022 celebrated the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. And perhaps nowhere is more important to highlight these achievements than in girls’ schools, where the next generation of female leaders are being crafted. Indeed, all-girls’ schools in Australia are hard at work making sure that young women not only understand their potential but are equipped to use it to effect change once they leave school and launch their chosen c...

March 24, 2022

Highlights from the Homestead

It has been another busy week at Dio. Thank you to all staff for their dedication to the school and their hard work this week. It is also Volunteer Week, so I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of our dedicated volunteers (members of the School Association, volunteer coaches and managers, and parent camp helpers) - we so appreciate you. A highlight of this week was the news that our Bel Suono choir is going to be represented at the Big Sing Finale in Christchurch from 25 –27 Augus...

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