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•   Liggins Science
•   Scholarships at Tamaki College
•   Maths Week

Tamaki College Values
Tamaki College is the first school to be part of the Student-Scientist
Mentor Scheme. Students enter the Scheme at Year 10 ...
The students presented their findings to an invited audience including the
Tamaki College Tongan Parent Community Group, fa...
The Auckland University of Technology offer Tamaki College three
Scholarships each year.

1. The Significant Student Schola...
Scholarships that Tamaki College students generally apply for.


The University of Auckland Chancellor’s Awards for Top Ma...
The University of Auckland Scholarships

•   Offered to students who are NZ citizens or permanent residents of over two
  ...
ALDIS Scholarship:

•     Study mathematics over 2009 Summer School period (Jan/Feb) at the University
      of Auckland.
...
Thinking
In Term 3 our school celebrates maths week by encouraging students
to participate in the Mathex competition as well as a v...
Commitment
“The irony of commitment is that it’s deeply liberating in
work, in play, in love”

 - Anne Morris

Excellence
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  1. 1. Designer & Editor - Satuala Faulalo Design Concepts - Miss K Ferguson Photographer - Miss K Ferguson Photos - Mr C Dewan Editor - Mr C Dewan Editor - Ms P Bailey Printer - AB Printers Ltd
  2. 2. Articles • Liggins Science • Scholarships at Tamaki College • Maths Week Tamaki College Values
  3. 3. Tamaki College is the first school to be part of the Student-Scientist Mentor Scheme. Students enter the Scheme at Year 10 and are matched with a scientist mentor. In their first year they participate in the Royal Society of NZ CREST programme, undertaking a novel scientific research project which is linked to the New Zealand curriculum. The students attend regular workshops at the Liggins Institute and have Liggins Institute staff working with their teachers in school. The students are in their second year in the the Institute’s Student-Scientist Mentor Scheme, one of the outreach programmes of the innovative Liggins Education Network for Science, directed by senior Biology Teacher, Jacquie Bay.
  4. 4. The students presented their findings to an invited audience including the Tamaki College Tongan Parent Community Group, families and friends. A group of students from our school have been exploring issues of diabetes and obesity with researchers at The University of Auckland’s Liggins Institute. The work is linked to assessment in science at NCEA Level 1 and the students have set it within the context of it’s impact on Maori and Pasifika Communities.
  5. 5. The Auckland University of Technology offer Tamaki College three Scholarships each year. 1. The Significant Student Scholarship • Must study at degree level • Must be on target to achieve 60 Crs at L3 • NZ Citizen or permanent resident • Selected by Tamaki College on the basis of leadership excellence demonstrated at secondary school in community, cultural or sporting activities 2. Vice Chancellors Scholarship • Must study at degree level • Must be on target to obtain 80 Crs at L3 credits • NZ Citizen or permanent resident • Selected by Tamaki College on the basis of consistent academic excellence demonstrated at secondary school 3. Pasifika Community Partnership Scholarship • Must have the potential to successfully complete an under graduate – degree and a track record of success – academic, sporting, cultural or leadership • You can pathway to a degree but must meet the following criteria the poten- tial to complete an under graduate degree • NZ Citizen or permanent resident • Must have - Pasifika ethnicity • Selected by Tamaki College on the basis of leadership, and excellence dem- onstrated at secondary school in community, cultural or sporting activities
  6. 6. Scholarships that Tamaki College students generally apply for. The University of Auckland Chancellor’s Awards for Top Maori and Pacific Scholars • Top Maori and Pacific scholars who are NZ citizens or permanent residents of over two years, currently in Yr 13 at a NZ secondary school and enrolling full time at the University of Auckland • You must have been at Tamaki College for a minimum of one school year prior to the award being offered • Basis of selection: Academic ability based on results from NCEA L2 plus demon- strated cultural participation in Maori or Pacific context, all round ability, leadership potential, motivation to attend and likelihood to succeed at a research-led Univer- sity The University of Auckland Jubilee Awards (School leavers) • Offered to students who are NZ citizens or permanent residents of over two years, currently in Yr 13 at a NZ secondary school and enrolling full time at the Univer- sity of Auckland • Basis of selection: academic merit, motivation to succeed at University and finan- cial need
  7. 7. The University of Auckland Scholarships • Offered to students who are NZ citizens or permanent residents of over two years, currently in Yr 13 at a NZ secondary school and enrolling full time at the University of Auckland. • Basis of selection: outstanding academic ability based on results at L2 or higher, as well as demonstrating leadership potential, all round ability, and achievement in cultural and sporting abilitie sand motivation to attend a research-led University. • To hold the scholarship the awardee must obtain at least 80 L3 credits or L4 NCEA with a substantial portion at Excellence. The University of Auckland Alumni Scholarship • One student nominated by Tamaki College. • Offered to students who are NZ citizens or permanent residents of over two years, currently in Yr 13 at a NZ secondary school and enrolling full time at the University of Auckland. • The basis of selection will be academic merit, motivation to succeed at Univer- sity and demonstrated financial hardship. The First Foundation Scholarships: High achieving Year 11 students who are achieving academically in Year 12 are considered for the scholarship. The scholarships provide students with the majority of their fees paid for University, mentoring and holiday employment. To be eligible applicants must be on track academically and have a financial need – this is based on the parental/caregiver income.
  8. 8. ALDIS Scholarship: • Study mathematics over 2009 Summer School period (Jan/Feb) at the University of Auckland. • Students leaving school at the end of this year with in an interest in studying some mathematics at University. • Students from a Maori or Pasifika background. • Successful applicants will take Maths 102 course at Summer School or an ap- propriate alternative. • All Summer School and course fees will be paid for by the Department of Mathematics. • In addition each successful applicant attending Summer School will receive $1000 from the Department of Mathematics. • A pass in the Summer School will be credited towards a degree when the scholar is admitted to enroll at the University of Auckland. General: • Breakout Scholarship data base covers a wide range of scholarships available for all Tamaki College students to search. Please see Careers staff for log in details and password. • Travel schools often offer scholarships – check out web sites for details or see Tamaki College careers staff. • Contact your Iwi.
  9. 9. Thinking
  10. 10. In Term 3 our school celebrates maths week by encouraging students to participate in the Mathex competition as well as a variety of chal- lenges, auctions, survivor games, online activities, origami and other fun activities. Both students and staff also participated in the daily challenges. Thanks to all the Maths teachers for their hard work, creativity and boundless energy and to Mrs Pamaka for sponsoring the lap-top and vouchers to the value of $50 for each winner. The overall maths week winner receives a lap-top.
  11. 11. Commitment “The irony of commitment is that it’s deeply liberating in work, in play, in love” - Anne Morris Excellence “Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude” - Ralph Marston Responsibility “The price of greatness is responsibility” - Winston Churchill Thinking “Thinking is easy, acting is difficult, and to put one’s thoughts into action is the most difficult thing in the world” - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Success “Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.” - Arnola. H . Glosqow

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