'Survive' middle school student leaders' conference

Elim middle school student leaders conference

Elim Christian College is excited to host a fantastic event for Year 7-10 student leaders. This is an opportunity not to be missed! As Christian leaders we are called to reach, serve and influence those around us, but how can we do this in today's constantly changing culture?

'Survive' is a Christian middle school leadership conference with a purpose of equipping young leaders to thrive in today's culture as beacons of influence to those around them.

At this conference your nominated student leaders will hear inspiring speakers, have the opportunity to participate in team building activities enhancing their communication and cooperation skills and have the chance to meet other leaders from around NZ.

Date:    21st and 22nd September 2017
Time:    Thursday 9.30am - 3pm
            Thursday afternoon, Ten Pin Bowling (optional)
            Thursday evening 5.30pm - 8pm
            Friday 9.30am - 1pm
Where:  Elim East Church 150 Botany Road
Cost:     $40 per attendee (extra cost for Ten Pin Bowling)


An invoice will be sent to your school once all participants are registered. Please register both students and adults attending.

Register your school's delegates

AGM 2017 and Executive elections

Please click here to learn more about our upcoming AGM and the process for nominating candidates for the Executive.

Connect 17 - NZACS Teachers' Conference


Connect 17 - the NZACS Teachers' Conference 2017 - will be held at KingsWay School in Orewa. The conference will begin at 1pm on Monday 10th July and will conclude at 1pm on Wednesday 12th July.

Register online 

Download documents:

Networking session 1 options (to be uploaded)
Networking session 2 options (to be uploaded)

The Connect theme will encourage teachers to connect with Christ, with Christian Education and with Colleagues.

The keynote speaker is Naomi Reed (Aust). Naomi is an award winning author and speaker who has published six books with over 47,000 copies sold worldwide. In 2009, No Ordinary View won the Australian Christian Book of the Year award. Naomi has spoken at over 400 conventions and special events around the world. Naomi and her husband serve on the leadership team of their local church.

Approximately 70 workshops have been organised - details to follow. Facilitated networking sessions have been scheduled where teachers will be able to meet with those from other schools who teach similar year levels and/or subject areas.

Further details about the conference, including workshop details, will be uploaded to this page as they become available.

The earlybird conference fee is $199. Fees will be invoiced within two weeks of registrations being received.Logo for web 1754 72 Dpi



ACS Leaders Retreat

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The annual Associated Christian Schools (Australia) Leaders' Retreat is being held from Wednesday 26th July to Friday 28th July 2017 at the Mercure Gold Coast, Palm Meadows Drive, Carrara QLD. 

The theme for the Retreat is “Legacy of Influence: Doing Good and Leading Well”.  ACS  is honoured to be hosting Dr Michael Lindsay as our keynote speaker this year.  Michael serves as the eighth president of Gordon College in the USA.

Download programme and registration details

Curriculum Connectedness PD

Please click here to be redirected to our regional PD page, which has information on 'Curriculum Connectedness' PD being offered by NZACS and BTI, and facilitated by Dr Marion Sanders, in 2017.