Monday, 15 April 2013 10:24
We are delighted to announce that Senior College Music Teacher Nick Duirs has been awarded the Independent Schools Association Excellence in Teaching Award within the classroom and beyond. Great news for Nick and for Senior College.
Nick Duirs joined ACG Senior College in 2005 as a teacher of both Music and Geography. He has exclusively taught Music and was recently appointed as Faculty Coordinator for the Arts.
Nick commenced his teaching career in 1996 and has gained a great deal of experience working with exceptional colleagues and students in schools in Auckland, the Waikato and in Harrow, North London. His musical career has encompassed education, performance and musical direction across a broad range of musical styles and contexts.
Wednesday, 27 February 2013 14:58
At the awards ceremony for the Cambridge International Exams in Auckland, it was very clear which schools creative students should attend if they want to do well. Out of 15 Art and Design awards, 11 went to students from ACG schools.
The ceremony was held at Auckland Grammar School with 92 students receiving awards. It was an entertaining night with performances from students Benjamin Kubiak on the piano and Jessie Li on the violin. Speeches were given by Simon Peek (Senior Schools Development Manager for New Zealand, Australia and Pacific Islands), John Morris (Senior Education Advisor, Cambridge International Examinations) and student Howell Fu, who has just been accepted into Oxford University in the UK to study medicine.
Wednesday, 23 January 2013 15:38
Results for the Cambridge International Exams were released last night and it’s been another unbelievable year for the ACG group of schools.
Tuesday, 04 September 2012 09:11
STM Star High School Award
Winner: ACG Schools, New Zealand
On Saturday 1st September, ACG was for the second year in a row awarded the STM Star High School Award at the international education industry's most prestigious event at the London Hilton on Park Lane.
Tuesday, 26 June 2012 15:44
Metro Best Schools in Auckland
Thursday, 09 February 2012 12:01
Many Indian parents choose ACG schools for their children as they enjoy the high level of teaching expertise coupled with the one-on-one individual student care. Those parents will be glad of their choice this year after the Cambridge International Examination rankings came out last week.
Friday, 28 October 2011 15:08
Xinchi Qiu is another exceptional student who completed Year 13 in 2010. As a member of the Senior Scholars group last year, Xinchi continued to gain superb results. Having completed A Level Mathematics in Year 12, she entered the University of Auckland Maxx programme where she gained first place in the final examinations.
Tuesday, 06 September 2011 10:24
Kim Harase says "The winners of this event are chosen from thousands of votes cast by those in the education industry worldwide, so winning this award is a huge accolade as it places ACG at the top in terms of industry recognition by agents.
Monday, 20 June 2011 11:20
ACG was the recipient of the Air New Zealand Cargo Exporter of the Year Award – Consultants & Services Category, at the annual awards ceremony held at the Auckland Langham Hotel on Friday 17th June 2011.
The Judging panel made the following comments:
ACG is an independent provider of educational services, offering programmes from Kindergarten to pre-University, with a focus on excellent academic outcomes and superior quality of service. Founded in 1994, ACG owns and operates seven schools in New Zealand, two in Viet Nam and one in Indonesia, with over 5,000 students and 500 teaching staff. Currently, ACG has over 1,100 international students from over 40 countries studying in New Zealand, plus 1,000 students at ACG schools in Viet Nam and 250 in Jakarta.
Monday, 13 June 2011 10:36
Finalist for NZ Cargo Export Awards Auckland
Despite the recession, ACG has seen stable and consistent growth over the past few years and as a result, has been nominated for the Air NZ Cargo Export Awards Auckland in the Baldwins Intellectual Property Consultants & Services Exporter of the Year category.
ACG has been exporting education to the world since enrolling its first international students back in 1995. Currently ACG exports education to over 2000 students, frominternational students studying at ACG's NZ schools, to students at ACG's three offshore schools in Vietnam and Indonesia. Furthermore, ACG is a shareholder in the New Zealand Tertiary Education Consortium delivering curriculum for degree programmes in Oman.
The winners will be announced at a gala dinner at the Langham Hotel in Auckland on Friday, 17 June.
Finalist for the Language Travel Magazine Star Awards for International Education
The LTM Star Awards are voted by peers from the education industry and ACG has been nominated for two awards in the following categories:
•Best English Language School – Southern Hemisphere
The winners will be announced on 3 September in London after a gala dinner attended by 700 industry peers.