New NCRS appointments bring wealth of knowledge to religious education

The Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand is pleased to announce the dual appointments of Dr Chris Duthie-Jung and Mrs Anne Kennedy to the positions of Head of Partnerships and Director of the National Centre for Religious Studies; and Associate Director National Centre for Religious Studies, Curriculum.

“I’m delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Duthie-Jung as Head of Partnerships and Director of the NCRS; and Mrs Anne Kennedy as Associate Director NCRS, Curriculum. In these two key positions Anne and Chris will be fulfilling vital roles not only in The Catholic Institute itself but within Catholic Education as a whole. This is a challenging and exciting time for Catholic education in New Zealand and these appointments signal TCI’s commitment to supporting strong Catholic leadership and learning excellence within the Catholic Sector. I am grateful to both of them for putting themselves forward and offering their wealth of knowledge and experience to the essential work of providing the best resources available for religious education in New Zealand,” says Prof. Anne Tuohy, Director of The Catholic Institute.

“Chris brings rich experience gained at both local and national levels in a wide variety of roles in pastoral ministry, education and theology to this newly established role. Anne is well known in Catholic Education having successfully fulfilled key responsibilities, also at local and national levels, across the Catholic School sector,”

Chris will be based in Wellington and move into his role over the next two months and Anne will be based in Dunedin commencing her role on 14th October 2013. Bio notes and photos of both appointees are available below.