We are inspirational storytellers bringing hope and aroha to children in Aotearoa.
We encourage and support tamariki to make positive life choices, grow their mana and self-worth, and achieve their potential.
Launchpad – Christian Values Education (formerly know as “Bible in Schools”) is a not-for-profit organisation that equips our tamariki with tools to navigate the ever-changing world.
Our Launchpad Champions programme:
Is a weekly, 30-minute, fun and interactive presentation using korero, multimedia, music and games to present Christian values.
Presents korero (stories) from the Bible and well-known role models from NZ history and the world to provide positive examples for our tamariki.
Reinforces school values, and supports key competencies in the New Zealand Curriculum/Te Marautanga o Aotearoa.
Supports the health aspect of the curriculum, in particular hauora and the taha wairua/spiritual aspect of te whare tapa whā.
Supports wellbeing in education, including the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy, helping children develop social and emotional skills and feel loved and supported.
Supports Aotearoa NZ History, sharing foundational stories with a focus on Māori narratives.