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Education Formation

Conference explores formation in Catholic education

The University of Notre Dame Australia and Catholic Education Western Australia joined forces to host the “Formation as the Foundation” conference, exploring the pivotal role of formation in Catholic education. 

Education Leadership

Sr Elizabeth recognised for exceptional contribution to Catholic education

Sr Elizabeth Dodds RSC has been recognised for her exceptional contribution to Catholic education, receiving the Brother Kelvin Canavan Catholic School Leadership Award at the Catholic Schools NSW education law symposium. Source: The Catholic Weekly.


Resources announcement puts smile on teachers’ faces

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools will work with its primary school teachers to develop high-quality, comprehensive curriculum resource materials enabling them to focus more on the core task of teaching, where their time and energy counts the most.

Arts Education

Stage set for students to shine at annual arts festival

More than 850 talented Catholic school students from North Queensland converged at the Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre yesterday to kick off the 2023 Mulkadee Youth Arts Festival. Source: Townsville Catholic Education.


Parents assured of long-term future for leading boys’ school  

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools has assured parents of the long-term future of De La Salle College after it was purchased from the De La Salle Brothers. Source: Herald Sun.

Education Opinion

Retraining teachers reaps results for students

A report from the Teacher Education Expert Panel 2023, written by University of Sydney vice-chancellor Professor Mark Scott, has important insights into how to make teachers highly effective, writes Catholic schools leader Ross Fox. Source: SMH.


School attendance may never bounce back: Catholic education chief

Catholic Schools NSW chief Dallas McInerney says there is a risk attendance levels will never return to normal, calling for an inquiry into the long-term consequences of shutting down schools during the pandemic. Source: Sydney Morning Herald.


Catholic Schools Broken Bay gets top marks

An ambitious plan and strategic direction for Catholic Schools Broken Bay is proving a great success, two-and-a-half years since it was introduced.

Education Victoria

Victoria backtracks on private schools payroll tax, lifting threshold to $15,000

Victoria’s highest-fee schools will face new payroll tax rules from next year, but the measure will raise $100 million less than expected after the Government backtracked from its original plan following fierce opposition. Source: The Age.