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Digital Life Education Youth

New podcast series gives students a voice

Year 11 students from a Melbourne Catholic secondary school have shared their views on subjects such as bullying, academic stress, addiction, judgement, social media challenges and nurturing friendships in a new series of podcasts. Source: Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools.


New teaching method a Catalyst for stronger NAPLAN results

Catholic schools in Canberra-Goulburn Archdiocese say strong NAPLAN results recorded this year are due, in part, to a newly adopted teaching approach. Source: ABC News.


MACS boss outlines ‘bold and ambitious goal’ for schools

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools executive director Edward Simons outlined a vision for the largest non-government schooling system in Australia at a Melbourne Catholic Professionals gathering last week. Source: Melbourne Catholic.


One in three kids fails NAPLAN literacy and numeracy exams

Catch-up classes for struggling students will be prioritised by the Albanese Government after one in three children failed literacy and numeracy exams this year, according to NAPLAN results released today. Source: The Australian.

Education South Australia

Catholic Education SA continues freeze on fees

Catholic Education SA has announced it will freeze tuition fees at 84 diocesan schools across the state for the 2024 school year.

Education Queensland

Union says strike at Catholic schools triggered by ‘workload crisis’

More than 4000 teachers and support staff at 106 Queensland Catholic schools will strike for an hour on Wednesday – the second industrial action in 10 days. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Education First Nations

Indigenous attendance rates highest in Catholic schools

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Catholic schools in New South Wales have the highest attendance rates of Indigenous students in the state, a report from the sector has revealed. Source: Daily Telegraph.


Catholic school families to receive support as part of transition plan

Families and carers of students attending four Melbourne Catholic primary schools will receive financial and wellbeing support to assist them with transitioning to neighbouring schools from 2024. Source: Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools.

Education Sport

Adelaide school teams up with English soccer giants

Christian Brothers College Adelaide has announced an innovative partnership with Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, one of the world’s most famous soccer clubs. Source: The Southern Cross.