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Education In The Dioceses

Archdiocese adopts new method of governance of Catholic Education

The Canberra-Goulburn Archdiocese will change the governance of Catholic Education to better support the Church’s mission in education and further enhance regulatory compliance and transparency. Source: Catholic Voice.


Globally recognised education innovators to develop plan for diocese

Education innovators Pasi Sahlberg and Dave Runge will work with Catholic Education Ballarat to develop a five-year strategic plan to shape education in the diocese.


Inner-Sydney Catholic boys’ school confirms plans to enrol girls

St Mary’s Cathedral College in inner Sydney, a 200-year-old boys’ school and alma mater of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, has confirmed it will begin enrolling girls next year. Source: Daily Telegraph.

Digital Life Education

Catholic education representatives give evidence at AI inquiry

Catholic education representatives have participated in the Albanese Government’s inquiry into the use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in the education system. Source: NCEC.

Education Politics

Catholic school communities ‘offering relief for families’

National Catholic Education executive director Jacinta Collins yesterday addressed the Senate select committee hearing on the cost of living, highlighting how Catholic school communities are offering relief for families.


Scholarships help vulnerable children attend Catholic schools

Almost 500 scholarships have been offered to primary and secondary school-aged children and young people in care as part of an ongoing collaboration between Catholic Education South Australia and the Department for Child Protection. Source: The Southern Cross.

Appointment Education First Nations

Edmund Rice appoints inaugural director of First Nations education

Edmund Rice Education Australia Flexible Schools, the largest national network of alternative schools in Australia, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Elizabeth Kupsch as its inaugural director of First Nations education. 


Catholic schools offer fee relief as cost-of-living pressures increase

Cost-of-living pressures are front of mind for Catholic school principals as children return to school in Victoria this week, with Catholic Education Ballarat moving to reassure families experiencing genuine hardship that fee relief is available.


School Savvy answers the call for back-to-school support

With uniform, stationery and back-to-school stocks replenished, Centacare Far North Queensland’s School Savvy program has broken past records in providing help to families to start the school year. Source: Australian Rural and Regional News.