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Cairns to host 2025 Australian Catholic Education Conference

Cairns Diocese will host the next Australian Catholic Education Conference from August 20-22, 2025, the National Catholic Education Commission has announced.

Education HIgher Education

Student teachers learn how career in the bush is top class

Catholic schools in Armidale Diocese have continued to build their partnership with the University of Notre Dame Australia by placing teaching students in Tamworth to give them a taste of the career opportunities that can be pursued in the bush.

Arts and Entertainment Education

Catholic college band wins national people’s choice award

M22, a Christian music band from a Melbourne Catholic school, has taken out the Christian Media & Arts Australia Artist of the Year – People’s Choice Award. Source: MACS.

Education Mental Health

Monty works like a dog to take the stress out of going to school

When a group of year 5 students at St Monica’s Primary School in Canberra pitched the idea of a wellbeing dog last year, principal Lisa Harris was all ears. Source: ABC News.

Appointment Education

Catholic Education Sandhurst names new executive director

Catholic Education Sandhurst has appointed Kate Fogarty, current principal of Assumption College in Kilmore, as its new executive director.


Catholic schools want changes to national education policies

Australia’s Catholic school leaders want to see national education policy initiatives become more aligned to student outcomes and centred on a strong evidence base. Source: The Educator.

Education HIgher Education

ACU puts literary skills front and Centre

Scientifically validated literacy practices for teachers and improved student reading outcomes are at the heart of Australian Catholic University’s new Australian Centre for the Advancement of Literacy, which was officially launched yesterday.

Education Victoria

Call to expand free teaching courses to Catholic schools

Victoria’s Catholic education body has called on the Andrews Government to expand its free teaching courses, arguing it will unfairly favour the state system and won’t fix the teacher shortage crisis. Source: Herald Sun.

Education Peace Pope Francis

Greater literacy promotes sustainable and peaceful societies: Pope

If people can learn how to inflict suffering on others with ever more deadly weapons, they can also learn to stop doing so, Pope Francis said in a message marking International Literacy Day. Source: NCR Online.