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Government program ‘will skew recruitment of teachers to public schools’

The National Catholic Education Commission has called on the Commonwealth Government to review its new teaching bursaries program, which is currently targeted solely at the government school sector.


St Kevin’s College breaks ties with Edmund Rice Education Australia

St Kevin’s College in Toorak, Melbourne, has won the right to become an independent school from December 1, breaking ties with Edmund Rice Education Australia. Source: Herald Sun.

Education Opinion

Let’s all back our teachers

It’s not an exaggeration to say teachers are key architects of the future health and prosperity of our nation, writes Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools executive director Edward Simons writes as Australia marks World Teachers Day.


New Catholic secondary school to cater to Townsville’s growing population

Townsville Catholic Education has announced the opening of a new Catholic secondary school in a bid to keep up with the region’s growing population. Source: Townsville Bulletin.


Catholic Education says scholarships for boarding students an important move

Additional funding for boarding students in regional, rural and remote areas is an important and critical development, says National Catholic Education executive director Jacinta Collins.


Symposium aims to help teachers ‘rethink’ religious education

More than 250 religious education leaders and teachers from across Australia will gather in Dubbo, New South Wales, today for the start of a two-day symposium on “Rethinking RE”. Source: BBI-TAITE.

Education Youth

Students challenged to use 10:10 vision and not blindly follow ‘the norm’

Sydney Catholic school students have been challenged to spend their time more wisely by living counter-culturally, coming back to God and the sacraments. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Appointment Education

Armidale appoints new director of schools

Armidale Catholic Schools has appointed Regina Menz as its new director of schools. Ms Menz will take up the position on January 19. Source: Armidale Diocese.

Appointment Education

Catholic Education Wilcannia-Forbes names new director of education

Wilcannia-Forbes Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green OSPPE has announced the appointment of Paula Leadbitter as director of Catholic education in the diocese, who will take up the role in January.