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Education In The Dioceses

New purpose sought for historic local landmark

Diocese of Sale Catholic Education and the Sale Diocese have issued an update on the future use of the historic Our Lady of Sion Convent building and campus in Sale. Source: Gippsland Times.


Excellent achievements recognised at Excellence Awards

Toowoomba Catholic Schools has celebrated its outstanding educators and staff at its annual Excellence Awards, which showcase people who model, demonstrate and live excellence in their roles.


Mobile phones banned in Sydney Catholic schools

Catholic students and teachers will get a much-needed reprieve from distracting digital devices, with a ban on mobile phones during school hours coming into effect across Sydney Catholic schools. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Education Victoria

More private schools to be hit with payroll tax after government backflip

The Victorian Government will add more non-government schools to its payroll tax hit list, four weeks after making assurances that the list of schools subject to payroll tax would not change. Source: The Age.

Education Science

Catholic astronauts set to blast off to Planet Adelaide

Students from Our Lady of Good Counsel School, Deepdene, will represent Victoria after winning the state final of The Andy Thomas Space Foundation’s “Kids in Space” program. Source: Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools.


Budget boost for underfunded Catholic schools in Central Australia

Additional Commonwealth funding to Central Australian schools next year will assist underfunded Catholic schools in one of the most disadvantaged parts of Australia, National Catholic Education executive director Jacinta Collins says.

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.