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Prendiville Catholic College TIDE products to reach Canadian shores

Prendiville Catholic College TIDE products to reach Canadian shores

Prendiville Catholic College’s TIDE, (Technology, Innovation, Design and Enterprise) business has been running successfully under the school’s FlexEd program since it opened at the start of 2016. Previously known as Manual Arts, it since evolved into TIDE through the vision of Subject Coordinator Warrick Palmateer and Lynn Vroombout who is now TIDE Coordinator. Prendiville Catholic College…

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29th Performing Arts Festival – entries now open

29th Performing Arts Festival - entries now open

The 29th Performing Arts Festival is taking place from 19 July through to 31 August this year. The Catholic Arts Office has recently sent an information pack to all Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) schools that contains information about the 2018 Festival. The Festival provides a wonderful opportunity for schools to showcase students’ talents through…

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Inter-school ‘Whadjuk Gift’ engages students in learning and reconciliation

Inter-school 'Whadjuk Gift' engages students in learning and reconciliation

Hundreds of students from six Catholic primary schools will come together at Mater Dei College in Edgewater for the inaugural Whadjuk Gift this month – a reconciliation initiative combining sport, creative design and culture. Central to the project are t-shirt designs, with about 350 students each having created a design representing an Aboriginal nation. Students…

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IMCC class of 2017 students return with meaningful gift

IMCC class of 2017 students return with meaningful gift

Some of the academic high achieving students from Irene McCormack Catholic College’s class of 2017 returned recently, presenting the College community with a gift of thanks from their cohort. The gift was a mural titled Legacy, painted by a group of ten 2017 alumni, featuring a portrait of College patron Sr Irene McCormack, a stylised…

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CEWA educators carry Queen’s Baton in Commonwealth relay

CEWA educators carry Queen's Baton in Commonwealth relay

Two CEWA educators recently had the privilege of running as baton bearers in the Queen’s Baton Relay, in the lead up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Julie Hornby, Principal of Mercy College, and Donna Johnson, a Teacher Assistant at Mater Christi Catholic Primary School, were selected to take part in the 388-day relay,…

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350 CEWA students gather for 2018 Project Compassion launch          

350 CEWA students gather for 2018 Project Compassion launch          

Around 350 students, as well as staff and principals from 25 Catholic secondary schools, were joined by Caritas Western Australia, Parish representatives and a number of Catholic agencies and organisations from across the Archdiocese of Perth to participate in the 2018 Project Compassion launch, held at Newman College on 13 February. Running for the last…

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Seton Project Based Learning course inspires useful apps

Seton Project Based Learning course inspires useful apps

Seton Catholic College’s embrace of Project Based Learning is resulting in the development of apps by students that help deal with real-world problems. The focus on Project Based Learning reflects a recognition by the College that new demands on work and life after school require new skills to be fostered in high school, including collaboration,…

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You’re invited! Cross-sector teen forum organised by CEWA students

You're invited! Cross-sector teen forum organised by CEWA students

In November 2016, Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) held a round table conversation with the WA Police Commissioner at the Catholic Education Centre in Leederville.  A group of students from Sacred Heart College attended and asked how young people could have a say in decisions that involve and affect WA youth. The students then began…

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Edmund Rice College Student Workshop

Edmund Rice College, previously Catholic Agricultural College, celebrates launch of new name

This year, Edmund Rice College in Bindoon has taken on their new name, previously called Catholic Agricultural College. The school’s new name and motto represent the College as it is today; a warm, supportive and vibrant community, that looks to the future of continuing to deliver a quality Catholic education to all students – Edmund…

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CEWA student teams excel in Just Start It competition

CEWA student teams excel in Just Start It competition

Five out of six teams competing in the finals of the 2017 Just Start It competition were from CEWA colleges, with one of the two teams from Seton Catholic College taking out the grand prize of $15,000 funding for the development of their proposed app. The Just Start It high school program supports students with…

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