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CEWA students excel in NAPLAN

CEWA students excel in NAPLAN

December 1, 2016

Students at Catholic Education Western Australia schools performed strongly in this year’s NAPLAN testing, showing improvements in most domains, across all year levels. CEWA’s Year 3 results, in particular, stood…

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UNDA collaborates with CEWA on new Catholic Leadership course for 2017

UNDA collaborates with CEWA on new Catholic Leadership course for 2017

December 1, 2016

A new postgraduate program from the University of Notre Dame Australia (UNDA), developed in collaboration with Catholic Education Western Australia, will equip aspiring leaders with additional skills to further their…

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New sub-committees to support CECWA in 2017

New sub-committees to support CECWA in 2017

December 1, 2016

Catholic Education Western Australia is set to benefit from improved governance practices following the implementation of new Catholic Education Commission of WA (CECWA) Sub-Committees in 2017. The Sub-Committees will advise…

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30 Year Anniversary of St John Paul II’s opening of Catholic Education Centre

30 Year Anniversary of St John Paul II’s opening of Catholic Education Centre

December 1, 2016

In 1986, St John Paul II toured Australia, a Papal visit that included the now famous speech to an audience of Aboriginal people at Alice Springs on 29 November. After…

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Symbolic gifts from Prendiville Catholic College make their way aCross the World during Year of Mercy

Symbolic gifts from Prendiville Catholic College make their way aCross the World during Year of Mercy

December 1, 2016

The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, concluding recently on 20 November, was a source of creative reflection and inspiration for CEWA schools, as they joined the worldwide church in celebrating the…

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Catholic schools take 5 out of 8 places in state team for Australasia-Pacific Tournament of Minds finals

Catholic schools take 5 out of 8 places in state team for Australasia-Pacific Tournament of Minds finals

September 22, 2016

Many Western Australian Catholic schools have been making the most of learning opportunities available through the Tournament of Minds competition in recent years. Following this year’s WA regional finals for…

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Nominations are open for the WA Young Achiever Awards, including Catholic Education Western Australia's Young Leadership category

Nominations are open for the WA Young Achiever Awards, including Catholic Education Western Australia’s Young Leadership category

September 22, 2016

The Western Australian Young Achiever Awards, being held for this year for the second time, showcase outstanding achievements of people up to the age of 29 in the WA community.…

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CEWA schools team up for students and staff pilgrimage celebrating Year of Mercy and 170th anniversary of Sr Ursula Frayne's WA arrival

CEWA schools team up for students and staff pilgrimage celebrating Year of Mercy and 170th anniversary of Sr Ursula Frayne’s WA arrival

September 22, 2016

Students and staff from 14 CEWA schools made a unique pilgrimage recently to mark both the Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy declared by Pope Francis, as well as the 170th anniversary…

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Studio Curious challenges the future of learning and collaboration

Studio Curious challenges the future of learning and collaboration

September 22, 2016

The challenge that schools face in the present and future is to be relevant, engaging and connected to the pace of the outside world. Studio Curious is providing CEWA staff…

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Awards acknowledge Catholic schools and colleges for system-leading initiatives in Learning, Engagement, Accountability and Discipleship

Awards acknowledge Catholic schools and colleges for system-leading initiatives in Learning, Engagement, Accountability and Discipleship

September 22, 2016

Seven Catholic schools and colleges recently collected LEAD Awards for Excellence, in recognition of outstanding work in the areas of CEWA’s strategic direction. State Education Minister Peter Collier presented the…

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