CEWA schools achieve 100% WACE

January 17, 2018

Three Catholic colleges serving diverse communities were amongst only 14 schools across the state with 100 percent Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) achievement last year. Kearnan College, located in the south-west town of Manjimup, was one of these schools, with all 25 Year 12 students achieving the WACE. Twenty-four Kearnan College students successfully completed…

Dr Debra Sayce congratulates Year 12 students on 2017 achievements

December 22, 2017

  Students who completed the Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) at Catholic schools across the state in 2017 have demonstrated outstanding learning outcomes and achievements, with many being recognised with School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) awards today. Three Catholic college students were announced as recipients of General Exhibition awards, which are presented to…

Year of Youth officially launched at 2017 Australian Catholic Youth Festival

December 15, 2017

The 2017 Australian Catholic Youth Festival (ACYF) concluded on Saturday 9 December with the largest Catholic Mass held in Australia since World Youth Day in 2008, with 15,000 gathering in Sydney’s Domain for the final celebration. A fitting way to end three days of prayer, worship and music experiences, and to nationally launch 2018 as…

Milestone moments for LEADing Lights

November 30, 2017

2017 has been a transformative year on the LEADing Lights project. Look at all we have accomplished together on Catholic Education Western Australia’s (CEWA) journey as a coherent learning organisation, becoming an adaptive education system! Three hundred school leaders met in February around the Leaders’ Forum and reaffirmed the goal of delivering an intelligent, integrated…

Primary students visit beach for the first time with help of College student’s inter-school initiative

November 30, 2017

A number of students from Majella Catholic Primary School (CPS) in Balga saw and swam at the beach for the first time this week, thanks to the work of John XXIII College student, Georgia Williams. Georgia was inspired to organise a beach day for Majella students after visiting the school as part of her College’s…

CEWA Fee Policy assisting families in need

November 30, 2017

The purpose of Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) as an organisation is to provide a Catholic faith-based education to all who seek one. A focus on affordability for the current and future families enrolled in our schools is a key aspect of this. The responsibility to remain affordable stems from the Bishops’ Mandate, and our…

Record number of scholarships awarded in CECWA program

November 30, 2017

A record number of scholarships have been awarded for the 2018 Catholic Education Comission of Western Australia (CECWA) Scholarship Program, following an excellent response to the call out for applications. Applications for the program closed at the end of October, and 238 Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) staff will further their learning in 2018 with…

St Luke’s Karratha student heading to Canberra with vision for leadership

November 27, 2017

Navyaa Shukla, who recently completed Year 11 at St Luke’s College in Karratha, is heading to the national capital this week as one of 15 young regional women who won a place in the 2017 Country to Canberra Power Trip. Navyaa wrote a 400 word proposal responding to the question From primary school to Prime…

Lumen Christi wins PALS Award through innovative Arts project

November 24, 2017

Students and staff of Lumen Christi College were recently awarded for their efforts in promoting reconciliation in their school community, bringing children’s book “The Toast Tree” to the stage. Head of Arts at Lumen Christi College, Carmen Stewart and Aboriginal Liaison Officer, Simon Stewart together planned a collaborative program that saw wonderful participation of students…

CEWA school students win big at Tournament of Minds finals!

November 24, 2017

Two of Catholic Education Western Australia’s schools have taken out first place in the prestigious Tournament of Minds (TOM) competition. Celebrating 30 years of excellence this year, TOM is a problem-solving program for primary and secondary school students that develops students’ skills in enterprise, time management, and team work. This year, the competition involved 15,000…