The Second Week of Lent

March 17, 2017

Reflection on the Gospel Matthew 17:1-9

Aranmore’s Specialist Rugby Program builds momentum

March 17, 2017

  Aranmore Catholic College has long held a reputation as one of Western Australia’s most prestigious rugby schools, and the school’s high quality rugby program is bearing fruit with the Girls’ Sevens team qualifying for the Sanix World Rugby Youth Tournament. Aranmore is the only Australian school competing in the prestigious event. The Sanix Tourment…

Story Dogs program assisting with literacy in CEWA Schools

March 17, 2017

Several Western Australian Catholic schools have joined an innovative new program to assist with child literacy. Story Dogs is a program designed to improve children’s reading and communication skills through reading to an unusual audience – dogs. The children chosen for the program are usually Year 2 students between the ages of 7-8, and the…

Studio Curious projects continue with Innovation Sprints: Teacher Focus, Leader Focus and Leading Learning Networks

March 16, 2017

The Studio Curious team have moved into the Leederville CEWA office to work on the three Innovation Sprints: Teacher Focus, Leader Focus and Leading Learning Networks. The Sprints get underway with the Teacher Focus design project. Under the direction of Gabrielle Doyle, Director of Teaching and Learning, the project aims to improve student learning outcomes across…

Two Catholic education teachers awarded ASG National Excellence in Teaching Awards

March 16, 2017

The 2016 ASG National Excellence in Teaching (NEiTA) recipients were announced at an awards ceremony in Melbourne on Friday 10 March 2017, where two Catholic Education WA teachers were presented with professional development grants. ASG’s NEiTA Foundation was established in 1994 as a way of providing communities with the opportunity to formally recognise and thank…

Leadership Charter: It takes a community to LEAD a Catholic school

March 16, 2017

  Re-imagining leadership at Catholic Education Western Australia is motivated by the increasingly complex landscape in which Catholic schooling is occurring. The urgency of the need for change brings pressures and opportunities that require all of us to assume personal and co-responsibility for the learning of students and each other. As a result of this…

CEWA uses wearable technology to monitor health and wellbeing of school principals

March 16, 2017

Catholic Education Western Australia is working with Professor Donna Cross of the Telethon Kids Institute on a research project into the health and wellness of principals, thought to be the first of its kind across the world. It has been designed in collaboration with the Catholic Primary Principals’ Association, and will involve principals using wearable…

Holy Cross College student invited to attend Premier’s ANZAC Student Tour 2017 in Singapore   

March 16, 2017

Caitlin McKenzie, Year 11 student of Holy Cross College, has been selected to attend the Premier’s ANZAC Student Tour 2017 as a result of her winning essay examining the importance of the ANZAC legacy and what it means to young West Australians. Caitlin’s passion for history motivated her to enter the competition during a busy…

Mandurah Catholic College graduates showcased at 2017 Media Perspectives

March 16, 2017

Films by former Catholic Education Western Australia students, Jasmin Rowe and Emily Garden, are currently being screened in locations across the State in this year’s Media Perspectives exhibition. The Mandurah Catholic College graduates share the spotlight with a select group of 15 students, comprising the top ATAR Media productions by Year 12 students throughout Western…

Irene McCormack welcomes Perth Glory player to Catholic College Soccer Academy Coaching staff

March 16, 2017

  Shawn Billam, former Irene McCormack Catholic College student and successful Perth Glory Women’s player, has joined the College Soccer Academy Coaching staff. After graduating from Irene McCormack Catholic College in 2009, Shawn went on to complete her Physical Education teaching degree. She has since had great success in her soccer career, playing for Perth…