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 of the arrival of Sr Ursula Frayne in Western Australia. The pilgrims journeyed along the Swan River from Fremantle to Barrack St Jetty, then walked…

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 with the confidence to plan effectively for that world. CEWA Studio Curious participants completed their third session of the Studio Curious Accelerator program this week.…

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 Awards, in the categories of Learning, Engagement, Accountability and Discipleship, at the Catholic Schools Staff Breakfast, which was attended by more than 360 CEWA staff…

As CEWA schools celebrate NAIDOC week with a variety of activities, office staff get hands-on with Kaartdijin (Knowledge) Week

September 22, 2016

CEWA staff who were working from the Leederville office from 5-9 September celebrated NAIDOC Week 2016 with Kaartijin Week, a program of events put together by the Aboriginal Education Team. Kaartijin Week (kaartijin is the Noongar word for knowledge) activities included a collaborative art work created by staff under the guidance of Noongar artist and…

Creative talent and artistic flair of students comes to the fore through Catholic Arts program of events

September 22, 2016

Beginning in July and running into September, the Catholic Arts program of events showcased the rich creativity and talent of students from across the CEWA system. The Performing Arts Festival for Catholic Schools and Colleges began with a Mass held at Infant Jesus Parish Morley in July. Over the course of the next two months…

LEADing Lights aims to provide every student, teacher & staff member with seamless access to CEWA’s best resources

September 22, 2016

Twitter announced the arrival of Aidan McCarthy, Head of Digital Transformation at CEWA, on June 14. By August 1, Aidan was unveiling a bold vision to digitally transform the system to principals at the Semester Two Leaders’ Forum. That vision is called LEADing Lights and it aims to help every student, teacher and staff member…

Share your school’s stories from the Year of Mercy

September 22, 2016

As the Year of Mercy draws to a close, we are looking for stories, photos and videos of the different ways in which school communities have celebrated this Jubilee throughout 2016. From Mercy Doors, to pilgrimages, art projects, community service initiatives and events, we want to hear what the Year of Mercy has meant for…