CEWA educators showcase work focused on trauma and development

November 24, 2017

Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) school leaders and educators from across the Kimberley region met recently in Broome to showcase their work on the Trauma Informed Schools Project. The meeting followed similar workshops in Perth, and gave Catholic school staff an opportunity to share and discuss their participation in action research for the project, which…

Faith and friendship: Nagle students return from immersion tour in East Timor  

November 24, 2017

During the last school holidays on Friday 22 September, 16 Nagle Catholic College students who are part of the Faith Drive Endeavour Program, took off for an immersion tour of East Timor. The students were joined by staff members and Father Tai, to experience an 11-day immersion tour of a lifetime. The first part of…

St Helena’s CPS and Mercy College receive 2016 Archbishop’s Spirit Awards

November 24, 2017

Each year the Archbishop presents Spirit Awards to a Catholic primary and secondary school, not in recognition of how much money they have raised, but in acknowledgement and appreciation of two schools that have shown incredible support and active participation in the whole LifeLink initiative as well as LifeLink Day, which was held earlier this…

Students at Ursula Frayne lead Praise & Worship Workshop

November 24, 2017

Two Year 12 students of Ursula Frayne Catholic College have shared their experience in pioneering a praise and worship project in their final term of school this year. Student leaders Raymond Yong and Mark de Silva, with the help and support of one of the school’s religion teachers, Mr. Joshua Stock, lead praise and worship…

Primary Principals’ Wellbeing Project findings expected early 2018

November 24, 2017

Earlier this year Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) began work with Professor Donna Cross of the Telethon Kids Institute on the Primary Principals’ Wellbeing Project, a research project into the health and wellness of principals. Designed and implemented in partnership with the Catholic Primary Principals’ Association, 50 Catholic Primary School Principals participated in the project…

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

November 9, 2017

Catholic Agricultural College is excited to announce the new name of their school, now Edmund Rice College. Over the past few years Catholic Agricultural College has been in consultation with the College community to choose an alternative name that more accurately represents their broad educational focus – having now grown to encompass other vocational areas.…

CECWA commemorate 500th meeting

November 9, 2017

The Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) held their 500th meeting on Friday, 3 November, at the Catholic Education Centre in Leederville. Commissioners were presented with a copy of the original agenda and minutes documents of the first meeting, which also convened on 3 November, in 1970, at De Vialar College, Hilton Park (now…

Ursula Frayne’s recipe for success

November 9, 2017

Year 12 Ursula Frayne student Yolanda Karumbidza has been awarded a $20,000 scholarship to study a Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management) at reputable hospitality institute Le Cordon Bleu Australia. Yolanda who completed a Certificate IV in Business along with ATAR English as part of her WACE, chose Le Cordon Bleu for its strong industry influence…

IMCC students participate in Vinnies Street Appeal

November 9, 2017

On Friday, 8th September Irene McCormack Catholic College students from Years 10 and 11 were rattling and shaking donation buckets for over three hours along Ocean Keys Boulevard in Clarkson, together with thousands of volunteers right across the nation, in the annual Vinnies Street Appeal. The Appeal is a fundraising initiative which supports St Vincent…

Mandurah Catholic College celebrates Silver Jubilee with a special memento

November 9, 2017

Three unique glass crosses have been unveiled as a fitting finale to Mandurah Catholic College’s 25th anniversary celebrations this year. As a Silver Jubilee gift to the College, Principal, Mr Chris Wallace and the P&F Association approved the production and acquisition of three original hand cut and fused glass crosses, crafted by students at Prendiville…