You're invited! Cross-sector teen forum organised by CEWA students

You’re invited! Cross-sector teen forum organised by CEWA students

February 23, 2018

In November 2016, Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) held a round table conversation with the WA Police Commissioner at the Catholic Education Centre in Leederville.  A group of students from Sacred Heart College attended and asked how young people could have a say in decisions that involve and affect WA youth. The students then began…

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

Edmund Rice College Student Workshop

February 23, 2018

This year, Edmund Rice College in Bindoon has taken on their new name, previously called Catholic Agricultural College. The school’s new name and motto represent the College as it is today; a warm, supportive and vibrant community, that looks to the future of continuing to deliver a quality Catholic education to all students – Edmund…

2018 Geraldton Commissioning Mass

2018 Geraldton Commissioning Mass

February 23, 2018

Teachers and ancillary staff from St Mary’s Northampton and Our lady of Mt Carmel, Mullewa, joined their Geraldton counterparts for the Annual Commissioning Mass at St Francis Xavier Cathedral on Friday 9 February, this year prepared and hosted by staff members of Nagle Catholic College. In the homily Bishop Michael Morrissey DD, celebrating the Mass for…

CEWA leaders gather for first Forum of 2018

CEWA leaders gather for first Forum of 2018

February 23, 2018

Approximately 250 CEWA principals, school and system leaders from across the state met this week for the first of two 2018 Leaders’ Forums, to discuss key developments and strategy for the CEWA system. Dr Richard Walley OAM, a Noongar elder and educator, started the day’s proceedings with a Welcome to Country, before a group of…

CEWA student teams excel in Just Start It competition

CEWA student teams excel in Just Start It competition

February 23, 2018

Five out of six teams competing in the finals of the 2017 Just Start It competition were from CEWA colleges, with one of the two teams from Seton Catholic College taking out the grand prize of $15,000 funding for the development of their proposed app. The Just Start It high school program supports students with…

MCC student awarded Fr James Wall Bursary Award

MCC student awarded Fr James Wall Bursary Award

February 23, 2018

Mandurah Catholic College student, Jamie-Anne Madigan has been awarded the Father James Wall Bursary Award. The $4,000 bursary award is presented to Year 10 Catholic secondary school students who demonstrate leadership potential in a range of areas, including science, arts, public speaking, sporting activities, community service and social justice activities. The Catholic Development Fund in…

Season of Lent

Season of Lent

February 22, 2018

Lent is a time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works in preparation for the celebration of Easter. During Lent, Catholics are asked to reflect on their relationship with God by seeking the Lord in prayer and reading scripture, to service by giving alms, and to sacrifice self-control through fasting. Pope Francis in his 2018…

Emmanuel College Youth Citizen of the Year

Emmanuel College Youth Citizen of the Year

February 22, 2018

  Emmanuel Catholic College graduate Joe Waters, has been awarded the City of Cockburn Youth Citizen of the Year, for his work in establishing the Boots for the Boys’ charity. The awards, presented by Mayor Logan Howlett at the City’s annual Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony are presented to outstanding community citizens. Joe, a 2017 graduate…

Clean School Workshops

Clean School Workshops

February 22, 2018

Keep Australia Beautiful WA are running a series of Clean School Workshops throughout February and March. These free PL sessions for primary and secondary schools provide a step-by-step process on how to run the Clean Schools program with personalised support from a Clean Schools Coordinator. Teachers may also be eligible for a half-day teacher relief…

CHAT – Changing Health Acting Together

CHAT – Changing Health Acting Together

February 22, 2018

The Changing Health Acting Together (CHAT) initiative is an evidence-based, whole-school approach to resilience, road safety and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) education developed by School Drug Education and Road Aware (SDERA). It supports schools to structure and implement sustainable, whole school health initiatives that focus on building resilience through innovative approaches to AOD and…