CEWA schools excel in 2017 VET achievement

CEWA schools excel in 2017 VET achievement

February 7, 2018

Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) colleges demonstrated a strong commitment to diversity of Year 12 pathways in 2017, with outstanding outcomes in Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses. According to data released by the School Curriculum and Standards Authority, of the 86 schools across the state with 100 percent VET achievement in Certificate II or…

CEWA Colleges continuing to support Aboriginal students’ WACE success

CEWA Colleges continuing to support Aboriginal students’ WACE success

February 7, 2018

Four young Aboriginal women were awarded Certificates of Merit following completion of Year 12 at WA Catholic colleges in 2017. Three of the girls live in the Perth metro area, completing their studies at Servite College, Mercy College and Holy Cross College, while one, from Kununurra, attended Iona Presentation College. Certificates of Merit, awarded by…

83 percent of CEWA students use Religion and Life for ATAR score

83 percent of CEWA students use Religion and Life for ATAR score

February 7, 2018

One of the many highlights for the Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) system in the School Curriculum and Standards Authority’s 2017 WACE data was outstanding achievement in YEAR 12 ATAR Religion and Life studies. CEWA colleges accounted for 14 of the top 15 top scoring schools in the state offering Religion and Life as an…

2018 CEWA Commissioning Mass

2018 CEWA Commissioning Mass

February 7, 2018

More than 750 people gathered at St Mary’s Cathedral on Tuesday, 30 January 2018 for a Mass to welcome new school staff from the Archdiocese of Perth to Catholic Education Western Australia. Archbishop Timothy Costelloe SDB, celebrated the Commissioning Mass, along with concelebrants The Most Reverend Donald Sproxton, Auxiliary Bishop of Perth; The Very Reverend…

Commissioner's report gives voice to WA students

Commissioner’s report gives voice to WA students

February 7, 2018

      The Commissioner for Children and Young People has released the findings of a recent survey conducted from a selection of 1,812 school students from across the State. The year 3 to year 12 students randomly selected from Catholic, government and independent schools, stated that positive relationships with their teachers, peers and families…

Welcome message from Acting Executive Director, Dr Debra Sayce

Welcome message from Acting Executive Director, Dr Debra Sayce

February 7, 2018

As the 2018 school year began last week, our schools and colleges were once again filled with hope and excitement for the learning, development, joy and positive new relationships that lie ahead. What a privilege it has been for us to welcome staff, students and families to Catholic education in Western Australia, whether that be…

CEWA welcomes new Deputy Executive Director

CEWA welcomes new Deputy Executive Director

February 7, 2018

January marked a new beginning for Peter Yensch, who transitioned from more than 30 years in school leadership to join the Executive of Catholic Education Western Australia as Deputy Executive Director. In this newly created role, Peter will use his leadership experience and deep understanding of Catholic mission and identity to further contribute to the…

Three CEWA schools achieve 100% WACE

Three 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

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…