CEWA launches 2017-2018 Aboriginal Employment Strategy

September 15, 2017

 On Wednesday 13 September, staff members and special guests joined together to celebrate the launch of Catholic Education Western Australia’s Aboriginal Employment Strategy at La Salle College in Middle Swan. The 2017-2018 strategy has been developed as the next step for CEWA in improving employment outcomes for Aboriginal people. The strategy engages directly with target…

Santa Maria College students target domestic violence in advocacy project

September 14, 2017

Year 12 students at Santa Maria College have attracted 12,000 views to a video they created as a part of an advocacy project undertaken by students studying Children, Family and the Community as a part of their course. The students came up with the idea of creating a video campaign called “Just One Thing”, to…

MCC Science Learning Area students excel in state and international competitions

September 14, 2017

Education Perfect Science World Championships Mandurah Catholic College (MCC) students recently participated in the 2017 Education Perfect Science World Championships, held during the week of August. The online learning platform is used by over 300,000 students from 1,000 schools around the world, and each year holds the Education Perfect World Series, an online competition in…

Register now for Catholic Education Golf Day 2017

September 4, 2017

The annual Catholic Education Golf Day for 2017 is taking place on Thursday, 5 October at Melville Glades Golf Club. Open to all staff from Catholic Schools in Western Australia, the day is full of fun, food and prizes. The cost of the event is $75 per person ($300 per team of four), and includes 18 holes…

CEWA educators share Collaborative Project learning through Showcase

August 31, 2017

Catholic schools and colleges from across the state met recently to share their experiences in a showcase for CEWA’s ongoing Collaborative Project. The Collaborative Project Showcase ran over two days in Perth and Geraldton, and included workshops with renowned education researcher and author Dr Lyn Sharratt. Dr Sharratt has supported the project over the last…

Stronger School Communities, Safer Kids – Child Safe Framework and School Improvement Planning

August 31, 2017

Stronger Communities, Safer Kids’ – the theme for National Child Protection Week 3-9 September – highlights the importance of our school communities in supporting our kids to be and feel safe. Our best available research, practice recommendations, and regulatory requirements all point a comprehensive framework for situational prevention, healthy relationships, and child safe culture. To…

Dominican Sister visits St Pius X to observe Outpost support program

August 31, 2017

On Monday 28 August, St Pius X Catholic Primary School hosted Dominican Sister Thuy from the Congregation of the Dominican Sisters of Catherine of Siena, Saigon to observe the teaching of Australian students with a disability. Sponsored by the Dominican Sisters of North Adelaide SA, Sister Thuy visited St Pius X for the day to observe how…

Catholic Education Western Australia announces the launch of the 2018 CECWA Scholarship Program

August 31, 2017

The Catholic Education Commission of Western Australia (CECWA) is delighted to offer the 2018 Scholarship Program to provide assistance to CEWA staff to further their qualifications and progress their careers. The scholarships offer a range of professional learning and tertiary study opportunities and are as follows: Professional Development Scholarship for Teachers Professional Development Scholarship for…

Celebrate Kaartdijin Week with CEWA

August 31, 2017

The CEWA Aboriginal Education Team invite you to join them in celebrating Kaartdijin Week from 4-8 September 2017. Kaartdijin (meaning ‘Knowledge’ in Noongar language) Week will coincide with Indigenous Literacy Day 2017. The AET Team have lined up a deadly series of webinars to enable CEWA staff across the state to hear from strong Aboriginal voices sharing…

Loreto staff give back to community at well-being day

August 31, 2017

On Monday 17 July, the staff at Loreto Nedlands reached out to others in the community by using their staff well-being day to volunteer at various charities and aged care facilities throughout Perth. Spilt into three groups, the staff visited residents at both Emmaus Community in Queens Park and Alfred Carson Aged Care in Claremont…