NCEC director witnesses examples of thriving Catholic education in WA – March 14, 2023
National Catholic Education Director, Hon Jacinta Collins has seen that Catholic education is thriving and continuing to serve families across WA following a visit to a number of schools in the Perth metro area.
More West Australian families choosing a Catholic Education – March 9, 2023
For the first time, more than 80,000 West Australian students are enrolled in a Catholic School, as families continue to benefit from school choice.
New Catholic Education Commissioners Appointed – March 3, 2023
Catholic Education Commission WA Chair, Ms Eva Skira AM has announced the appointment of two new commissioners.
Inaugural MOU Between WA Catholic Schools to Benefit Families – March 1, 2023
Catholic Education WA has signed a new memorandum of understanding, ‘In Communion and Mission’ (ICM), with the Bishops of WA and eight other governing bodies of the 163 Catholic schools operating in Western Australia.
Newest Catholic School Opens in Swan Valley – February 17, 2023
Families in the Swan Valley will benefit from a greater choice in schools as the state’s newest Catholic school, Emmaus Catholic Primary School has officially opened in Dayton this week.
2022 Catholic Education WA High Achievers Celebrated – February 3, 2023
Sixty-six Year 12 graduates from Catholic schools have been recognised as Catholic Education WA’s (CEWA) highest achievers for 2022 at a special ceremony celebrating academic excellence.
Response to Historic COVID Case Numbers – April 8, 2022
Catholic Education WA has clarified its COVID communications protocols, after the State Government today announced that 1100 historic positive cases in schools did not appear to have been reported to WA Health.
Catholic Education Western Australia Cyclone Seroja Update 3 – April 16, 2021
As communities affected by the devastating Cyclone Seroja work together through the significant challenges they now face, Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) is focused on clean-up and repair operations in the nine Catholic schools that have been impacted by the cyclone.
Catholic Education WA students demonstrate outstanding achievement in WACE awards – December 20, 2020
Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) Deputy Executive Director, Peter Yensch, today congratulated thousands of students on achieving a WACE (Western Australian Certificate of Education) in 2019, as well as 17 CEWA students whose achievements have been recognised with School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) General Exhibition, Subject Exhibition and VET (Vocational Education and Training) Exhibition awards.
Dayton school to continue to operate for 2020 before joining CEWA system in 2021 – September 3, 2020
New school to engage students with individualised, strength-based program – June 11, 2020
Catholic Education Western Australia is introducing a new and exciting education initiative in Broome, with a school built on a relational, innovative and strength-based approaches to re-engage and support students in their life-long journey.
Foundation Principal, Ms Panda Gardner, an educator with a wealth of experience in the Kimberley, says that the aim is to have a high ratio of staff to students so that specialised and tailored learning programs are developed.
Catholic schools, fee support and ongoing education delivery – June 1, 2020
Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) is committed to supporting school families experiencing financial stress and guaranteeing enrolment of students despite the financial situation of their families.
Catholic education and return to classroom teaching in Term Two – May 14, 2020
Catholic schools across Western Australia today advised parents that classroom teaching for all students will recommence from Monday, 18 May.
This decision follows a comprehensive school readiness review by CEWA earlier this week, and aligns with the WA Government’s advice for public schools, as well as the latest information from the WA Chief Medical Officer and the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee.
Students who are immune-compromised, or otherwise considered at-risk, will be supported by their school to continue learning from home.
First day attendance rates at Catholic schools – April 30, 2020
As Term Two began for 76,000 students in Catholic schools across Western Australia, teachers and students alike were excited to get teaching and learning underway.
Catholic Education supports opening of schools and parental choice – April 23, 2020
Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) Executive Director, Dr Debra Sayce confirms that Catholic schools will open for Term 2 on Wednesday 29 April:
“Every child who attends a Catholic school in the coming days (at home or at school) will receive equitable access to engaging teaching and learning opportunities, and attentive pastoral care.
Catholic schools in Term Two – April 22, 2020
In line with recent announcements from the WA Premier and Minister for Education, there will be a soft start for Term Two for Catholic schools in Western Australia.
From Wednesday, 29 April, Catholic schools and colleges will be open, signalling the start of a phased approach to a return to normal operation.
CEWA schools switch to remote learning – March 26, 2020
In line with the latest education announcements by the State government, Catholic Education Western Australia (CEWA) is advising parents with children in all Catholic schools in Western Australia to keep their children at home from the close of school tomorrow (Friday 27 March), if at all possible.