Catholic schools in New South Wales and Victoria to fight Gonski 2.0 IMAGE Catholic Schools

Catholic schools in New South Wales and Victoria to fight Gonski 2.0

May 07, 2018 Britten Thompson

The Federal Government’s Gonski 2.0 needs-based school funding plan has been criticised by many in the media.

One such critic is Jenny Allum,Head of school at SCEGGS Darlinghurst, who wrote about Gonski 2.0 in the Sydney Morning Herald, saying it is “an abject failure”. Another critic is Robert Bolton, the Education and Review Editor for the Financial Review who says its solutions are “unrealistic”.

Remembering the ANZACs IMAGE Catholic Schools

Remembering the ANZACs

May 07, 2018 Amy Theodore

Schools from across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle came together with their local communities to take a moment to reflect on the sacrifice of our ANZACs.

A look into the future IMAGE Catholic Schools

A look into the future

May 05, 2018 Simon Ramage

The Vocational Education and Training (VET) faculty at St Joseph’s College, Lochinvar, is giving students a realistic look into future employment opportunities.

More than meets the eye! IMAGE Aurora

More than meets the eye!

May 05, 2018 Comments Steve Biddulph

How do we raise girls to be strong and free? It actually starts in the toddler years.  They need encouragement and permission to be adventurous, messy, noisy and physical. 

Young people the protagonists of their own futures IMAGE Aurora

Young people the protagonists of their own futures

May 05, 2018 Comments Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

In October there will be a Synod of Bishops on the theme “Youth, faith and vocational discernment.” In March this year, as Sean-Patrick Lovett wrote, “Pope Francis opened the pre-Synodal meeting in Rome…with a provocation: “Too often we talk about young people without asking what they think,” he said. There are those, said the Pope, who tend to “idolise” youth, and others who prefer to keep young people “at a safe distance”, rather than allowing them to be the protagonists of their own futures. (The Vatican 19 March 2018).

 

Coming of age a matter of faith IMAGE Aurora

Coming of age a matter of faith

May 05, 2018 Comments Gabrielle Lynch

Gabrielle Lynch responded to an invitation to reflect on the Church during the Year of Youth initiated by the Australian Catholic Bishops.

Powerful libraries make powerful learners IMAGE Aurora

Powerful libraries make powerful learners

May 05, 2018 Comments Amy Theodore

No longer just a quiet place to sit and develop literacy skills, school libraries have evolved into engaging, forward-thinking contemporary learning hubs.

Doctors of Education shape the future of All Saints’ College IMAGE Aurora

Doctors of Education shape the future of All Saints’ College

May 05, 2018 Comments Gabrielle Sutherland

The students of All Saints’ College, St Mary’s Campus, Maitland, are fortunate enough to have four Doctors of Education – Kylie Harris, Bryan Maher, Daniel Belcher and Christopher Mooney – contributing to the development and strategic nature of the senior curriculum at the college.