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01/08/2019

We are here to stay: Catholic education boss says

Despite media speculation on school closures, Catholic education is strong and here to stay, says Catholic Education Melbourne Acting Executive Director, Jim Miles.

15/03/2019

Celebrating Catholic schools’ service to the community

Three thousand students from over 300 Catholic schools across Greater Melbourne led by Celtic pipers and bearing their school banners have marched at St Patrick’s Cathedral to mark the feast of St Patrick.

15/02/2019

CECV fully supports transparency and accountability

Victorian Catholic schools fully support calls from the Commonwealth Parliament’s Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit for public reporting of the funding models used by school systems in Australia.

15/02/2019

CECV welcomes Jacinta Collins appointment

The CECV welcomes the appointment of former senator Jacinta Collins as Executive Director of the NCEC by the Bishops Commission for Catholic Education.

07/02/2019

State education deals highlight limitations of federal funding model

Reports today that state and territory governments will be permitted to vary the amount of funding they provide to public schools, relative to the federal funding model, provide further evidence of the limitations of that model.

05/02/2019

More misleading information on school funding

Fresh claims public schools will be ‘hit hardest’ under new school funding arrangements are simply wrong, CECV acting Executive Director Jim Miles says.

31/01/2019

Welcome to the class of 2019

Almost 210,000 Catholic students are beginning at or returning to over 500 schools statewide this week.

17/12/2018

Funding brinkmanship will see schools and students suffer

eaching and learning in Victorian Catholic schools will suffer thanks to the failure of the State and Commonwealth Governments to reach an agreement on education funding.

11/12/2018

End the school funding standoff

Catholic Education Melbourne is urging the Victorian state government to end the stand-off with the Commonwealth over school funding.

14/11/2018

Enough of the hypocrisy and ignorance on school funding

Ross Gittins’ Fairfax Media comment piece today is yet another example of the hypocritical and ignorant attacks being made by public education advocates on funding for Catholic schools.

01/11/2018

Prayers for the Class of 2018

Students from Victoria’s Catholic schools are embarking on their VCE exams, backed by the thoughts and prayers of the state’s second biggest school system.

10/10/2018

Liberal–National support shows significance of Catholic schools

The CECV has hailed the Liberal–National Party’s pledge to provide $400 million across the next four years for non-government schools if elected on 24 November as a win for parental choice.

08/10/2018

Catholic education welcomes Andrews Government support

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) welcomes today’s announcement of $400 million across the next four years for non-government schools.

27/09/2018

Clearing up the facts on enrolments

Both Fairfax and the Australian Education Union need to check their facts when conflating and sensationalising enrolment projections against funding

26/09/2018

Rob Stokes cries poor while keeping cash from students

The Claims by New South Wales Education Minister Rob Stokes that state schools are being short-changed by the Morrison Government are a smokescreen for his own government’s failure to properly fund its school system

25/09/2018

The usual suspects miss the point on school funding reform

The Morrison Government’s school funding changes have prompted a predictable chorus of complaints from opponents of support for non-government schools.

20/09/2018

A welcome shift towards fair funding

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) welcomes the changes to school funding announced today by the Coalition Government.

27/08/2018

Catholic Education welcomes Dan Tehan appointment

Statement by Mr Stephen Elder, Executive Director, Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd

27/08/2018

Prime Minister Morrison: the National School Resourcing Board must not fail the test

A lack of rigour and transparency in the very first report of the National School Resourcing Board the challenges Prime Minister Scott Morrison must overcome to find a fair and equitable solution on non-government school funding

24/08/2018

Liberal leadership

Statement by Mr Stephen Elder, Executive Director, Catholic Education Commission of Victoria.

07/08/2018

Letter to the Editor of The Age, 7 August 2018

Much of the worth of the original Gonski Report was clouded by partisan myth-making. That same fate will befall Gonski 2.0 if we fail to get the facts straight