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20/10/2020

Catholic education fast-tracks building projects to support Victoria’s economic recovery

The CECV will deliver 42 school building projects valued at over $185 million in 2021, including fast-tracking around $35 million in projects to help support Victoria’s economic recovery from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and recent bushfires.

13/10/2020

Catholic education welcomes funding for tutoring support program

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) has welcomed additional funding to employ tutors to support students to get back up to speed with learning.

05/10/2020

Certainty for all students and families welcomed

Catholic Education Melbourne has welcomed today’s announcement by Education Minister James Merlino that Year 7 students in Melbourne can now safely return to school from next week, followed by Years 8–10 on 26 October.

08/09/2020

Effective child safety includes the voices of young people

‘The care, safety and wellbeing of children and young people is a central and fundamental responsibility of Catholic education,’ Jim Miles said today in recognising the start of National Child Protection Week.

28/08/2020

CECV welcomes NAPLAN Review final report

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) has welcomed some sensible suggestions in the combined state governments’ NAPLAN Review final report released today.

07/08/2020

Primary school principals – we salute you!

Today, on Australian Primary Principals Day, we recognise the work of the 260 Catholic primary school principals in the Archdiocese of Melbourne, and all principals across the country.

03/08/2020

Catholic schools build on experiences for return to remote learning for senior students

Catholic schools will seek to build on their earlier experiences of remote learning and are well-placed for the return to remote learning for VCE and VCAL students this week.

22/07/2020

Archdiocese commends forward-looking masterplan announcement by Xavier College

CAM and CEM have commended Jesuit Education Australia and the Xavier College Board for their forward-looking approach in announcing significant building programs and changes to the college footprint today. 

17/07/2020

Catholic schools work to build on experiences for remote learning 2.0

Students in Prep to Year 10 will return to remote learning in Catholic schools across metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire on Monday 20 July.

08/07/2020

Catholic Education Melbourne – Term 3 commencement arrangements

Catholic Education Melbourne supports the arrangements announced by the State Government for schools in the Melbourne metropolitan area today. 

05/06/2020

Victoria’s Catholic schools ready for second phase of students’ return on Tuesday 9 June

Students in Years 3–10 will return to onsite learning at Catholic schools across Victoria this Tuesday 9 June, following the return of Prep, Years 1, 2, 11 and 12, and specialist schools a fortnight ago.

21/05/2020

Victoria’s Catholic schools ready to welcome students back to classrooms

Catholic schools across Victoria will welcome students in Prep, Years 1, 2, 11 and 12, and specialist schools on Tuesday 26 May for a phased return to onsite learning.

18/05/2020

Catholic Education Calls for Funding to Be Brought Forward to Support Building Blitz

The CECV is calling for a $400 million capital works package allocated to non-government schools over four years at the 2018 election to be brought forward.

18/05/2020

Catholic Education Welcomes Funding to Relieve Cleaning Cost Pressures

The state government will bring forward one-off funding amounts of $1.3 million now and a further $2.5 million from 1 July 2020 to assist Victoria’s nearly 500 Catholic schools to undertake enhanced cleaning measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

18/05/2020

Appointment of Executive Director of Catholic Education Melbourne

Statement from Archbishop Peter A Comensoli.

12/03/2020

Statement: Catholic Education Week events cancelled

Catholic Education Melbourne has made the decision to cancel or postpone all events planned for next week’s Catholic Education Week.

18/02/2020

Statement regarding St Kevin’s College, Toorak

Statement from Catholic Education Melbourne Acting Executive Director Jim Miles regarding St Kevin’s College, Toorak

14/02/2020

New scores deliver significant funding increases for non-government schools with low-income families

The CECV welcomes the release of new Direct Measure of Income scores, which will deliver fairer funding for non-government schools in Australia and replace the flawed SES scores.

10/12/2019

Investment in Catholic schools to help meet capacity challenge of the future

The $47 million capital investment in increased school capacity announced today by the Victorian Government has been welcomed by the CECV.

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.