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On the leadership horizon

A twilight session yesterday at the Catholic Leadership Centre launched the induction program for new principals.


Luke Brewis’s experience as a World Youth Day pilgrim in Panama

Luke Brewis was one of the 44 young Melburnian pilgrims who participated in this year’s World Youth Day festival held in Panama.


Sky is the limit for girls

At Star of the Sea College, Brighton, girls are defying the stereotype that scientists are usually men.


Mount St Joseph’s commitment to cleaning up Australia

Next month Mount St Joseph Girls’ College, Altona, will celebrate a decade of involvement in Clean Up Australia Day.


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.


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.


Acting with kindness

Students from St Vincent de Paul’s School, Strathmore, gave up part of their summer holidays to make a difference to disadvantaged people around the world.


St Bede’s pair to use gap year to help others

Two recent St Bede’s College, Mentone, graduates are spending their gap year lending a hand in a remote Aboriginal community.


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.


Leea Nanos Could Represent Australia at Eurovision 2019

Leea Nanos, a 16-year-old student from Catholic Ladies’ College, Eltham, has been selected to perform her song ‘Set Me Free’ live on SBS’s Eurovision.


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.


2019 Young Citizen of the Year

Layla West has been awarded the title of 2019 Young Citizen of the Year for her work in junior sports development and Down syndrome awareness.


A new era for St Paul’s College

At the end of 2018, teachers and students at St Paul’s College, Kew, said goodbye to the specialist school’s home of the past 61 years.


Welcome to the class of 2019

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


New schools from the ground up

Holy Trinity Catholic Primary School, Sunbury, and Glowrey Catholic School, Wollert, have opened in the growth areas north of Melbourne.


Welcome back for Term 1, 2019

The new school year has begun with over 150,000 students returning to or beginning their education in Catholic schools across Melbourne.


World Youth Day 2019

World Youth Day 2019 began on 22 January in Panama, taking 44 Melburnians and hundreds of young Australians on an exciting journey around North and Central America.


An extraordinary achievement

Determination, planning, focus and hours of study have paid off for extraordinary Salesian College, Sunbury, Year 12 student Nathan Luke.


Christmas Message

Catholic Education Melbourne's Christmas message 2018.


Community, faith and growth

Students of St John's School, Footscray, have been working with staff from the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria on a biomimicry unit and referencing organic forms to design an art installation for the school.


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.