Media Releases

Media Releases


Media Releases 2014

Catholic Education Welcomes New Focus on Schools Planning
Friday 19 December 2014

Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW) today commended the NSW Government and Opposition for recognising that non-government schools are a vital part of the state's education infrastructure by including them in Sydney's long-term planning for the first time.   

Non-Selective Catholic Schools Achieve Highly in 2014 HSC
Tuesday 16 December 2014

NSW Catholic school students have taken first place in 20 subjects in the 2014 Higher School Certificate, data released today by the NSW Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards showed.    

Teaching Maths 'A Passion' for 1st Brother John Taylor Fellow
Monday 8 December 2014

A mathematics specialist who wants more students to study the subject at higher levels and become maths teachers has today won the inaugural Brother John Taylor Fellowship.

Catholic Education Backs Student Information Sharing Protocol
Monday 1 December 2014

Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW) said today that it supports the NSW Government's move to clarify existing obligations schools have to share information about students moving from one school or sector to another.    

Catholic Education Supports More Funding For Government Schools
Tuesday 25 November 2014

Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW) today welcomed the NSW Government's decision to invest $1 billion in new government schools and classrooms over the next decade.    

Catholic Education Backs New Financial Controls on Schools
Tuesday 14 October 2014

Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW) said it strongly supports the tighter financial controls introduced this week by the NSW Government to ensure better management of public finding to non-government schools.    

Catholic Education Backs New Teacher Accreditation Requirements
Thursday 11 September 2014

Approximately 11,000 Catholic school teachers whose careers started before October 2004 will have their professional practice formally recognised under changes introduced into NSW Parliament. 

School Teachers in Line for $25,000 Research Fellowship
Wednesday 20 August 2014

School teachers are being invited to apply for a $25,000 research Fellowship to study current issues in Catholic education here and overseas.  

Good News & Bad for Catholic Schools in NSW Budget
Tuesday 17 June 2014

Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW) has welcomed the NSW Government's committment to lift recurrent funding to all schools in the State Budget, honouring the national agreement signed in 2013.