CECNSW welcomes new Education Standards Authority Board, CEO 20 December 2016 Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW) today welcomed the inaugural appointments to the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). CECNSW Acting Executive Director Ian Baker said the new body - which replaces the Board of Studies, Teaching and Education Standards (BOSTES) from 1 January 2017 - has a unique opportunity to fulfil its brief to further strengthen teaching and learning in NSW.
Funding uncertainty must be addressed early in 2017 19 December 2016 The National Catholic Education Commission has expressed its disappointment that 2016 will end with no resolution to the future of school funding, but looks forward to working with the Commonwealth Government early in the new year to provide funding certainty for schools, school systems and parents.
25 Catholic school students take top honours in 2016 HSC 15 December 2016 Catholic school students performed well in the 2016 NSW Higher School Certificate, with 25 taking first place in HSC courses. Br John Taylor Fellow Announced 13 December 2016 Child's play is a serious business for 2017 Br John Taylor Fellow. the importance of play in developing a child's learning ability is the subject of the 2017 Br John Taylor Fellowship, a $25,000 research prize given by Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW). $42.5M Boost to Literacy & Numeracy in 99 Catholic Schools 21 September 2016 The NSW Government has provided an additional $42.5 million over four years to improve literacy and numeracy outcomes for some 9,000 students in 99 NSW Catholic primary schools. BOSTES Review Sharpens Focus on Students, Teachers 19 August 2016 Catholic Education Commission NSW today welcomed the NSW Government's review into the Board of Studies, Teaching and Education Standards (BOSTES)