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22/09/2021

Catholic sector welcomes additional COVIDSafe school initiatives

The CECV has welcomed today’s announcement of additional state government funding and support for initiatives to assist low-fee Catholic schools to further minimise the risk of coronavirus spreading in educational settings. 

15/09/2021

MACS and Monash University team up to unlock the power of problem-solving approaches to learning

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools and Monash University will collaborate on a project aimed at building teacher capacity to create challenging, authentic and exciting STEM learning opportunities for their students.

25/08/2021

NAPLAN results underline resilience of students and educators

Despite the obvious challenges of the past two years, students in Victorian Catholic schools have shown remarkable resilience to achieve largely pleasing National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) results in 2021.

06/08/2021

Primary school principals – we celebrate and thank you!

Today, on national Primary Principals Day, we celebrate the contribution of the 263 Catholic primary school principals in the Archdiocese of Melbourne, and all principals across the country.

12/07/2021

STEM showcase for Catholic schools goes national

A science, technology, engineering and mathematics student showcase initiated by MACS in 2018 will expand to include Catholic schools and dioceses from around the country.

11/06/2021

Setting the record straight on government funding for school facilities

Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) Executive Director Jim Miles says it is timely to set the record straight on government funding for capital works in schools.

09/06/2021

Catholic schools in greater Melbourne to welcome P–10 students back on Friday

MACS schools in the greater Melbourne area will welcome Prep to Year 10 students back to onsite learning on Friday (11 June 2021) following two weeks of remote and flexible learning.

02/06/2021

Years 11 and 12 and regional Victorian students return to school welcomed

The Catholic sector welcomes today’s announcement that all regional Victorian students, and Years 11 and 12 and students studying a Unit 3/4 VCE subject in metropolitan Melbourne, can return to onsite learning.

27/05/2021

Catholic schools – lockdown announcement

CECV Executive Director Jim Miles says that Victoria’s 499 Catholic schools will move into lockdown mode for seven days from midnight tonight in keeping with today’s announcement by the state government.

20/05/2021

Mass celebration marks bicentenary of Catholic education in Australia

Archbishop Peter A Comensoli will lead a celebration of Mass with more than 600 Catholic school students and teachers in St Patrick’s Cathedral on Monday 24 May to mark 200 years of Catholic education in Australia. 

14/05/2021

Catholic sector welcomes strengthened teacher code of conduct on past student relationships

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) has welcomed the Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) decision to strengthen its code of conduct.

04/05/2021

CECV welcomes establishment of Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership

The CECV has welcomed the State Government plan to establish a Victorian Academy of Teaching and Leadership to deliver advanced professional learning opportunities for teachers in government, Catholic and independent schools.

20/04/2021

Call to support Paws4Kids campaign to provide therapy dogs for children

MacKillop Education is calling for the public to support its Paws4Kids fundraiser to provide more therapy dogs to assist it to cater for students.

14/04/2021

Respectful relationships education a priority for Catholic schools

Teaching about respect and consent aligns with the beliefs of our Catholic schools as enshrined in the gospel values, and should not be seen as a one-off or stand-alone exercise.

31/03/2021

Certification program for Highly Accomplished and Lead Teachers piloted in Melbourne Catholic school

In a first for Victorian education jurisdictions, Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS) has initiated a pilot certification program for Highly Accomplished and Lead Teachers (HALTs).

19/03/2021

We must all do more to improve respectful relationships education

Respectful relationships are not only at the core of Catholic values and teachings, but are a necessary element of a proper functioning society.

05/03/2021

Respectful relationships a responsibility for all

Respectful relationships are not only at the core of Catholic values and teachings, but are a necessary element of a proper functioning society.

10/02/2021

Supporting and developing new leaders a high priority for MACS

Twenty-two Catholic school principals in the Archdiocese of Melbourne will be inducted into their new roles today at the first of four workshops addressing leadership, faith and formation, accountability and compliance, network learning and support.

27/01/2021

155,000 students return to Melbourne Catholic schools

More than 155,000, or one in five, students are expected to commence or continue their schooling journey at one of 337 Catholic primary, secondary and special needs schools across the Archdiocese of Melbourne this year.

23/12/2020

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools Ltd Board Announced

The Catholic Archbishop of Melbourne, Most Rev. Peter A Comensoli has announced the appointment of the Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools Ltd (MACS) Board.

15/12/2020

Catholic education welcomes further fast-tracked funding for school building projects

The CECV has welcomed the announcement by the Victorian Government to bring forward a further round of funding for school building projects under its Non-Government Schools Capital Fund.