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Strategic approaches to improving student outcomes

ACARA has recently profiled 24 schools around the country that consistently deliver strong progress in NAPLAN assessments of reading, writing or numeracy.


Consul-General of the United Arab Emirates visits Mercy College

Principal Lila McInerney of Mercy College, Coburg, was delighted to host UAE Consul-General Dr Nariman Al Mulla and special guests for an open and affirming discussion around interfaith dialogue and tolerance.


In the spirit of giving

This year, the Mini Vinnies group at St Paul’s School, Coburg, asked their community to put together Christmas hampers.


Kilbreda 2020: Living the motto of strength and kindliness

Reflecting on 2020, Nicole Mangelsdorf, principal of Kilbreda College, Mentone, said this has been ‘a year like no other’.


Story of the Nativity

The Prep students from St Joseph’s School, Crib Point, have prepared their own rendition of the Nativity story to celebrate this special time before Christmas.


Students share creative stories of COVID-19 experience

Students from 26 Catholic schools across Victoria have shared stories through prose, poetry and art, with many focusing on the COVID-19 pandemic as part of this year’s Shared Stories Anthology.


Good luck Year 6

The graduating class of St Paul’s School, Coburg, received a special message of support and encouragement from a couple of very familiar faces.


Farewell Ormond

After 96 years of serving the Catholic education community of Ormond, the school bell at St Kevin’s School will ring for the final time.


Learning to change the world

The inaugural Year 7 students at Iona College Geelong, Charlemont, are ‘learning to change the world’.


Students turn designers

VCAL students at Caroline Chisholm Catholic College turned designers for their recent end-of-year assessment – launching a mini-market.


Lessons from leadership

This year’s annual Celebration of Principalship has been postponed until April 2021, but our ‘virtual event’ invited all leaving principals to share some of their wisdom from their time in Catholic education.


St Aloysius College to accept boys in 2023

St Aloysius College, North Melbourne, has announced today it will move from being an all-girls school to become a co-educational school.


Principal for the day

Monique Davood from St Columba’s College, Essendon, recently found out that there’s much to learn from seeing the school from a different perspective. 


Catholic schools on air

Young broadcasters from Catholic schools across Melbourne have taken over the airwaves for a week of news and stories from a younger perspective.


Key to the door

Lumen Christi School, Point Cook, celebrated its 21st birthday with a mix of activities, reflection and the revelation of an insightful prediction.


Dancing the story of the black-throated finch

This year, St Mary MacKillop Catholic Primary School, Bannockburn, won the Best Raising Awareness Story Award and the National Environment Award in the Wakakirri challenge.


Wellbeing – practising what we preach

Wellbeing is an important focus for Catholic schools in Melbourne. For Kahli Schroder, Year 5/6 teacher and wellbeing leader at St Bede’s School, Balwyn North, it’s about practising what she preaches.


Why we hire graduates

Principal Marcy De Nardis at St Thomas More’s School, Hadfield, has always believed in hiring graduate teachers.


Mission Fete Day fun and fundraising

Our Lady Star of the Sea School, Ocean Grove, had a lot of fun fundraising on Friday’s Mission Fete Day. 


Art is in the air

Loyola College and Thomas Carr College are currently showcasing the works of their talented students.


New athletic development facility at St Monica’s

St Monica’s College, Epping, has launched its new High-Performance Centre at the Dalton Road Campus.