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28/11/2022

Catholic schools celebrate the return of an Andrews Labor Government

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) congratulates Premier Daniel Andrews and the Victorian Labor Party on their election victory.

04/11/2022

New campus for Kolbe Catholic College will deliver more educational options for northern suburbs

Kolbe Catholic College has announced it will open an additional Years 7−12 campus in Mickleham in the Catholic parish of Craigieburn from 2026.

26/10/2022

Catholic students to benefit from a re-elected Labor Government

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) has today welcomed the commitment by a re-elected Andrews Labor Government of $717 million for non-government schools and kindergartens.

20/10/2022

Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools launches inaugural strategic plan

Following an extensive process of consultation and development, Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS) has now launched its inaugural strategic plan – MACS 2030: Forming Lives to Enrich the World.

19/10/2022

CECV welcomes support for flooded communities and special consideration for VCE students

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) has welcomed the Premier’s announcement of additional support for the communities and students impacted by flooding in recent days.

04/10/2022

Catholic schools welcome funding commitment by Guy-led opposition

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Liberals and Nationals party to commit $175 million per annum over four years for non-government schools.

14/09/2022

CECV welcomes funding extension for tutoring programs

The CECV has welcomed the extension of state government funding to employ tutors to support students to get back up to speed with learning, announced by Victorian Minister for Education Natalie Hutchins today.

01/09/2022

STEM MAD National award-winners announced

The nation’s most outstanding Catholic school science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) student teams were recognised yesterday as part of the STEM MAD National competition.

31/08/2022

The Future is Listening – Catholic education community gathers in Melbourne for national conference

Over 1,300 delegates including educators, clergy and religious, students, parents, academics and others will gather in Melbourne next week for the 2022 National Catholic Education Conference.

08/08/2022

De La Salle College, Malvern enters a new chapter

De La Salle College has today announced it will soon be acquired by Melbourne Archdiocese Catholic Schools (MACS), securing a strong future for the College’s growing community.

02/08/2022

Students showcase solutions to big problems with STEM projects

Around 500 students and their teachers will come together on Thursday 4 August to showcase how they are addressing some of the most pressing challenges faced by their communities and the planet.

24/06/2022

Statement regarding the Hon James Merlino

On behalf of the Victorian Catholic education sector and community, I would like to pay tribute and sincerely thank Deputy Premier James Merlino for his long-standing service to Victoria.

03/05/2022

Catholic school communities seek future funding commitments

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) notes that there are no new initiatives that benefit non-government schools in the 2022/23 Victorian Budget released today.

26/11/2021

Sacred Heart School teacher wins ARIA Music Teacher Award

Sacred Heart School, Fitzroy, music teacher Zoë Barry has been named the Australian Recording Industry Association (ARIA) Music Teacher of the Year for 2021.

17/11/2021

Students aiming to make the world a better place

State finalists from 22 Catholic schools around the country came together virtually today for the inaugural science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) national student showcase – STEM MAD (Making a Difference).

27/10/2021

Catholic education backs VCE students and teachers

The Catholic education community sends wishes of support and encouragement to all Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) students and teachers as 2021 written exams begin today.

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.