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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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).


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.


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. 


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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. 


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.