Media and Advocacy

Submission responding to the Review of the NSW Curriculum

An important part of CSNSW’s work is to provide news, information and topical media statements on Catholic education. From time to time, CSNSW will provide links to relevant education stories of significance on this page.

Submission responding to the Review of the NSW Curriculum

Dec 18, 2018

Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) responds to the Review of the NSW Curriculum  on behalf of the state’s 595 Catholic schools.  The submission is informed by...

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Media Release – Supporting teachers, so that special needs students can flourish

Dec 5, 2018

For almost three decades, educator Christine Grima-Farrell has been passionate about helping teachers boost their skills and confidence to work with students with diagnosed...

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Flawed ABC ‘Analysis’ misrepresents School Funding Data

Nov 22, 2018

Analysis of school funding data reported by the ABC today gives a false impression that government schools attract less public funding than non-government schools....

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Healthy competition benefits all schools, says Catholic schools chief

Nov 19, 2018

Published in the Sydney Morning Herald 19 November 2018    School funding is based on many factors and it may surprise some people that...

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Media Release: Proceed with caution on anti-discrimination changes

Oct 15, 2018

Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) said it stands ready to engage in consultations on changes to anti-discrimination provisions for same-sex attracted teachers and other staff...

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Catholic schools support moves to protect gay students from expulsion

Oct 13, 2018

Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) welcomes changes to anti-discrimination laws that remove any right religious schools have to expel students because of their sexuality. “The...

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Media Release: Victoria’s Daniel Andrews boosts capital funding: Where’s NSW?

Oct 9, 2018

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews yesterday highlighted the important contribution of the non-government schools sector, providing $400 million in capital funding over four years to...

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Media Release: Rob Stokes needs to listen to his Federal colleagues on school funding

Oct 5, 2018

NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes should consult his Federal colleagues to understand why the funding model for non-government schools needed to be overhauled Catholic...

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Media Release: Proof NSW Government slowed funding to its government schools

Oct 3, 2018

Funding analysis prepared for the NSW Teachers Federation shows the NSW Government has been underfunding its own government schools, Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) said...

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Media Release: Stokes continues uncertainty for non-government school parents

Sep 27, 2018

The threat by NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes to withhold new funding support for low-fee non-government schools leaves open the risk of substantial fee...

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