Media Releases

Catholic schools aren’t asking for a special deal

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.

Catholic schools aren’t asking for a special deal

Sep 3, 2018

If you read some of the commentary on school funding, you could be forgiven for thinking it is simply a case of the Catholic sector...

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Catholic schools support drought-affected families and communities

Aug 20, 2018

Catholic schools offices across NSW are supporting drought-affected families through a combination of fee relief, counselling and donations, Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) said today....

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Applications open for $20,000 Catholic education research opportunity

Jul 17, 2018

Catholic school educators are invited to apply for the opportunity to research a subject that will help schools meet a current or future challenge....

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Review into smart phones sensible and necessary say Catholic schools

Jun 21, 2018

Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) said today it supported the NSW Government’s review into the use of smart phones and other devices by students while...

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Catholic education welcomes capital funding boost for low fee schools

Jun 18, 2018

Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) said today it welcomed the NSW Government’s increase to capital funding for low-fee non-government schools. The Sunday Telegraph today reported...

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Media Release: NSW Government must ease capital funding burden on parents

Jun 7, 2018

NSW Government must ease capital funding burden on parents Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) said today the NSW Government must reduce the load on parents...

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NAPLAN must be used to help students – not market schools

May 8, 2018

Catholic Schools NSW (CSNSW) said today that it strongly supports the continuation of NAPLAN as a tool to help identify students needing support with...

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AITSL inquiry must ensure more quality teachers, not lower standards

Feb 13, 2018

Catholic Schools NSW said it welcomes the Australian Government’s review of teacher registration requirements and hoped it would lead to more quality teachers without...

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Back to school for Australia’s biggest non-government school system

Jan 30, 2018

Two new Catholic schools will open their classrooms this week, bringing the number of NSW Catholic schools to 593 and the number of students...

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More diversity needed in education leadership: 2018 Br John Taylor fellow

Dec 20, 2017

An Aboriginal Catholic educator has today called on school authorities to do more to identify and develop leaders from culturally diverse backgrounds. Kelly Humphrey...

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