Media Releases

NAPLAN must be used to help students – not market schools

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.

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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Brother John Taylor Fellowship Report: The Importance of Early Childhood and the Academia of Play!

Apr 3, 2018

Introduction: This report is in fulfilment of the Brother John Taylor Fellowship for educational research. My research on the topic The Importance of Early...

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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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Catholic schools address literacy and numeracy – from Kindergarten

Sep 18, 2017

Catholic Education Commission NSW (CECNSW) today in principle backed a Federal Government initiative aimed at identifying students in need of additional literacy and numeracy...

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$25,000 on offer for Catholic educators to research teaching topics

Aug 7, 2017

Catholic school educators are invited to apply for an opportunity to travel overseas to research a subject that will help schools meet a present...

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NSW Government delivers refugee funding for Catholic schools

Aug 1, 2017

The NSW Government has allocated $2.2 million to NSW Catholic schools to help fund the provision of intensive English language classes for newly arrived...

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Labor’s local infrastructure plan puts all schools on equal footing

Jul 29, 2017

The NSW Opposition’s plan to exempt not-for-profit, non-government schools from paying infrastructure contributions to local councils will free up millions of dollars each year...

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New CEO & Board Directors appointed for Catholic Schools NSW

Jul 26, 2017

Catholic Schools NSW – the new state representative body for Catholic education – has appointed Dallas McInerney as its inaugural Chief Executive Officer and...

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