The role of QCEC is essentially strategic in facilitating collaboration between Catholic education employing authorities and acting on their behalf on matters requiring a state-wide approach including:
QCEC is a 16 member body. It includes the Executive Director, Bishop’s representative, Directors of each diocese, representatives of Leaders of Religious Institutes of Queensland, Federation of Parents and Friends and Catholic Education Councils and Boards.
The work of the Commission is carried out by a secretariat staff based at the Catholic Centre in Edward Street, Brisbane.
No. Catholic schools are administered by five autonomous diocesan employing authorities in Brisbane, Toowoomba, Rockhampton, Townsville and Cairns. In addition a number of schools are administered by Religious Institutes or congregations.
The Find a Catholic School icon on the home page of this site will direct you to a map and the website of the region in which you are looking to locate a school.
General information about accreditation and other requirements for employment in Catholic schools in Queensland can be found in the Employment Services section of this website, however specific enquiries regarding opportunities, necessary qualifications etc should be made directly to the relevant Diocesan Catholic Education Office or Religious Institute school.