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Catholic schools withdraw from 2017 NAPLAN Online roll out

07/04/2017After consultation with Catholic School Authorities, the Queensland Catholic Education Commission has announced the sector will follow the government sector and delay the roll out of NAPLAN Online until 2018. Education Minister Kate Jones has announced that government schools will not take part because of a number of concerns.  Read the Minister’s statement here and find ...

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High-Gain Schools Can Help Drive Student Performance (NCEC)

08/03/2017National Catholic Education Commission acting executive director Danielle Cronin says the identification of schools where students have experienced significant improvement in literacy and numeracy can help support teachers and students in other schools. The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) today released updated information on Australian schools, including details on schools where year 3 ...

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Catholic schools among significant NAPLAN achievers

08/03/2017The latest release of data on the Federal Government’s My School website underlines the high quality, value for money education being offered by Catholic schools in Queensland. Executive Director of the Queensland Catholic Education Commission, Dr Lee-Anne Perry AM, said it was especially pleasing to see 13 Queensland Catholic schools among those where significant gains ...

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NCEC calls for further scrutiny of Gonski recommendations

21/10/2016Further scrutiny of Gonski recommendations needed – NCEC

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Catholic sector welcomes extension for Senior assessment changes

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In-principle agreement on Catholic school pay

22/06/2016Catholic school employers and the Independent Education Union of Australia have reached an in-principle agreement on a new four-year wage offer.

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In-principle agreement reached on Catholic school pay

10/06/2016The Fair Work Commission has published an Agreed Statement by the Queensland Catholic Education Commission and the Independent Education Union of Australia outlining an in-principle agreement on a new four-year wage offer.  The in-principle agreement will be put to staff in Catholic schools via a ballot next term. For more details visit our Enterprise Bargaining ...

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Catholic Education Celebrated in Song

05/05/2016Queensland’s Catholic schools and leading Australian music artist Josh Arnold have joined forces at All Saints Primary School, Albany Creek, to today release a new song celebrating Catholic education in Queensland.

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Budget commitment to school funding delivers certainty to parents

03/05/2016The Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC) has welcomed the Federal Government’s pre-Budget announcement to increase per-student school funding by 3.56 per cent each year from 2018.

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Catholic Schools welcome announcement on Senior Secondary Assessment

22/03/2016The Queensland Catholic Education Commission has welcomed key components of the new senior secondary assessment system announced by the State Government yesterday.

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