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Special Song Launched for Catholic Education Week in Queensland

17/06/2014A special song, 'Come, live life', has been written by Michael Mangan to celebrate Catholic Education Week 2014.

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Catholic Sector Welcomes Increased State Government Investment in Education

04/06/2014The Queensland Catholic Education Commission welcomed an overall increase in recurrent spending on education in the Non-state sector of around 7% announced in the State budget.

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Catholic Education Welcomes Plans for Education Accord

20/05/2014The Queensland Catholic Education Commission has welcomed today's announcement of an education accord process by Premier Campbell Newman.

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QCEC Proactive on Child Protection

20/05/2014More than 130 principals, teachers and administrators from Catholic schools across Queensland met in Brisbane last Friday to discuss child protection issues such as reporting sex abuse to police, sexting and ensuring children are heard.

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Queensland Catholic Sector Concerned by Planned Move to CPI Indexation for Schools Funding

14/05/2014Queensland Catholic Education Commission Executive Director Mike Byrne says the Catholic sector has serious concerns about the Commonwealth Government’s decision to use the Consumer Price Index (CPI) as the basis for school funding indexation after 2017.

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Queensland Catholic Sector Concerned by “Overcrowding” of Australian Curriculum

12/03/2014The Queensland Catholic Education Commission says that potential 'overcrowding' of the Australian Curriculum as Phase 2 and 3 subjects are rolled out is the most concerning issue that should be addressed by the review process currently underway.

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Meeting The Schooling Needs of Queensland’s Growing Population – QCEC Presentation to State MPs

07/03/2014On Wednesday evening 5 March the QCEC delivered a presentation to Members of State Parliament about the challenges of meeting demand for new and expanded schools as Queensland's population grows rapidly over the next two decades.

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Annabel Pike and Michael Mangan – 2014 Catholic Education Week Official Ambassadors Announced

24/02/2014Annabel Pike and Michael Mangan will be the official Ambassadors for Catholic Education Week 2014.

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Education Partners Gather for QCEC Welcome Function 2014

10/02/2014The Queensland Catholic Education Commission has welcomed in the new year with a function for its key partners in education in Queensland last Friday 7 February.

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144,000 Queensland Students Return to Catholic Schools Next Week

23/01/2014Around 144,000 or 1 in 5 Queensland students and more than 17,000 teachers and staff will begin the school year at one of 297 Catholic schools across the State next week.

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