Who are we?

The Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC) is the peak body representing Catholic education in Queensland. The Commission works with the five diocesan school authorities and 17 Religious Institutes and other incorporated bodies which operate Catholic schools within the state.

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What’s our role?

The Commission holds a state-wide strategic role focused on advancing Catholic education. The 16-member Commission is led by an independent Chairperson supported by a Secretariat.QCEC also draws on the wisdom and expertise within the Catholic education sector through a series of committees.

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Latest News & Events

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Gonski report highlights opportunity for improvement

The Queensland Catholic Education Commission QCEC) has welcomed the findings and recommendations of the Review to Achieve Excellence… Read More

New report first step to fairer funding

The Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC) has welcomed the report from the National School Resourcing Board (NSRB), released today, as an important step towards a… Read More

Longman candidates need to commit to fair funding

The Queensland Catholic Education Commission (QCEC) is calling on all candidates in the Longman by-election to outline their commitment to… Read More

Celebrating Catholic Education Week

Queensland’s 304 Catholic school communities are looking to discover new horizons as they celebrate this year’s Catholic Education Week… Read More

Queensland Catholic Schools

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304 Schools

In 2018 304 Catholic schools in Queensland educate 1 in 5 students across the state

27 Kindergartens

In 2018 27 Catholic kindergartens are operating across Queensland. delivering a fully accredited program to almost 1,000 children

16 Boarding Schools

There are 16 Catholic Boarding Schools in QLD, with 2,148 Students enrolled.

5k Students with disabilities

In 2016 more than 5,000 Students with disabilities are educated in Catholic Schools

6k Indigenous Students

In 2016 almost 6,000 Indigenous students were enrolled in Catholic Schools

5k Received VET qualifications

5,000 students Received VET qualifications in Catholic Colleges