Catholic Education South Australia
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Our Vision and Values

Our vision is to create an educational environment which matters to students and their families and which resonates culturally and deeply for them. In each learning area, across the whole life of the school, and in partnership with families, each of us discovers the love of God which is revealed in Christ, proclaimed by the Church and lived by all people of good will. 

We value:

  • openness to God’s Spirit at work in our midst and living in Catholic faith
  • respect for the dignity of each person
  • commitment to processes of learning that are formative, challenging, engaging, life-long and life-wide 
  • inclusivity of those at the edges
  • sensitivity, justice and compassion 

There are four ways in which we display this influence to our community.

Living our Catholic tradition
The values on which we are built are the values we show in everyday life through our schools.

Committed and engaged staff
Having a committed and engaged staff - our teachers are committed not just to high standards of teaching, they are also committed to the development of each and every child under their care.

Ecological conversion
We recognise that we are stewards of the world we have been given and our schools are committed to teaching their own communities to respect their environment.

Genuine dialogue 
We are honest in our discussions with families in our community and we expect them to be honest with us.  Genuine community is built around genuine dialogue and an open sharing of ideas and concerns.

As an organisation CESA is an equal opportunity employer and as such has won awards for Employer of Choice for Women.

CESA - as part of SACCS - is involved in the national "Racism. It stops with me" campaign, which is being led by the Australian Human Rights Commission. 

Catholic Education SA acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples as the traditional custodians of Australia.  We respect their cultural heritage, beliefs and relationship with the land and acknowledge their unique contribution to the life of this country.