Catholic Education South Australia

New Catholic school for Strathalbyn

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17 May 2024

Twelve outstanding South Australian educators, including a botanist with a passion for orchids, a wizard mathematician, and a champion of the Arts in regional SA were recognised at the annual Catholic Education Awards ceremony on Thursday May 16. In addition, the teams of two innovative school programs and a dedicated school volunteer were presented with awards for their contributions to Catholic education.

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20 Mar 2024

Catholic Education South Australia celebrates National Playgroup Week  

National Playgroup Week, between March 18-24, is a time to celebrate and promote the benefits of playgroups for children, families, and communities. 

Catholic Education South Australia (CESA) recognises the essential role playgroups have in supporting children, families, and communities through its Supported Playgroups in Catholic Education (SPiCE) Program.  

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18 Mar 2024

On Friday March 8, nine students from five Catholic schools were given the opportunity to present their big ideas on how to improve South Australia, at The Advertiser’s Teen Parliament. The event was held in the House of Assembly at state parliament with politicians and change-makers listening to the 31 Year 10 - Year 12 students speak.    

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15 Mar 2024

Five Catholic school students and a group of primary school children from Xavier College have been recognised as informed citizens in the 2023 Governor’s Civics Awards for Schools.

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22 Feb 2024

Catholic Education South Australia (CESA) is pleased to announce the recipients of its first Regional Teacher Scholarship Program.  

Initiated by the Diocese of Port Pirie, the program will provide 14 recipients with a total benefit of up to $20,000 each, paid as $5,000 for each full-time (or pro rata part-time equivalent) year successfully completed in an undergraduate teaching degree.   

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15 Jan 2024

It was a sky-high finish for our STEM Girls Academy participants as they completed their Girls in Engineering Program with UniSA.  The students were presented with a creative challenge designed around a real-world problem and were asked to design a solution for it.  Their innovate solutions were presented to a panel of experts in the space industry.

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20 Dec 2023

Catholic Education South Australia proudly recognises the exceptional achievements of the "Class of 2023" in their SACE results. These outcomes stand as a testament to the unwavering determination, resilience, and commitment showcased by our students, complemented by the invaluable guidance and support provided by our dedicated educators.

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15 Dec 2023

A number of Catholic schools have been recognised by the Australian Curriculum Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) for the encouraging outcomes achieved by students in the latest NAPLAN results.

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06 Dec 2023

Almost 500 scholarships have been offered to primary and secondary school-aged children and young people in care, thanks to an ongoing collaboration between Catholic Education South Australia and the Department for Child Protection.  

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30 Nov 2023

Five students from Catholic schools have been named among the winners in the prestigious 2023 Premier’s Anzac Spirit School Prize competition which is run annually by the South Australian state government to encourage young South Australians to understand, connect with and maintain the Anzac Spirit. 

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