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Education

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Catholic Education WA

Since 1986, Catholic Education WA has been driving the strategic direction and mission of all our Catholic schools, serving almost one in five school-aged children in WA with a distinct educational framework that motivates students and staff to achieve their full potential. 

Catholic Education Commission of WA

The CECWA and Committees act on behalf of the Catholic community for the benefit of all Catholic school-aged children, be they in Catholic schools or not. The Commission is appointed by the Bishops of Western Australia and is responsible to them. CECWA governs the CEWA system.

Strategic Wellbeing Framework (CEWA)

In consultation with Catholic school leaders, school staff, students and community members, CEWA’s Strategic Wellbeing Framework has been created to help facilitate CEWA’s strategic vision of flourishing Catholic pastoral communities in Western Australia (WA). This framework looks to enhance and enrich the capabilities, connections and conditions of all schools, their students, staff and communities by understanding that wellbeing is visible, measurable and improvable. Download a copy here.

 

 

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National Catholic Education Commission (NCEC)

The National Catholic Education Commission is the peak body for Catholic education in Australia. The NCEC is responsible for the national coordination and representation of Catholic schools and education authorities.

Quest for Hope (NCEC):

This document is provided as an invitation for school communities to consider how they come together to enhance the partnership between schools and families; as together with the parish they support children and young people in exploring their faith. It is a resource for the evaluation of current practice and the discovery of imaginative responses and new opportunities for school communities. Download a copy here.

 

 

 

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School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA)

The School Curriculum and Standards Authority is responsible for Kindergarten to Year 12 curriculum assessment standards and reporting for all Western Australian Schools.

 

 

 

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Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA)

The purpose of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority is to be the authoritative source of advice on, and delivery of, national curriculum, assessment and reporting for all Australian education ministers, with international recognition of their work. 

 

 

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My School website

The My School Website has been developed by ACARA and is a resource for parents, educators and the community to find information about each of Australia's schools. The My School website includes facts and figures, a school map/location function, financial information for each school and students' NAPLAN performance over a number of years. Please see https://www.myschool.edu.au.

 

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St Thomas More College

For parents considering residential college, St Thomas More College has been the home away from home for thousands of students at the University of Western Australia. 'Tommy More' College is just across the road from the main University campus and provides a range of student accommodation.

 

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The University of Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame Notre Dame is a private Catholic University, extending from the West Coast of Australia in the beautiful and historic City of Fremantle, to the North-West town of Broome and across the continent to the heart of Sydney. Notre Dame has a commitment to honouring the individual and recognising that each student is graced with their own gifts and talents, and believe that higher education should prepare students for a rich, fulfilling and reflective life, not just a career path.

 

Health and Wellbeing

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School Drug Education and Road Aware

SDERA helps children and young people make smarter choices by providing a resilience approach to road safety and alcohol and other drugs education. We support school staff, early childhood educators and community agencies with professional learning, resources and state-wide consultancy. 

 

 

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Beyond Blue

Healthy Families is all about giving you the information, knowledge and confidence to support the young people in your life – whether you’re a parent, guardian, grandparent, a favourite uncle or an awesome auntie. We’re also here to help you take care of your own mental health and wellbeing, especially if you’re a new parent or about to become one.

 

 

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Headspace – For Young People, Friends and Families

More than 75 per cent of mental health issues develop before a person turns 25, and yet, many traditional services aren’t equipped to address the unique barriers that young people face to accessing mental health support. headspace began in 2006 to address this critical gap, by providing tailored and holistic mental health support to 12 - 25 year olds. With a focus on early intervention, we work with young people to provide support at a crucial time in their lives – to help get them back on track and strengthen their ability to manage their mental health in the future.

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Drug and Alcohol Research and Training Australia (DARTA)

DARTA aims to provide education and training expertise as well as high quality research assistance on a wide range of alcohol and other drug issues. DARTA specialises in providing education and training to a wide range of audiences and can tailor presentations to suit any agency’s requirements in the area of alcohol and other drugs.

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Lifeline WA

Lifeline WA’s mission is to prevent suicide, support people in crisis and reduce the stigmas, which can be a barrier to people seeking help.

 

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Telethon Kids Institute

Telethon Kids bring together community, researchers, practitioners, policy makers and funders, who share their mission to improve the health, development and lives of children and young people through excellence in research. Importantly, Telethon Kids want knowledge applied so it makes a difference. 

Safety

 

 

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Constable Care

Constable Care has successfully communicated safety and crime prevention strategies to generations of Western Australians for over 30 years. The theatre-in-education themes have been derived from an expressed community need and developed in consultation with experts in education, child safety and harm prevention.

 

 

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The eSafety Commissioner (eSafety)

eSafety is Australia’s independent regulator for online safety. eSafety uses research, evidence and experience to lead and advise on online safety issues, and deliver comprehensive services that are compassionate and focused on people. eSafety's purpose is to help safeguard all Australians from online harms and to promote safer, more positive online experiences. The eSafety website has a parent section with resources and advice: https://www.esafety.gov.au/parents and free webinars: https://www.esafety.gov.au/parents/webinars.