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Vale Paul Hogan

The Melbourne Ƶ Catholic Schools (Ƶ) community is deeply saddened by tragic news of the passing of our colleague, friend, retired principal and relief teacher, Paul Hogan, overnight Friday 28 June.


Building New Kindergartens in Growing Communities

Melbourne Ƶ Catholic Schools (Ƶ) is proud to be partnering with the Victorian Government to build
12 early years education centres to meet the increasing demand from families in Melbourne’s growing communities.


Ƶ Vision for Instruction to shape the future of our education system

Students in Catholic schools will benefit significantly from a change in how reading, writing and mathematics are taught in Melbourne classrooms.


Ƶ welcomes national artificial intelligence framework

Melbourne Ƶ Catholic Schools (Ƶ) has welcomed the Australian Framework for Generative Artificial Intelligence in Schools released by federal Minister for Education Jason Clare today.


Melbourne Catholic schools working towards integrating AI into teaching and learning

Ƶ is working towards integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into education practice across its 296 schools.


Let’s all back our teachers

It’s not an exaggeration to say teachers are key architects of the future health and prosperity of our nation.


Best wishes to Year 12 students

Ƶ Executive Director Dr Edward Simons has offered his encouragement to 11,000 Year 12 students from 65 Catholic secondary schools across the Ƶ of Melbourne.


Students showcase STEM skills to make a difference

Around 500 primary and secondary students from Catholic schools across the Ƶ of Melbourne will come together to showcase how they are using science, technology, engineering and mathematics.


More families choosing a Catholic education

August 2023 school census figures have revealed that demand for Catholic education in the Ƶ of Melbourne continues to grow.


Catholic school families to receive support as part of transition plan

Families and carers of students attending four Catholic primary schools will receive financial and wellbeing support to assist them with transitioning to neighbouring schools from 2024.


Ƶ moves to better support teachers and learning with curriculum resource materials

Ƶ will work with its primary school teachers to develop high-quality, comprehensive curriculum resource materials enabling them to focus more on the core task of teaching.


Students have their say on Catholic school cybersafety policies

Melbourne Ƶ Catholic Schools (Ƶ) is including student voices in the regular review of ICT acceptable use and cybersafety policy for its 300 schools.


Catholic education Victoria seeks urgent talks on payroll tax

CECV Executive Director Jim Miles says the sector is deeply concerned about the impact of the state government decision announced in yesterday’s budget to remove a longstanding exemption and charge some Catholic schools payroll tax.


Melbourne’s Catholic schools prepare to celebrate

The commitment to ‘forming lives of faith, hope and love in the light of Christ’ is the theme of celebrations for Catholic Education Week across the Ƶ of Melbourne this year from 12 to 19 March.


Educating the ‘whole person’ the aim, as 155,000 students return to Melbourne Catholic schools

Around 155,000 – or one in five – students, along with 21,600 teachers and staff, will commence or continue their journey at one of 334 Catholic primary, secondary and special schools across the Ƶ of Melbourne this year.


Melbourne Ƶ Catholic Schools launches new brand and visual identity

An exciting new brand and visual identity has been launched by Melbourne Ƶ Catholic Schools (Ƶ).


Congratulations and best wishes to Year 12 students

Around 11,000 graduates of 61 Catholic schools across the Ƶ of Melbourne have received their Year 12 results today.


Catholic schools celebrate the return of an Andrews Labor Government

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) congratulates Premier Daniel Andrews and the Victorian Labor Party on their election victory.


New campus for Kolbe Catholic College will deliver more educational options for northern suburbs

Kolbe Catholic College has announced it will open an additional Years 7−12 campus in Mickleham in the Catholic parish of Craigieburn from 2026.


Catholic students to benefit from a re-elected Labor Government

The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) has today welcomed the commitment by a re-elected Andrews Labor Government of $717 million for non-government schools and kindergartens.


Melbourne Ƶ Catholic Schools launches inaugural strategic plan

Following an extensive process of consultation and development, Melbourne Ƶ Catholic Schools (Ƶ) has now launched its inaugural strategic plan – Ƶ 2030: Forming Lives to Enrich the World.