Catholic Education Week in Queensland
Celebrated annually in week 3 of term 3, Catholic Education Week is an opportunity for all 309 Catholic schools in Queensland to celebrate and promote their distinctive mission and ethos.
Catholic education strives to make a difference in the lives of those in our schools and in the wider community by challenging young people to live out the message of Jesus and to reach their full potential as compassionate, contributing, life-giving members of society.
Catholic Education Week in 2021 will be celebrated in Queensland from 25 July – 31 July.
The theme for 2021 celebrations will be A Spirited Tomorrow.
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News & Announcements
Online nominations for the Spirit of Catholic Education Awards 2021 will open on Monday 8 March 2021. Catholic school communities in Queensland are encouraged to nominate individuals or teams who are making an outstanding contribution to the life of their school...
The theme for Catholic Education Week in Queensland in 2021 will be A Spirited Tomorrow. More information about the theme including resources to help schools celebrate will become available on the Catholic Education Week website soon.
The Spirit of Catholic Education Award recipients for 2020 will be announced on Monday 7 September, 2020. This year over 215 members of Catholic school communities were nominated for their outstanding support of their students. We look forward to sharing more about...
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