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 |  09 April 2014

 

Catholic Organisations 

Catholic Secondary Schools Association Provides Catholic secondary schools with a forum for exploring contemporary professional developments, particularly in relation to ROSA and Higher School Certificate. 

Cath Ed On-Call a web based tool for Catholic schools that offers control over supply staff choices including availablility calendars, automatic booking request option and noticeboard.

Catholic Earthcare Many Catholic schools and colleges have sought the assistance of Catholic Earthcare Australia. Resources have been developed by Catholic Earthcare Australia to help schools celebrate World Environment Day, St Francis of Assisi Feast Day and the annual themes of the United Nation's International Year. Other resources such as 'Pure Gift' and 'The Garden Planet', help parishes, schools, communities and organisations, 'explore for themselves, how to best journey on the path to ecological conversion.'

Catholic Schools Youth Ministry Australia  Now adopted by 17 Secondary Schools across Australia. CSYMA is a professional, teacher-centred organisation networking those involved in this model of Youth Ministry.  Its primary focus is to provide support and empowerment of staff and students for ministry and evangelisation.  

Partners 4 Learning  Partners4Learning (P4L) provides a portal through which teachers, school administrators and parents can gain access to research, case studies, advice, a bank of practical resources and professional development to support enhanced parent, family and community partnerships within and between school communities. 

 

Other Organisations 

Modern Teaching Aids Supplying early childhood, primary and secondary school resources, teacher resources, school supplies, childcare supplies and classroom resources in Australia.

Kinetic Education Employs a team of professional tutors and educators, with lesson designs and teaching pedagogy that have been developed closely in consultation with teachers, principals, university lecturers, educational experts and psychologists. 

Kids Matter KidsMatter is a mental health and wellbeing framework for primary schools and early childhood education and care services, and is proven to make a positive difference to the lives of Australian children. 

Life Education  programs focusing on health and well-being for Pre-School, Primary and Secondary kids and empowering them to make healthier choices.

Fresh For Kids  Aims to help school aged children achieve a healthy lifestyle by encouraging them to eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables and by participating in physical activity.

Stay Smart Online  The Budd:e cybersecurity education package comprises a series of  media-rich and interactive learning activities for Australian schools students. The package comprises two learning modules - one for primary students and one  for secondary students - which help students adopt safe and secure online  practices.

Kids Teaching Kids An education model that uses local environmental issues as a theme for learning.

EdSoft Campion Education and Edsoft have had over 50 years' collective experience in serving schools, educators and students. Delivering education resources and eLearning services by providing a unique and comprehensive total solution to eBook programs and integration, automated delivery, resource list management, mobile and collaboration environments.

Sustainability, Environment etc

Shop Ethical There are many ways to make a difference, whether it be in making sure your school suppliers are free from exploitation or introducing ethical purchasing in a creative way. Teaching resources, useful links and info. 

The Fair Trade Association find information below on how you can sign up your school to become a Fair Trade School.

CERES one of the largest sustainability education providers in Victoria.

Etiko Fair trade and sustainable footwear & clothing, child labour free and eco friendly. Sports gear and school clothing also available.

 

More 

Camp Australia Supports families through partnerships with school communities to deliver tailored before and after school care programs focused on bringing out the best in kids - combining active games with structured and unstructured play, quiet time and a healthy snack.

The Great Aussie Bush Camp Provides teaching and learning experiences in a family friendly atmosphere and removing the hassle that principals and teachers normally have to face when planning school camps.

 

 

 

 

This web site brings together resources that may be of use to Catholic educators in Australia. The resources have been highlighted by members of the education community. While all care is taken to check the resources featured on these external websites, we are not responsible for the content on these sites. If you find any link that is objectionable, please send us an email at editor (at) australiancatholics.com.au 

 

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