End of year photos

Over the past eight weeks I have greatly enjoyed participating in many celebratory events at many of our Uniting Church-affiliated schools and residential colleges.

I again offer my sincere congratulations to those who have given their personal best throughout 2018.

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Commonwealth Funding for Independent Schools

This week I attended the National Consultative Group meeting of the Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) in Canberra, which included a meeting with the new Federal Minister for Education, The Hon Dan Tehan MP.

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Education Council meeting

The Education Council met in Adelaide on the last Friday of June, with ministers discussing a range of national issues across the early childhood and school education portfolios.
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UCA School and Residential College Board/Council Positions Available

Uniting Church schools and colleges have been established as one way of delivering our mission and values to society through the education, nurture and support of young people and their families and communities.  Uniting Church members (including clergy) with relevant skills and attributes are encouraged to consider serving on one of our school or residential college councils. [Read more…]

Calvary Christian College part of Queen’s 90th Birthday Celebrations at Windsor Castle

Queen Elizabeth
Calvary Christian College’s Principal and two staff will travel to Windsor Castle in London after being invited to tell their story of innovation in educational practice as part of Her Majesty’s Queen Elizabeth’s 90th Birthday celebrations in May, 2016. The College will also be featured in the Her Majesty’s official commemorative album in the chapter titled “The Best of the Commonwealth”. [Read more…]

Shalom crowned triple champions

By Jonny Pearce

Indigenous school side now face three finals as they bid to book their plane seats to Brisbane – and win the Queensland Schools’ Cup  [Read more…]

Making more mission possible

2016 combo pic
(L–R) Clayfield College student Danella Mene and Moreton Bay College student Caitlin Ramsay. Photos: Supplied

A Uniting Church Foundation program supporting Year 10 Indigenous students to fulfill their educational potential is going from strength to strength.

Two more Indigenous students have been helped to pursue their vocational goals, thanks to a second round of grants from the Uniting Church Foundation’s $10 for 10 Appeal. [Read more…]