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Catholic Education 2022 Federal Election Priorities

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Catholic education is seeking the following commitments in the 2022 Federal Election. Click here to read more

Throughout the election campaign we will be asking the major parties and candidates for an understanding of their positions and policies on these priorities.
Click below to read the key priorities for our school communities

https://www.ncec.catholic.edu.au/federal-election-2022

Nominate an inspiring Teacher today

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Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards

We all know a teacher who we connected with, who supported us, who saw something in us. Now is the time to celebrate these inspirational educators, thanks to the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards.

There are twelve Awards valued at $45,000 for outstanding teachers and up to 10 awards worth $10,000 for early-career teachers.

Nominate or apply by 27 March 2022

Find out more >>

Schools Update for 1 March 2022

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Parents in South East Queensland please refer to communications from your school about school closures and openings due to flooding etc. This is the only way to know for sure if your school is operating or not. The Queensland Catholic Education Commission website is also a great place to check for accurate information on school closures.

https://qcec.catholic.edu.au

Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards

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Applications Open 7 February 2022

Schools Plus is seeking nominations and applications for the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards.

Each year, twelve outstanding teachers are chosen for a prestigious Teaching Fellowship valued at $45,000. This year’s Awards will also recognise up to 10 Early Career Teachers with an award valued at $10,000.

Nominate or apply by 18 March 2022.
Visit www.teachingawards.com.au

Apps can track: privacy tips and checks for parents

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The Australian Council on Children and the Media in partnership with the US-based AppCensus group has developed a unique new resource for parents. Apps can track: privacy tips and checks
Click here to find out more >> https://childrenandmedia.org.au/app-reviews/apps-can-trap-tracking

ACCM, in partnership with Macquarie University, has also developed privacy tips for parents which include short videos like this one and a range of other resources.

Parentline - Cyberbullying support

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Parentline is a free virtual (WebChat, phone or email) counselling service for parents and carers offering support from 8am to 10 pm every day. To find out more, please visit: parentline.com.au or phone 1300 30 1300 or check out Parentline on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM today!

Cyberbullying Support

Parentline also offers free cyberbullying training for parents, teachers and professionals. Click here for more information https://parentline.com.au/cyberbullying

Non State Schools Transport Assistance -Applications Closing

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Applications for the Non State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme will close on 31 October. To apply visit schooltransport.com.au.

Nominations open for the myQCE Student Reference Group

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The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) is recruiting
new members for the myQCE Student Reference Group in 2022.

The group gives students in Years 10, 11 and 12 the chance to have their say about the QCE system processes and senior schooling.

Read more here >>

Non State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme (NSSTAS)

Applications are now open for Semester 2, 2021

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The Non State Schools Transport Assistance Scheme provides financial assistance for families transporting students to non-state schools in Queensland.

Applications are now open for parents who require travel assistance for Semester 2 2021.

To find out more about eligibility requirements visit: schooltransport.com.au

An online Masterclass about raising girls of all ages

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An online Masterclass about helping girls to be strong, open-hearted and self-valuing. Join live on Thursday 7th October at 8pm (AEST) but you'll have lifetime access to the replay if you can't join live.
 

Register by clicking the link here >