Financial Review Letter to the Editor

8 Dec 2016

 Dear Sir   Tim Dodd’s article on the latest PISA results (7 December 2016, “Schools fail again, OECD finds”) claims that “Catholic schools were the worst performing school sector” in Australia after adjusting for socio economic differences. This is simply

Grattan schools report fundamentally flawed

29 Nov 2016

The Grattan Institute report Circuit breaker a new compact for school funding is fundamentally flawed, according to Catholic Education Melbourne Executive Director Stephen Elder.   “The Grattan report is based on a false assumption,” Mr Elder said, “that the current

Letter to the Editor of The Age on 12 October 2016

13 Oct 2016

Your report (Funds flow to Catholic education, 12 10) proves you can prove anything if you cherry pick the right data. Your ‘analysis’ forgets some fundamental fact about Catholic school funding. Catholic school systems receive a single government grant which

Letter to the Editor of The Sunday Age

29 Sep 2016

Dear Sir I was disappointed to read the story of Sally Beattie and her experiences working with Catholic Education Melbourne (The Sunday Age, 25 September). In reviewing Ms Beattie’s file, at the time of her exit, she gave no indication

Letter to the Editor of The Age, 8 September 2016

8 Sep 2016

Catholic Education Melbourne shares Nakia’s anguish at the story of racist bullying recounted in The Age today.   The care, safety and wellbeing of children and young people is a central and fundamental responsibility of Catholic education.   Bullying in

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