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Catholic Education in the Global Village by Christian Zahra

The story of Catholic education in Australia dates back to the first decade of the 1800s, before Catholic priests were allowed in the fledgling colony. Lay women and men who had seen the power of forming young people in the Faith began carrying on that tradition in their own homes. About 15 years later, the […]

Catholic Education in the Global Village by Christian Zahra2018-07-06T11:19:12+00:00

The Global Village by John Phelan

We often hear the phrase ‘the global village’ used to describe today’s world of rapid communications, easy and fast intercontinental travel, and ready access to a world of information. We understand it to mean that there has been a breaking down of the boundaries that used to divide and isolate the peoples of the world; […]

The Global Village by John Phelan2018-07-06T11:19:33+00:00

ACU and The Global Village by Professor Michael Ondaatje

This is an exciting time to study at Australian Catholic University (ACU). The University is only 28 years old, but already we rank in the top 3% of all universities worldwide. ACU’s star is rising and our outstanding graduates are leaving their footprint on the world.

This momentum is exemplified by the National School of Arts […]

ACU and The Global Village by Professor Michael Ondaatje2018-07-06T11:21:32+00:00

Parents as First Educators in the Global Village by Tony O’Byrne

The history of Catholic School Parents Australia (CSPA) is relatively short however the story of parents and Catholic education in Australia goes back nearly 200 years to 1820 with the opening of the first Catholic school in Parramatta. Formed in late 2013, CSPA has quickly established itself as the national body for parents-carers with children […]

Parents as First Educators in the Global Village by Tony O’Byrne2018-07-06T11:20:18+00:00

What Does It Mean To Be Part Of The Globalised Church? by Michael McVeigh

Most of us wouldn’t know much about the Central African Republic. A landlocked country in the middle of Africa, it is home to around 4.6 million people. Despite being the site of ongoing conflict between Christian and Muslim militias in recent years, it is rarely featured in our news here in Australia.

But in 2015, the […]

What Does It Mean To Be Part Of The Globalised Church? by Michael McVeigh2018-07-06T11:20:32+00:00

Hidden Costs of Education

Have you started savings for your child’s education? Understanding the total cost of education might give you a reason to. When it comes to planning your child’s education, there are several factors most families consider, from the quality of the education, range of subject options, academic achievement, school values and ethos, and family tradition. And, […]

Hidden Costs of Education2018-07-06T11:21:05+00:00