Author Archives: Andrew McCarthy-Wood

St Francis College, Crestmead Celebrate ‘Wonderful’ Results

St Francis College

St Francis College, Crestmead have reflected on a wonderful 2019, celebrating strong results for the end of the Queensland Overall Position (OP) system. “It’s really good after all the hard work and effort that we’ve put in to have those results, and it’s great to let the community know as well,” Head of Campus for Year 7-12, Michelle Kelly said ...

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St James College, Brisbane Enrolment Information Session

Watch the St James College, Brisbane Enrolment Information Session VIDEO Listen to the St James College, Brisbane Enrolment Information Session PODCAST Read the St James College, Brisbane Enrolment Information Session TRANSCRIPT Ann Rebgetz: So a big welcome to St James College and, uh, it’s great to see you all come along this evening, especially when the weather has been a ...

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St Columban’s College, Caboolture Ready for New School Year

StC Principal, Michael Connolly

[mwVimeo video_id=’386069762′ width=’620′ height=’349′] Demand for St Columban’s College, Caboolture enrolment places has increased so much, that applications for 2021 are set to be closed off at Easter. Some key college dates: Wednesday 29 January – Years 7 and 12 and all new students commence Thursday 30 January – Years 8 to 11 students commence Tuesday 11 February – Year ...

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Education Vision 2020 – Lea Walker-Franks Talks About Educate Plus, Alumni and Fundraising

School alumni and fundraising expert, and Educate Plus Queensland Chapter President, Lea Walker-Franks talked with trueAU.NEWS about school community engagement, alumni, and fundraising approaches and opportunities. Educate Plus is the only Australasian organisation for professionals in the education sector, Educate Plus is run largely by volunteers who are passionate about supporting individuals in advancement roles. Lea Walker-Franks took the time ...

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Mt Maria College, Petrie Principal Talks About the 2020 School Year

MMCP Principal Wayne Chapman

[mwVimeo video_id=’385863493′ width=’620′ height=’349′] Mt Maria College, Petrie Principal Wayne Chapman spoke with trueAU.NEWS about some of the plans for the college in 2020. “We’ve had enormous growth in our student numbers, here at the college,” Principal Chapman said in the video interview above. “So, up over 470 students for this year, so it’s very exciting to welcome all those ...

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Education Vision 2020 – St James College, Brisbane Leadership Team

St James College, Brisbane has the mantra, ‘Global Learning, Achieving Aspirations’. Part of the college leadership team, Kristina Dolejs explained how the mantra is leading to their students having the skills to achieve their aspiration right across the world. “And we’re combining that with the three C’s of Choose, Connect and Commit, in the thinking of the individual as to ...

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Education Vision 2020 – Principal Michael Connolly from St Columban’s College, Caboolture Talks About the Fast Changing Face of Education

St Columban’s College, Caboolture Principal, Michael Connolly says pathways for students are ‘ever changing’. “Pathways for young students are changing and they’ll be ever-changing into the future,” Principal Connolly said in the podcast interview above. “And it’s something that as a school principal, you look at because most of the jobs our young people will go into.., aren’t even created ...

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Education Vision 2020 – Anthony Elmore from St Michael’s College, Merrimac Talks About Staying Ahead of the Changing Face of Education

St Michael's College, Merrimac

St Michael’s College, Merrimac Principal, Anthony Elmore talked with trueAU.NEWS about staying ahead of the changing face of education. “One of the things that we keep coming back to is that education today is not the same as what it was five years ago or ten years ago,” Principal Elmore said in the podcast interview above. “The world has absolutely ...

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Education Vision 2020 – Jim Midgley from Toowoomba Catholic Schools Office Talks About the Future of Education

Jim Midgley from Toowoomba Catholic Schools Office

Director of Teaching and Learning, Toowoomba Catholic Schools Office, Jim Midgley talked with trueAU.NEWS about the state of education in Southwest Queensland. “I think that in our lifetimes, we’ll see an end to the traditional classrooms,” Jim Midgley said in the podcast interview above. “We’ll see an end to a standard curriculum. “I think the work of some of our ...

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