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 |  09 April 2014

Catholic Sites

Catholic Schools Week NSW and ACT
Catholic Education Week Victoria
Catholic Education Week Queensland  

Council of Catholic School Parents NSW/ACT 
Victorian Catholic Schools Parent Body 
The Federation of Parents and Friends Associations of Catholic Schools in Queensland
Tasmanian Catholic School Parents Council
The Federation of Catholic School Parent Communities SA

Catholic Schools Guide (Secondary)  

Catholic Enquiry Centre The national faith outreach of the  Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, the national body of the Bishops of the Catholic Church in Australia. The purpose of the Catholic Enquiry Centre is to reach out beyond the Church to offer an invitation to those who are not Catholic to learn about and understand all aspects of the Catholic religion including Catholic Baptism.

Catholic Adult Education Centre Committed to helping adult Catholics grow in the understanding of their faith so as to integrate faith and life and be more effective in evangelisation. Run courses on the Catholic faith, a bookshop, publish INFORM six times a year, organise and promote events and seminars on various aspects of the Catholic faith, offer pre-marriage courses, and publish an annual Lenten program.

My Family, May Faith  to communicate with, and support, families sending their children to Catholic schools in Canberra & Goulburn  

Cath Family a free online resource hub supporting Catholic families in their critical task of raising their children and grandchildren in the faith, supported by the Marriage Resource Centre (MRC).

Young Catholic Mums bringing together Catholic Mums of Australia, to support each other, share knowledge and personal experience, make friendships with like minded people, to find information you can trust and to help each other become the best mothers, best wives, best homemakers and best people we can be. Homemaking, recipe’s, organisation, growing in faith, speed cleaning, exercising at home, health, getting to mass with the little ones during the week! Parenting tips, craft activities for the kids at home and much more!

 

Other Sites

My School Contains profiles of almost 9,500 Australian schools, with statistical and contextual information about schools in each community.

ABC Parents Area Watch, listen and play videos, audio clips and games. The ABC and ESA have teamed up to provide world-class Australian resources. 

Parenting Ideas Advice for parents, grandparents, teachers and school members.

Australian Parents Council Directory of Family Resources for Parent Participation in Literacy and Numeracy Learning. 

Parenting Research Centre engages in a range of research activities to help parents raise children well. Its focus is to generate new knowledge of how parenting practices affect children, and how best to engage and support parents in this rewarding but often challenging task. 

Kids Safe A non-government, not-for-profit charitable organisation, dedicated to preventing unintentional childhood injuries and reducing the resulting deaths and disabilities associated with injuries in children under the age of 15 years. 

Kids Alive! Educates the public on five important steps to reduce the risk of preschool drowning.the program runs nationally via the Kids Alive website, community service advertising and the Kids Alive Water Safety Show.

Stay Smart Online A site to help parents secure their computer usage in the home, be aware of the hazards and practise safe online behaviour . 

Raising Children Network A parenting resource created by early childhood agencies, with support from the Australian Government.   

Australian Scholarships Group ASG helps create educational opportunities for children. Delivering a range of products and resources to families to support children’s early learning phase right through to post-secondary studies. 

Holidays With Kids A family travel and lifestyle magazine and website, helping parents to find family-friendly accommodation, family holiday specials, family attractions and destinations, family travel reviews, family vacation experiences and family travel tips.  

Travel With Kidz Offers family holiday packages which include family friendly accommodation, family friendly activities, and family travel deals. 

 

This web site brings together resources that may be of use to Catholic educators in Australia. The resources have been highlighted by members of the education community. While all care is taken to check the resources featured on these external websites, we are not responsible for the content on these sites. If you find any link that is objectionable, please send us an email at editor (at) australiancatholics.com.au 

 

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