Above top: Principals from the Parramatta Diocese
Above bottom: Principals from the Broken Bay Diocese
It has been a busy week catching up with Catholic Secondary Principals in a number of NSW centres. Unlike most other jurisdictions, the Catholic Secondary Principals do not meet on a state wide basis. Rather most of their gatherings are around their Diocesan centres:
Further to this, there seems to be very limited opportunities for "Religious Institute" school Principals to meet with their Diocesan school colleagues.
At CaSPA we see great advantage in all Catholic Secondary Principals in a State or Territory being able to meet and support their colleagues. As a first step to promoting this option for our NSW principals, we have been meeting groups in their separate diocesan groups to let them know of the work of CaSPA. In time we hope there will be opportunities to share beyond these groups and across all Catholic schools regardless of their governance arrangements.
We also note common issues confronting Catholic Secondary Principals when we conduct these meetings. Among these issues are:
|Tags: Catholic Secondary Principals Australia|