Tina Apostolopoulos

Where is your College located in relation to the Capital of your state/territory Eastern suburbs of Melbourne
What is the nature of your College Our Lady of Sion College is governed by the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion Ltd and maintains a strong commitment to the charism and educational mission of the Sisters of Our Lady of Sion.
How many students 934
In what year did you commence as Principal of this College 2016
What was your role prior to taking up this appointment

Deputy Principal Sacred Heart College, Oakleigh

What are the one or two aspects of your College that you are especially proud of
  • Our Lady of Sion College is very proud to be a school that seeks truth through learning in a community of caring relationships - a community where each student is valued and nurtured, encouraged and supported through the personal relationships we foster.
  • Biblical values of compassion, justice, reconciliation, peace and love are the guiding principles that underpin all that we do.
What are the main challenges to you and other Catholic schools in your local area
  • Strong demand for places in a highly competitive area
     
  • Ensuring that we keep up to date with the challenges of mental health issues facing the young people and supporting our students to develop greater resilience
What do you believe are the one or two main issues confronting Catholic Secondary Colleges nationally
  • Government funding to ensure fairness and equity
     
  • Ensuring that Catholic schools are seen as meeting the holistic needs of young people and not only serving to prepare them for university

 

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