Archive for August 2017

School Improvement Directorate sparks system LEADing Lights

CEWA’s School Improvement Directorate headed to Cairns to present at the 4th National Diocesan System School Improvement Colloquium, August 3-4. The Colloquium theme – Catholic School Improvement – Impact on ALL Students – placed young people and their needs at the centre of school improvement. Members of CEWA’s School Improvement Directorate shared their Team’s journey,…

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Emmanuel Catholic College Administrators switch to Forms

Teachers are not the only ones innovating with Office 365. IT managers and administrators are on to it too. Kelly Lister, Emmanuel Catholic College Registrar and Alumni Coordinator, has been using Forms to survey parents for college tours, assemblies and parent information nights. “Forms is extremely useful for applications for our music scholarships and also…

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EdVantages winners caught by surprise

A quick reminder that EdVantages is our incentive app for CEWA staff. EdVantages provides discounts, competitions and the latest from CEWA and LEADing Lights news. Think of it like an Entertainment Book but free for CEWA. EdVantages also offers competitions and prizes to CEWA staff, which this month include a mixed case of wine and…

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Apple Educator News features CEWA’s innovative DTLE

John XXIII College’s Claire Dernie, one of CEWA’s Digital Transformation LEAD Educators and Apple Distinguished Educators, has become the first Australian teacher to be featured in the Apple Educator Learning Centre’s news. The Apple Educator Learning Centre news seeks to highlight great teacher practice around the world that employs Apple technologies. In this case, Apple…

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New LEADing Lights team members zero in on platform adoption

The LEADing LIghts’ Digital Transformation Team has just welcomed some new but familiar faces to help drive the effective adoption of the LEADing Lights’ platform in schools. Nancy Bonfiglio is the Digital Transformation School Project Manager for Leaders. Her focus is to support all Leadership Teams in schools. She comes from Irene McCormack Catholic College…

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Optika Solutions brings CEWA data to life

‘Data migration…it’s not the most exciting subject,’ says Dr James Meneghello, Software Development Manager with Optika Solutions. But it is absolutely critical to how intelligent organisations function. Optika has been working with CEWA since February on the LEADing Lights data analytics project, “Insight”. This is the project that is collecting student data in one place.…

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