Governance

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The Catholic Education Commission of WA (CECWA), Catholic Education WA and all Catholic schools are accountable to the Bishops of Western Australia and State and Australian Governments as well as their local communities.

The key bodies involved with the governance of Catholic Education in WA are the CECWA and its six standing committees, which have overall responsibility for the strategic direction and effective management of Catholic Education in WA.

The CEWA functions as the executive arm of the CECWA and is led by the Executive Director of Catholic Education WA who is assisted by a Director of Religious Education, a Director of Teaching & Learning, a Director of Governance & Administrative Services, a Director of Finance, Planning & School Resources, a Director of Community Engagement & Employee Services and a Director of School Improvement. This group comprises the Executive.

The CEWA’s structure is designed to support its strategic directions and its mission to facilitate the delivery of an authentic and empowering Catholic Education aimed at improving learning outcomes and life opportunities for the maximum possible number of children, families and communities across WA.