Religious Education and Curriculum Committee

Terms of Reference

  • Advises the CECWA and develop policy recommendations on the religious dimension of Catholic schools.

  • Advises the CECWA and develop policy recommendations on significant developments in education, including State and Federal Government initiatives.

  • Advises the CECWA on educational priorities for Catholic schools.

  • Advises the CECWA and develop policy recommendations on all aspects of curriculum.

  • Advises the CECWA and develop policy recommendations on religious education for all Catholic children, including those not attending Catholic schools.

  • Develops policy recommendations on relevant areas relating to school operational matters other than those with direct resource implications.
 

Membership

  • Chair - Appointed by the Bishops of Western Australia from the Committee on the recommendation of the CECWA

  • Deputy Chair - CECWA member

  • Member of Executive

  • Executive  Director's Representative - Chief Learning, Teaching and Innovation Officer, CEWA

  • Primary Principals (two) - one nominated by the Catholic Primary Principals’ Association,one self-nominated

  • Secondary Principals (two)- one nominated by the Catholic Secondary Principals’ Association, one self-nominated

  • Team Leader, Religious Education and Faith Formation, CEWA

  • Team Leader, Learning and Teaching, CEWA

  • Priest nominated by the CECWA with the approval of the Bishop of the diocese

  • Catechist

  • Parent/Community member nominated by the Parents and Friends’ Federation of WA

  • Up to two members of the community nominated by the CECWA, one of whom is to be a representative from a tertiary institution and, where possible, the other a parent of a Catholic child not attending a Catholic school.