Faith Formation & Religious Education Standing Committee
The Faith Formation and Religious Education Standing Committee is appointed by the Bishops Commission for Catholic Education. The Committee provides advice to National Catholic Education Commission on the national policy implications of developments in faith formation and religious education in Catholic schools.
In 2017, the National Catholic Education Commission published a framework for evaluation of current practice in staff formation and its strategic enhancement. It is A Framework for Formation for Mission in Catholic Education, prepared by the NCEC Faith Formation and Religious Education Standing Committee and endorsed by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference. Read more
The Bishops Commission for Catholic Education has endorsed the Framing Paper: Religious Education in Australian Catholic Schools, prepared by the NCEC Faith Formation and Religious Education Standing Committee. Published in 2018, it is a resource for reflection on and evaluation of curriculum design and practice in the Religious Education learning area.
- DOWNLOAD PDF Version or Editable Version
- DOWNLOAD PowerPoint introducing the RE Framing Paper
- DOWNLOAD A checklist for high quality Religious Education (Doc)
A pilot website that supports teachers in the planning phase of their teaching by modelling a way of engagement with and reflection on a Biblical passage that raises questions for them personally and for their teaching.
Together At One Altar, a website developed by the National Catholic Education Commission in partnership with Catholic school systems across Australia, brings together valuable resources to assist teachers of students of all age levels to develop their formation in the Eucharist and assist their full, active and conscious participation in its celebration.
CATHOLIC CURRICULUM PERSPECTIVES
The following websites provide liturgical material for use in schools and parishes. A subscription is required to access the material on the sites.