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Vol. 6, Ed.37 17th October 2019 

From the Acting Principal

 Literacy and Boys 

I have recently read a report on the latest results from the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS), released on Tuesday, showing that Australia was one of 18 countries to improve its reading levels.

Please follow the link below to read more about this vital area of education for our boys. 

 

Review into Catholic Education in Southern Tasmania 

As noted in last week's Star,  we have received an invitation from KPMG who have been engaged by the Archbishop of Hobart, Julian Porteous and the Tasmanian Catholic Education Commission (TCEC) to undertake a review of the Catholic Education ‘system’ in southern Tasmania. This review will occur from November 2017 to 30 April 2018.

The College has been encouraged to undertake broad engagement with our community in the framing of a submission and it would be greatly appreciated if your family could find time to complete a relevant survey(s) from the list below: 

Current Student         https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/6ZZDMNT

Current Parents         https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CJQYCXH

Past Students             https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Z959V7Z

Past Parents               https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CX62MPW

 Thank you for your assistance. 

 

 

At this incredibly busy time in the life of the College, please take the time to read the important announcements contained in all sections of this week's Star. 

In the spirit of Blessed Edmund,

Terry Blizzard
Acting Principal

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