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New CEO for National Catholic Education Commission

The Bishops' Committee for Education yesterday announced the appointment of Joan Warhurst, one of Australia's leading educators, as CEO of the National Catholic Education Commission.

"Joan Warhurst comes to this position with an impressive background in education, which ranges from the classroom to administration and academia," Bishop Kevin Manning said.

"We look forward to her contribution to the administration of Catholic schooling in Australia."

Mrs Warhurst has been Executive Director of the Australian Curriculum Studies Association since 1996.

She began her career as a school teacher and is the author of a number of reports and publications, on education and curriculum, including indigenous education.

The National Catholic Education Commission secretariat is located in Canberra and provides administrative support for the Commission in its role of complementing State and Territory Catholic Education Commissions and Diocesan and Religious Order structures.

New CEO for National Catholic Education Commission (Australian Catholic Bishops Conference 17/2/04)

National Catholic Education Commission
Australian Curriculum Studies Association

18 Feb 2004