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Strategic Directions

Strategic Intention

Systemic Catholic schools in the Townsville Diocese strive to ensure that each student can experience the joy of learning and achieve success as a learner, guided by teachers who are inspired by Jesus Christ. This vision for systemic Catholic schooling will build on our traditions and expertise and embrace new possibilities.

Through collaboration, co-responsibility, diversity and on-going renewal of mission and purpose, our Catholic schools will plan for a future that is hope-filled and sustainable.

and Teaching

which inspires each student's high expectations.

It’s about:

  • Knowing our students and how they learn.
  • Creating inviting and inclusive learning environments that dignify all learners.
  • Engaging with evidence to know the impact of teaching and improve
    student learning.
An experience of

Faith and Mission

which enriches student’s lives and futures.

It’s about:

  • Enhancing and celebrating our Catholic identity.
  • Encouraging dialogue between our students’ personal context and what the Catholic Church believes, celebrates, lives and prays.
  • Educating and forming students who are challenged to live the gospel of Jesus and become literate in the broader Christian tradition.

Authentic Faith

which inspires all to witness the Mission.

It’s about:

  • Creating meaningful pathways and formation for leadership.
  • Deepening the spiritual, scriptural and theological capacity of our staff in leadership roles.
  • Recognising and developing leaders in professional practice.

Diversity and

practices which prioritise care and dignity for all.

It’s about:

  • Creating safe, collaborative, inclusive and welcoming learning environments.
  • Connecting with key health and wellbeing agencies to enable a proactive, coordinated and impactful response to manage risk and increase wellbeing.
  • Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners to reach their full potential.

Capabilities and

to foster community.

It’s about:

  • Developing a talented, committed and high performance culture through attracting, supporting and retaining high-achieving employees.
  • Building the capability of all staff to achieve supportive, professional relationships.
  • Providing safe, welcoming and collaborative working environments.

Governance and

to manage stewardship of resources.

It’s about:

  • Striving for system-wide initiatives and improvements that align with best practice.
  • Strengthening responsibility mechanisms through accountable and transparent measures.
  • Using resources sustainably by caring for our natural and built environment.

Strategic Directions 2022-2026