The Catholic Education Office Melbourne works in partnership with Catholic schools to provide an educational foundation that develops the whole person within a school environment imbued with Christian values.
Principals and teachers need to be accredited to teach in a Catholic school, to ensure the Church's mission and purpose is understood.
The CEOM provides advice to schools about emergency situations and the development and updating of emergency plans.
The CEOM provides advice to Catholic schools and principals on a range of media and school marketing issues.
The Religious Education and Catholic Identity Unit provides support and resources that relate directly to Religious Education and Faith Development in Catholic schools.
The Human Resources Unit provides a broad range of strategic and operational support services for the Executive team. It also provides information and advice to CEOM Staff from all work locations.
The IT Services Unit assists Catholic schools in the management of email, bandwidth, internet traffic, security and school networks.
The Industrial Relations Unit provides support to schools about award rates and conditions of service in Catholic schools, OHS and advice on a range of employment issues.
Inhouse Legal Counsel provides legal advice to CEOM senior staff and to Victorian Catholic school principals.
The CEOM recognises that continuing professional learning is essential for school improvement and staff development.
The Wellbeing & Community Partnerships Unit supports and empowers school communities as they care for the wellbeing of their students.
There are a range of educational arrangements in schools, including career education, enterprise education, community-based learning and the development of key competencies.
Curriculum & Secondary Services staff provide educational support and leadership for secondary schools and their communities, parish priests and canonical administrators.
The Catechist team works to support those involved in providing for the special religious instruction of Catholic students attending non-Catholic or government schools.
The Catholic Leadership Centre is a new world class conference and learning facility for professional learning programs and executive courses to support Catholic education and key agencies.
Administration of government funding and accountability requirements, and support for school accounting personnel are provided by the Finance Unit of the CEOM.
Governance and Strategy includes a range of services that support the CEOM’s and the CECV’s governance and strategic management.
Services to schools include facilities management and the provision of mechanisms and support for the allocation of capital grants to schools.
Support is provided to develop and implement innovations and best practice in leadership, school improvement and accountability.
The Integrated Catholic Online Network (ICON) provides core technologies for Victorian Catholic education.
The CEOM provides advice on sustainability, demographics and planning for Catholic schools.
The CEOM provides schools with access to information, advice and resources about a range of legislative, regulatory and Canon Law requirements. The CEOM also approves requests from individuals and institutional researchers seeking to undertake research in Catholic schools.
The CEOM works in partnership with Catholic professional associations, and maintains links with a wide range of state and national educational bodies.
The CEOM responds to the needs of individual schools where support may be needed to establish and maintain an effective school board.
The CEOM provides a range of student support services aimed at assisting students with special learning needs as well as a wide range of initiatives to support school improvement for achieving high standards in student learning, innovation and best practice in teaching.
James Goold House228 Victoria ParadeEAST MELBOURNE VIC 3002Ph: (03) 9267 0228
Eastern Regional Office
39 Hewish RoadCROYDON VIC 3136 Ph: (03) 9724 0200
Northern Regional Office
Cnr Howard & Rosslyn StreetsWEST MELBOURNE VIC 3003Ph: (03) 9329 8800
Southern Regional Office
602 South RoadMOORABBIN EAST VIC 3189Ph: (03) 9532 1922
Western Regional Office
47 Synnot StWERRIBEE VIC 3030Ph: (03) 9731 3900
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