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  • Analysis, Policy & Research

    The Analysis, Policy & Research team undertakes a broad portfolio of Catholic Education Melbourne's work that supports governance and strategic management processes, including corporate planning and reporting, policy writing, statistical reporting, data analysis, and research to inform organisational and school-improvement strategies. 

    Catholic Education Melbourne Strategic Plan 2015–2019.

    Data and analysis

    Catholic Education Melbourne collects data from Catholic schools in Melbourne on behalf of the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) for the purpose of planning, the provision of services to Catholic schools, and for accountability requirements to government. The team also undertake analyses of data and prepare relevant reports, briefings and statistical bulletins.  


    Research conducted in schools assists in the development and evaluation of school programs and provides an evidence base to assist planning for improvements in student outcomes and school effectiveness. 

    Catholic Education Melbourne approves requests from institutional researchers wishing to conduct research in Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of Melbourne. For information about undertaking research in Victorian Catholic schools, see:

    Policy 2.8. Researchers in Catholic Schools and Access to Data on Catholic Schools
    Policy 2.7. Access to CEO Official Records for Purpose of Research

    Policy and Compliance

    Catholic Education Melbourne coordinates and manages governance and compliance requirements for Catholic schools and the CECV in relation to minimum standards for school registration, administration of schools' copyright agreements, privacy policies and government reporting. 

    Catholic Education Melbourne coordinates policy development and provides schools with access to information, advice and resources about a range of legislative, regulatory and Canon Law requirements. Catholic Education Melbourne manages updates to this material.

                  Catholic Education Melbourne Policies
                  CECV Policies

    For further information contact the Analysis, Policy & Research team at: apr@cem.edu.au.

  • Ms Anna Rados

    Manager, Analysis, Policy & Research

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    Administrative Assistant
    Jonathan Brennan


    Senior Strategy Analyst
     Tony Alderton 

    Senior Research Analyst
    Shani Prendergast

    Senior Governance, Risk and Compliance Analyst
    Sue Maughan

    Program Officer

    Data and Strategy Analyst
    James North