This is the second of a three-part series that focuses on the Catholic Education Archdiocese of Canberra Goulburn. Across the three episodes, Brendan Lee will delve into Catalyst, the term used that encompasses the system’s approach to teaching and learning across the system.
In the previous episode, Brendan spoke with Ross Fox, the Director, and he gave an inspiring recap of how Catalyst was initiated and the vision behind it. In this chat with Patrick Ellis, the Education Lead for Catalyst, you will hear in detail about the implementation process, the challenges they have faced, and what they have learned from it.
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About Patrick Ellis
Patrick Ellis is the Education Lead at Catholic Education Canberra-Goulburn (CECG). Patrick has been in Principal and leadership roles across Catholic Education Parramatta, Wilcannia-Forbes and Canberra-Goulburn for the past 20 years. Patrick is a certified lead teacher and holds a Masters of Adolescent and Child Welfare. Patrick now leads the Teaching and Learning at CECG, including Catalyst, CECG’s system-wide approach to teaching and learning. This work, informed by the Science of Learning and Science of Reading, has involved designing and implementing professional learning across all 56 schools focusing on high-impact teaching practice.