New South Wales and ACT

Who We Are

Christian Education National includes 19 member associations and 21 schools in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory who actively support one another in the provision of biblically-based Christian education. CEN NSW/ACT work together to support and encourage our members by providing services to assist schools to be Christ-centred educational communities. We are deeply committed to seeing the young people of NSW/ACT educated in a holistic manner in which faith and culture are rigorously engaged. Our network touches more than 7400 students in Australia as we engage thoughtfully in quality education.

Our schools encompass a wide variety of sizes, socio-economic demographics, urban and regional communities and serve a diverse range of students, families, and communities. Our schools are renowned for their pastoral care and attention to the whole person as well as their commitment to a high standard of teaching and learning. CEN specialises in providing this from within a uniquely Christian context and offers the following services:


Training and support for school executive and boards.

Professional learning and training

State and national conferences; equipping boards and staff; professional learning workshops and resources; networking.

Pastoral support

Our State Executive Officer, visits schools and is in regular contact, listening to school stories, responding to the needs and current issues.

Online distance Christian education for senior students through iCEN

Christian education for senior students through iCEN.

Our Vision & Mission

“Build up all our school communities so that they can fulfil their God-given purpose of providing education that takes all of the Bible into all of life. We do this by providing training, mentoring, networking, advocacy, and fellowship with and on behalf of our member associations within CEN.”

Jo Fahey
NSW/ACT State Executive Officer
Julie Badman
NSW/ACT Administration Support

NSW State Council