Institute-Wide Collaboration Initiative Launched

Posted on 24 June 2020
Institute-Wide Collaboration Initiative Launched
The Solidarity and Development Secretariat of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools recently launched a new collaboration initiative involving 40 Lasallian representatives from around the world. The initial intention of the project was to develop capacity and foster a more collaborative culture within the Lasallian solidarity and development network. As such, the project originally envisaged focusing on the Institute's fundraising units around the world. After additio...
 

Executive Director's Message - Merv McCormack

Posted on 23 June 2020
Some years ago, I came across Quinn's work and LMC colleagues have regularly heard me quote from it. The following extract seems counterintuitive considering the detailed District 2018-22 Strategic Plan, but it nevertheless points to the challenges of successful leadership, particularly in such fast-paced and uncertain times: "WE MAY KNOW WHERE WE WANT TO BE, BUT WE WILL SELDOM KNOW THE ACTUAL STEPS WE MUST TAKE TO GET THERE. WE MUST TRUST IN OURSELVES TO LEARN THE WAY, TO BUILD ...
 

yourtown Welcomes New Director - Megan Mitchell

Posted by yourtown on 22 June 2020
yourtown Welcomes New Director - Megan Mitchell
yourtown recently announced the appointment of Megan Mitchell to its Board of Directors. Megan recently completed seven years as Australia's first National Children's Commissioner. In this role, she focused solely on the rights and interests of children, and the programs, policies and laws that impact on them. As Commissioner, Megan conducted a number of focused investigations into human rights issues for children, including: self-harm and suicide; the impact of domestic violence ...
 

A trip which truly changed my life - A reflection by DLS Caringbah student

Posted by https://www.redearth.edu.au/student-reflections/ on 19 June 2020
A trip which truly changed my life - A reflection by DLS Caringbah student
Last August, I was given the opportunity to take a trip which truly changed my life. A group of students from De La Salle College journeyed to Cape York to spend time in remote Aboriginal communities. In an effort to discover more about Aboriginal culture, lifestyles and the hardships faced over their lives since European settlement, we spent time in Jajikal and Julaymba homelands which allowed students to connect with Traditional Owners and their families. These experiences granted us ...
 

Lieutenant. Colonel. Boniface Aruma: "At De La Salle Bomana, I was taught respect, putting others before self, humility and trust in God."

Posted by Shirley Abriella Kaupa on 18 June 2020
The Alumni's Story: "At De La Salle Bomana High school, I was taught Respect, Putting Others Before Self, Humility and Trust in GOD" (Lieutenant. Colonel. Boniface Aruma) There are many successful alumni from Lasallian School in Papua New Guinea. Their success is credited to the hard work of the De La Salle Brothers and the Catholic Education in Papua New Guinea. Many different students successfully graduate from the Lasallians Schools, these students are all unique, come ...
 

La Salle Centre: "we are all in this together!"

Posted on 17 June 2020
La Salle Centre: "we are all in this together!"
COVID-19 has rapidly progressed from an isolated health concern to a global pandemic and Br David Hawke, Visitor and Merv McCormack, Executive Director, Lasallian Mission Council, are taking the spread of this virus very seriously. Our dedicated team have been in regular communication with our schools, other works, communities and staff. We are pleased to inform you that to date there are zero COVID-19 cases.The La Salle Centre reopened on 1 June 2020, and a stringent return to work COVID...
 
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