About Us

​​​​​​​Brisbane Catholic Education is a learning community of all involved in diocesan Catholic schools and the staff of the Brisbane Catholic Education Office. With over 140 schools, Brisbane Catholic Education provides qualit​y teaching and learning outcomes for Prep to Year 12 students.

BCE schools are shaping lives, nurturing individuals and encouraging each student to realise their full potential. Through its partnerships with pare​​nts, governments and the community, it is providing social responsibility, self-discipline and Christian values for all its students and nurtures and supports the community in their faith journey.

The Archdiocese of Brisbane covers a geographical area that includes most of south-east Queensland spanning metropolitan Brisbane, the Gold and Sunshine Coasts, Ipswich and the Lockyer and Brisbane valleys, the South Burnett district and the Fraser Coast.  

The Archbishop of Brisbane delegates authority for the administration and management of Catholic education in the Archdiocese of Brisbane to the Executive Director of Catholic Education.

Archdiocese of Brisbane Catholic Education Council

The Catholic Education Council is responsible for providing advice to the Archbishop in the exercise of his leadership, teaching and governance responsibilities in the area of Catholic schools.

The role of the Catholic Education Council is to discern, tender advice and recommend broad educational policies and strategic priorities to the Archbishop, and monitor policy implementation. In undertaking this role, the Council strives to be pastoral in outlook, developmental in approach, and seeks to initiate, encourage, support, promote and coordinate Archdiocesan educational activities.
Additional information about the Catholic Education Council: www.cec.qld.edu.au



Our Vision

We are a faith-filled learning community creating a better future.


Brisbane Catholic Education provides services, programs and resources for young Catholics in schools and other settings within the Archdiocese.

Services and programs are also provided to adults, parishes and groups to promote the goals of the Vision for Education.

BCE through the staff of the Brisbane Catholic Education Centre has five main areas of responsibility:

  • catechetics
  • education
  • administration and management
  • leadership
  • accountability

Role of administration staff

The role of staff of the Brisbane Catholic Education Office is to serve and support Catholic parishes and schools in their provision of educational services to the people of the Archdiocese.​