Catalyst encompasses the teaching and learning approach of Catholic Education Canberra Goulburn (CECG) which applies to all curriculum at St Michael’s. Informed by the Science of Learning and the Science of Reading, Catalyst delivers excellent learning experiences for students through evidence-based teaching practice and high-quality resources. Teachers at St Michael’s use research-based high impact teaching practices (HITP) to provide Explicit, Direct Instruction (EDI) to allow all students to engage successfully with the Australian Curriculum. St Michael’s Keys for Learning, express our learning values and aspirations for our students. We teach students to Collaborate, Persevere, Create, Question and Explore. We want all students to develop a positive growth mindset, alongside emotional resilience to be the best they can be.

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