Anglican Schools Commission

"You can even enjoy many of the online school holiday activities that I have suggested in the fresh air in your front or back yards, either by yourself or with a family member"
Reflections

Tips for teenagers: keeping occupied at home in the school holidays

A Brisbane-based teenager shares his tips, with the help of the ASC’s Steve Window, for keeping occupied at home during the school holidays while physical distancing measure are in place: “For the last three years, I have been unable to attend school and rarely leave the house because of a medical condition, so I am an expert at keeping myself occupied at home. I hope these tips help other teenagers, and their mums and dads, keep mentally well while students stay at home in the school holidays to keep people safe”

Reflections

Calling out scapegoating and creating flourishing conditions

“So, my prayer for this year, as I practise peacemaking, is that I will be more effective at calling out scapegoating, better at challenging notions of redemptive violence and actively seek Jesus’ Third Way – I no longer want to regret not handling conflict situations as well as I could,” says the Anglican Schools Commission’s Mission and Education Advisor Vanessa Gamack

News

Farewells and a Commissioning

The Anglican Schools Commission celebrated the year’s achievements and highlights, farewelled long-serving staff and school council members, and Commissioned a new Director of Mission at an end-of-year Eucharist and dinner recently

Features

Prayer Spaces – a journey worth taking

“In the Prayer Spaces framework, ‘space’ can unite mind, body and spirit, as students are positioned in a safe context of quiet and calm, where they can consider the ‘big questions’ of life and faith,” says Vanessa Gamack, Mission and Education Advisor at the Anglican Schools Commission