Callaghan College

Collaborating to Empower Learners

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Callaghan Education Pathways

Welcome to the Callaghan Education Pathways. 

Honouring our College motto, Collaborating to Empower Learners, we work with a community of educators for the ongoing benefit of our students.  We have 15 partner primary schools and an academic partnership with the University of Newcastle, which together, makes up our Callaghan Education Pathways collaborative.

This active collaboration across our primary, secondary and tertiary environments provides a smooth transition to empower all our students during each step of their education experience. 

CEP Schools - a pathway for every child

CEP School connections

Driven by the principals across all 18 schools, Callaghan Education Pathways (CEP) provides a Kindergarten to Year 12 and beyond learning pathway for every child.  It provides a range of initiatives from K-12, including projects in Literacy, Creative and Performing Arts and cultural programs.

Students from across the 18 schools also come together to showcase and celebrate learning, including the CEP Education Week Awards, the CEP NAIDOC event and the Digital Media Festival.

In 2021 student representatives from across our CEP schools wrote and produced an Acknowledgement of Country, recognising the lands on which each of our schools are situated, to share with our communities. 



Our partner primary schools are:

Glendore Public School, Hamilton North Public School, Heaton Public School, Islington Public School, Jesmond Public School, Mayfield East Public School, Mayfield West Demonstration School, Minmi Public School, Plattsburg Public School, Shortland Public School, Tighes Hill Public School, Wallsend Public School, Waratah Public School, Waratah West Public School, and the Wetlands Centre. 

Creating opportunities beyond Year 12

University open days on campus

There is a long-standing partnership between Callaghan and the University of Newcastle. Students are advantaged by a wide range of programs designed to create deep learning opportunities. These include the Science and Engineering Challenges, High Performing Students program and opportunities to become more familiar with the University environment.

As research partners, Callaghan and University of Newcastle are leading the cutting-edge field of virtual reality environments to support learning. This includes the publication of a world-first book for educators around the globe on virtual reality in schools.

Leading educators working together

Leading educators working together

We are also fortunate to have University staff collaborate with Callaghan staff in the design of learning programs to ensure we are catering for pathways beyond school. 

Pictured, leading Newcastle educators from the Callaghan Education Pathways schools and the University attending the Callaghan Awards Ceremony. This Ceremony celebrates outstanding student achievements, and is held at the University's Great Hall in December.