LESNW represents 42 Co-Educational Schools and Early Years Centres (Learning
Communities) across South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory.
LESNW is an association for its members, providing professional learning opportunities,
advice and support. Each member is independently incorporated, having their own Boards
and making their own decisions.
We Represent 42 Co-Educational Schools Across 3 States
Lutheran schools and early years centres provide a Christ centered quality education for young Australians. The gospel of Jesus Christ informs all learning, teaching and human relationships. We aim to set up and maintain a framework of Christian attitudes and relationships, with each child knowing they are a special child of God. We also aim to grow Christian attitudes and relationships which permeate and integrate through a child’s entire life and work, thereby helping them grow as a caring community of lifelong learners. We seek to inspire young people to learn and serve, as we prepare them for their life beyond school.
I recently reread ‘The Purpose Driven Life’ by Rick Warren and also read for the first time a book by Henri J.M. Nouwen entitled In The Name of Jesus: Reflections on Christian Leadership. Both books have led me pondering on ‘What on earth am I here for? Henri Nouwen says a number of things in his
Teachers in Lutheran schools and early learning services who are interested in preparing to become a senior leader, or who need accreditation as a leader, please note that LDP 9 will be starting in the middle of next year. Applications will be open for LDP 9 at the end of August this year and we
In recognition of NAIDOC week, please enjoy ‘Psalm 23 – Aboriginal Style by Uncle Rev Ron Williams’ My big fella boss up in the sky is like the father Emu.He will always look after me and take me to green grass,and lead me to where the water holes are full and fresh all the time.He
We acknowledge that the land we are on is Kaurna ground. We pay our respects to the elders – past, present, and future – and thank them for caring for this Country for thousands of years. And now sharing it with us.
We commit ourselves to the ongoing journey of reconciliation and to the growing of relationships as we share our friendship.