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 have been thinking a lot about ‘purpose’ lately. It was the focus of a recent workshop I ran in one of our learning communities last week. Being aware of and connecting to our purpose and what gives meaning to our life is fundamentally important to our well-being. It is also part of the capabilities
To taste pain and suffering is never nice or easy. To sit with a loved one and watch them go through serious pain can also be an unsettling experience. On that Friday as Jesus carried his cross to a certain death we are told that, ‘a large number of people followed him, including women who
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.