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.
One of the many highlights of the recent LESNW women in leadership retreat was exploring “Our identity in Christ” through meditation on the book of Psalms. One of the three sections focused on “Pilgrim Paths”. The pilgrim Psalms (120-134) can help us to focus on walking daily with Christ. Some of the elements of the
What a blessing it was to be part of the inaugural LESNW Women in Leadership Retreat! The time spent in connection with God and each other provided rejuvenation and empowerment to return to our school sites with energy for the remainder of this term. The retreat involved time to reflect on our leadership practice, along
The media is saturated with commentary about the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. I find it interesting to discern between what is of importance and what is just ‘noise’. One pearl I came across was an Instagram post by ‘princeandprincessofwales’ a couple days ago. Prince William wrote, I knew this day would come, but it
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.