As part of our commitment to the flourishing of Christian education in Australia, CSA has established key partnerships with a number of our Christian higher education providers from across the nation. These partnerships are developed to facilitate the promotion and engagement of our valued tertiary partners with our member schools and also encourage the implementation of a range of collaborative projects and other initiatives between CSA and our Christian higher education partners.

Australian Christian Higher Education Alliance (ACHEA)

CSA are pleased to partner with the Australian Christian Higher Education Alliance which comprises 7 higher education institutions across 5 states. The alliance comprises of Alphacrucis College, Avondale University College, CHC Higher Education, Eastern College Australia, Excelsia College, Morling College and Tabor. People in the ACHEA community are passionate about excelling and growing: academically, professionally, creatively, personally, spiritually, and in their understanding of the world and their place in it.

ACHEA Course Guide

Alphacrucis University College (AC)

Alphacrucis University College is a multidisciplinary Christian University College forming students in Business, Counselling, Education, Ministry, Music and Arts to make an impact in the world. We have campuses throughout Australia, New Zealand, and online. We offer a strong community, an integrative approach to education within a Christian framework and relevant training in a rapidly changing world. AC is ranked highly by students (1st in Postgraduate Educational Experience^ and 95.7% Undergraduate Satisfaction Rate*) and provides the freedom to study on campus or online, with study modes like intensives, professional development, and study tours.
^ Postgraduate Business and Leadership, 2018 Government QILT Survey.
* 16% higher than the national average. 2018 Government QILT Survey.

Partner Project

Thriving in Community

Thriving in Community 2.0 (TIC) is a Christian Schools Australia (CSA) curriculum resource designed to assist Principals and teachers in implementing elements of the Australian Student Wellbeing Framework. It is the second offering of a practical CSA approach to the framework, proposing ways for teachers to think about implementing the Australian Student Wellbeing Framework (ASWF) within a Christian school context, and offering a selected range of middle-school related curriculum resources.

Thriving in Community

Avondale University

Avondale University is a leading not-for-profit provider of tertiary education, offering a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and vocational courses in a nurturing and inclusive environment. Avondale was established in 1897 by the Seventh-day Adventist Church and, in 2021, Avondale was recognised as a university by TEQSA.

Master of Education Course Guide

Christian Heritage College (CHC)

Christian Heritage College (CHC) is a fully accredited Higher Education Provider (HEP) that has, for nearly three decades, sought to integrate a distinctively Christian worldview with degrees in under-graduate and postgraduate Education, Social Sciences, Business and Ministry courses.

Partner Project

God's Big Story

Developed with tertiary partner, CHC, God's Big Story equips teachers in member schools with curriculum planning resources grounded in a biblical worldview to address the Australian Curriculum KLAs and CCPs.

God's Big Story

Eastern College Australia

Eastern College Australia is a multi-disciplinary Christian Higher Education Provider and a Registered Training Organisation offering government accredited awards from Certificate to Masters. Eastern College provides high-quality teaching, training and research from a Christian worldview that contributes to the church and the flourishing of humanity through the lives of its graduates. Eastern's focus is equipping students to enter their profession with confidence, a deepened faith and knowledge of how to integrate their faith into their vocation. 

For those looking for a career in Teaching, Eastern provides options for a Bachelor of Education (Primary and Secondary) and Masters of Teaching (Primary and Secondary). Click below to learn more.

Courses at Eastern

Excelsia College

At Excelsia College, our students come from all walks of life, bringing with them many different backgrounds, traditions and experiences, but they have something important in common. People in our community are passionate about excelling and growing: academically, professionally, creatively, personally, spiritually, and in their understanding of the world and their place in it.

Morling College

The mission of the Faculty of Education at Morling College, formerly Southland College, is to assist Christian educators to develop their thinking and practice from a biblically based foundation. All courses offered are on-line and from a Christian worldview. The Master of Education and Master of Education (Leadership) enable Christian educators to reflect upon the basic principles and values underpinning their ministry, and strengthen the effectiveness of their teaching and leadership practices.

Partner Projects

Flourish: A Vision of Christian Schooling

CSA has partnered with (then) Vose to develop a set of materials to assist in the onboarding and professional development of all staff new to Christian schooling. Flourish: A Vision of Christian Schooling seeks to prepare both the heart and mind for all staff (teaching and non-teaching) entering into Christian schools and provide high quality, thoughtful, relevant and engaging video modules and stimulus for staff induction and on-boarding into Christian schools.

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OpenBook: Biblical Literacy

This project involved the development of a series of training sessions designed to spark biblical imagination and immerse the participant into the stories of Scripture, and shed light on how powerful they can be for life today.

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Tabor College

Tabor is a specialist tertiary institution, with an emphasis on equipping students for community professions. Tabor has a 40-year multi-denominational Christian history of providing nationally-recognised higher education programs within a supportive and nurturing environment.

Partner Project

Pedagogies enabling Redemptive Learning (PeRL)

With the focus in 2020 on pedagogy within the CSA Architecture, CSA and Tabor have been partnering together on the development of an exciting new resource: Pedagogies enabling Redemptive Learning (PeRL)

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CSA provides a regular Research Briefing to members