Formation is not only essential to our identity as Catholic schools with a life giving link to the Edmund Rice charism but is also crucial to our own personal growth and development.


EREA organises and supports a number of Immersion programs for leaders and staff that promote a faith-based response to global solidarity and a commitment to reconciliation, including programs to Indigenous communities, India and Africa. Learn more

India Immersion

EREBB Congress 2016

Edmund Rice Education Beyond Borders (EREBB) will host the first International Congress on Edmund Rice education in 2016. Learn more

South Africa Immersion

South Africa Immersion

The diverse continent of Africa has formed some of the greatest leaders of modern times. People like Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu have shaped not only Africa, but also the way the world views justice, oppression, faith and a quest for a common humanity. Learn more

Lets Talk - EREA Indigenous Immersion

Let's Talk EREA: Indigenous Immersion

This program will appeal to educational leaders who are interested in supporting the educational achievement of Indigenous students and furthering Reconciliation in Australia. Learn more

East African Immersion

East Africa Immersion

The East Africa Immersion (Carrig Karibu) is a program of the African Province of the Christian Brothers. It is coordinated by Br Russell Peters, an Australian Christian Brother who has been working in East Africa for many years. Learn more

A pathway for transformation

In striving to provide Catholic Education in the Edmund Rice Tradition, we seek to provide relevant and meaningful formative experiences that companions and nurtures the growth of those who shape and influence the educational experience throughout their time with EREA. As such, EREA Formation Programs are organised into three movements of Setting out, Deepening and Leading.

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