The Director of Mission and Identity is delegated authority by the Archbishop of Sydney to oversee the preparation, delivery, implementation and compliance of Religious Education for Sydney Catholic Schools. Requirements governing Religious Education in schools are set out in the Archbishop’s Charter for Catholic Schools and are in alignment with Canon Law: 800 §1, 803 §1, 804 §1.

In line with Canonical responsibilities, the Mission and Identity Directorate has established processes for meeting Canonical responsibilities regarding Religious Education, which includes populating an annual evidence based portal. Compliance evidence areas follow NESA requirements. The Religious Education Team will maintain responsibility for meeting with Religious Education Coordinators to ensure compliance in this area.