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New Daramalan Principal announced

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With the recent approval of the MSC Provincial in Council, Daramalan College is pleased to announce Rachel Francis-Davies as the next Principal of the College commencing in January 2021. 

After a comprehensive selection process that attracted many well qualified candidates, it was apparent Rachel is the person to lead Daramalan in the next phase of its educational journey

Rachel is a very experienced educator with a breadth of leadership experience across three Catholic Colleges in the ACT that ideally equip her for this role. Rachel possesses an expert knowledge of the ACT secondary system and the requisite desire to maintain Daramalan College’s reputation as a leading co-educational Catholic school in the MSC tradition. Rachel is deeply embedded in the Spirituality of the Heart and last year had the opportunity to follow in Jules Chevalier’s footsteps when she participated in a Pilgrimage to Issoudun facilitated by the Chevalier Institute.

Rachel believes very strongly that for Daramalan to achieve its vision of a “community that inspires learning, natures potential and is strong in faith, quality teachers and staff must be at its core”.

As the current Deputy Principal at Daramalan, Rachel has benefitted from the wisdom and example of Rita Daniels the retiring Principal, and her movement into principalship ought to be a relatively smooth transition for the College community.