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  • Learning STEM from bubbles

    26/5/2017
    Trinity Catholic Primary School students at Kemps Creek learnt about tensile structures by building 3-dimensional bubble wands and making inverted “tensile” bubbles. This simple demonstration introduced a complex engineering concept to kids visually.
  • e-Library puts 'fake news' to the test

    26/5/2017
    As Library Week comes to a close today, the Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s innovative eLibrary service is helping students leapfrog Google and put 'fake news' to the test.
  • STEM studies and billy carts?

    25/5/2017
    STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) studies are front and centre of today’s teaching, but can you relate this learning to the classic and beloved billy cart?
  • Grounds for Learning

    23/5/2017
    The innovative Grounds for Learning program is providing excellent opportunities for students with additional needs by helping them get ready for the world of work.
  • New school for Box Hill

    17/5/2017
    A proposed new Catholic school will open at the beginning of 2018 to meet the needs of the growing Box Hill community.
  • Raiders of the lost art

    16/5/2017
    Wooden mystery crates emitting white light beams and animal sounds triggered the imagination of St Bernadette’s students in Lalor Park in special writing project.
  • Heart of the community

    15/5/2017
    A fantastic day was had by St John's students, teachers, and parents on Saturday at the Riverstone Festival.
 
   
  
 

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2016 Teacher Awards
On Thursday 27 October, 66 leaders and staff from Catholic schools and the education office were recognised for a collective 2570 years of service and 50 years of leadership at a special ceremony at St Patrick’s Cathedral. The Staff Recognition Awards were presented by Episcopal Vicar for Education and Formation, Rev Christopher de Souza EV and Executive Director Greg Whitby at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Parramatta.
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2/11/2016
2016 Principals Masterclass
The annual Principals Masterclass, which is the key professional learning experience for principals and senior leaders from the education office, was held on 20 and 21 October at Rooty Hill RSL.
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24/10/2016
2016 Bishop of Parramatta Award for Student Excellence
The annual Bishop of Parramatta Awards for Student Excellence which recognises the religious and academic achievement of Year 12 students across the Diocese of Parramatta, were presented at St Patrick’s Cathedral on 8 September 2016.
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4/10/2016
2016 Ready, Set…. Read! St Agnes’ Reading Relay
On Thursday 1 September 2016, Year 7 students from St Agnes Catholic High School Rooty Hill participated in the school’s annual Reading Relay.
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4/10/2016
2016 Way of Mercy Cross and Relics
On Monday 8 August 2016, hundreds of students, parish members and Catholic Education staff from around the diocese gathered in St Patrick’s Cathedral, North Parramatta for the official Way of Mercy launch.
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16/09/2016
2016 Called to lead the Way of Mercy
On Monday 8 August 2016, hundreds of students, parish members and Catholic Education staff from around the diocese gathered in St Patrick’s Cathedral, North Parramatta for the official Way of Mercy launch.
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11/08/2016
2016 McCarthy STEM Expo
Ahead of National Science Week (13-21 August) McCarthy Catholic College, Emu Plains hosted a week-long STEM (Science, technology, engineering and mathematics) expo.
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10/08/2016
2016 World Youth Day Pilgrims in Poland
Our pilgrims at World Youth Day in Poland
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10/08/2016
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Patrick Whiteley, Communications and Media Officer 0477 244 202 or Email


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Greg Whitby
Executive Director of Schools

School principals and office staff as appropriate.

Available to comment on

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  • Making schooling relevant in the 21st century
  • Transforming the industrial schooling model
  • Flexible learning spaces
  • Integration of technology into learning
  • Use of Web 2.0 and social networking in learning and teaching
 
   
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