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  • Season of new growth

    18/7/2017
    Term 3 reflects the seasonal change from July to September, from winter to spring.
  • Life-changing power of education

    6/7/2017
    Stacey Dellow is a big believer in the life-changing power of education, and sees it is a way out for too many Aboriginal people caught in what she describes as the “buffer” zone.
  • Kicking goals, Aboriginal style

    5/7/2017
    Xavier College students celebrated NAIDOC Week by playing a traditional Aboriginal football game that once involved a possum skin and dozens of players.
  • Aunty Marie’s Stolen Generation story touches teachers, students

    4/7/2017
    Aunty Marie shared her emotional Stolen Generation story with St Clare's Catholic High School students in the lead up to NAIDOC week and not only touched the hearts of young people, but teachers, too.
  • Students celebrate NAIDOC week

    3/7/2017
    Students across the Parramatta Diocese celebrated Aboriginal culture by hearing stories from Aboriginal elders, and taking part in special art projects.
  • Ridgy Didge launch to NAIDOC week

    29/6/2017
    Students and teachers in Catholic schools in Sydney’s west launched NAIDOC week by celebrating the rich and dynamic cultures of Aboriginal people.
  • Helping the homeless

    29/6/2017
    More than 100 Catherine McAuley Westmead students recently braved the cold weather and slept outside in effort to highlight the plight of the homeless.
 
   
  
 

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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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  • Personalising learning for each student
  • Educational leadership
  • Making schooling relevant in the 21st century
  • Transforming the industrial schooling model
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  • Use of Web 2.0 and social networking in learning and teaching
 
   
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