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The Penrith Panthers' NRL Grand Final success owes much to the football factory that is Patrician Brothers College Blacktown. A sizable portion of the Premiership winning team hails from the CEDP school, renowned for turning schoolboys into superstars. Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has once again taken out the Training Provider of the Year at the NSW Training Awards. At the same time, Year 10 student Ethan Zammit has been named VET in Schools Student of the Year. Read more...
Just days after big wins at the NSW Training Awards, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta is celebrating again after winning two prestigious Australian Council for Education Leaders (ACEL) NSW Awards. Read more...
Twenty-nine outstanding young leaders from secondary schools across the Diocese of Parramatta were recognised through the 2021 Bishop’s Award for Student Excellence. For the second year running, the awards were conferred virtually as a result of COVID-19.
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has once again taken out the 'Small Provider of the Year' at the NSW Training Awards. At the same time, Year 10 student Ethan Zammit has been named 'VET in Schools' Student of the Year.
Two students from Santa Sophia Catholic College Box Hill have proved themselves to be among the best young composers internationally, having received top prizes in the International Youth Music Competition for Composition. Read more..
We asked five Year 12 students how they were fairing during the COVID-19 lockdown, and their subsequent switch to remote learning. Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta experts say that parents and teachers need to think differently about failure. Forget simply seeking a pass mark: failure and challenge can actually set students up for success. Read more...
CathWest Innovation College student Dakota Hurney has paid credit to an amazing support network of family, friends and colleagues at Yamaha Wetherill Park after being named a finalist for School-Based Apprentice of the Year at the regional NSW Training Awards (South and South West Sydney). Read more...

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He might only be in Year 10 but St Mark’s Catholic College student Ethan Zamit has already developed an impressive repertoire of skills. Coupled with his new VET qualification, he’s well on the way towards a career in the entertainment industry. His dedication has also landed him a nomination for VET in Schools Student of the Year at the regional NSW Training Awards (Western Sydney and Blue Mountains). Read more...

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Stuart Matters
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Greg Whitby
Executive Director

School principals and office staff as appropriate.


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