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The Blacktown Advocate asked its readers to name the local teacher who goes above and beyond, motivates and supports students to be the best they can be, but in the end a whole cohort of teachers was voted the area’s best.
A student-led campaign to protect the environment is making a real difference at Penola Catholic College Emu Plains. Religious Education Coordinator Robert Feeney shares the story of how the school’s Eco Group and Stewardship Team began with a single plastic straw and led to young people from the Penrith region taking practical action on climate change. Read more...
Last month, students from three Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools presented at Instructurecon 2021, the global virtual conference for Learning Management System (LMS), Canvas. Read more...
Experts and students have dubbed this year’s HSC ancient history exam a challenge. Here were the curveballs. Read more...
A team of six senior students from Catherine McAuley Westmead are launching a new mental health awareness program called ‘Plant the Seed’. Read more...

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There is almost one guaranteed spot at university for every three students sitting the HSC exams from next week as higher education institutions say they are making a record number of early offers to high school students because they have battled through lockdown. Read more...

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Old History teachers like me are triggered by federal Education Minister Alan Tudge’s ruminations about the National Curriculum. Read more...
The Year 12 class of 2021 has shown extraordinary resilience as their two senior years of schooling have been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, as students arrive for their first day of Higher School Certificate exams, two Sydney school principals have a message for them. Read more...
Despite the challenges of completing HSC Music during COVID-19 lockdown, St Agnes Catholic High School Rooty Hill Year 12 student William Palaki’s final year at school ended on a high note. Read more...
With the HSC Exams starting this week, our whole community should be celebrating Year 12 students' resilience and dedication to their studies. These impressive young people faced COVID-19 challenges during both their senior years at high school, not just during the recent Delta outbreak. Read more...

 

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Stuart Matters
Media and Communications Officer
0407 609 419
smatters@parra.catholic.edu.au


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Greg Whitby
Executive Director

School principals and office staff as appropriate.


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