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Wiyanga and Kirinari students were in for a treat when the Jarara Team paid them a visit and took them on an interactive journey all about Australia’s Indigenous culture.
It was a moving and heartfelt NAIDOC Week celebration at Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) headquarters when Jarara Indigenous Education Unit Specialist Teacher and proud woman of Kamilaroi descent Julie Waddell shared the message from this year’s NAIDOC Week: Voice, Treaty, Truth. Read more...
On the eve of NAIDOC Week, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Aboriginal Education Assistant Joshua Sly has been recognised with a prestigious award for his work in Indigenous Education. Read more...
During the last week of Term 2, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools took the opportunity to celebrate NAIDOC Week and take a deeper look at the 2019 theme for the annual event - Voice, Treaty and Truth. Read more...
Schools across the Diocese participated in a number of events throughout National Reconciliation Week (27 May - 3 June) taking part in Australia’s ongoing journey in achieving reconciliation and unity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Read more...
Throughout Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, schools have been celebrating Harmony Day in all its colour and diversity! Read more...
Students from Mother Teresa Primary in Westmead combined their creative skills to produce a unique Aboriginal mural which will now take pride of place at the school on a permanent basis. Read more...
Around 40 students from 10 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools attended the third annual Murama Youth Summit for a deeper appreciation of Indigenous culture and to learn how to keep culture alive! Read more...
As students across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains continued their preparations for the beginning of the 2019 school year this week, more than 500 Principals and Leaders of Learning gathered at Rosehill Racecourse for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta’s (CEDP) annual System Leaders’ Day. Read more...
St Canice’s Primary, Katoomba has adopted a school totem inspired by Blue Mountains landmark, the Three Sisters. The totem is part of a project aimed at helping the local community better understand its Aboriginal culture and heritage. Read more...