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Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta provides quality learning and teaching in both primary and secondary schools

 

Our Lady of the Rosary St Mary's Music Teacher Vanessa Butchar is a national star thanks to her appearance on the TODAY show, Channel 9. Mrs B appeared alongside Principal Michael Siciliano to discuss the excitement at OLR as Kindy and Year 1 students returned to school after almost four months of remote learning. Read more...
ABC News Sydney filed this report into the NSW Government's plans for a staggered return to school for all students, starting in late October. Education officials are saying that the return to school still depends on the rate of infection in certain LGAs. 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...
With NAIDOC Week to be held during the July school holidays, several Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools got in early and held special events during the last weeks of Term 2. Read more...
Students at Delany Catholic College Granville celebrated its rich diversity recently with annual Multicultural Day festivities. Read more...
Member for Parramatta Julie Owens moved the motion on June 23, which was supported by five other members. The anniversary marks the opening of the first official Catholic school, opened on Hunter Street in Parramatta in October 1820. Read more...
Emmaus Catholic College Kemps Creek has joined a number of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools in running initiatives in support of the 2021 Vinnies Winter Appeal and helping educate students as to the hardships faced by homeless people. Read more...
Blacktown could be home to a unique American-style diner or an exciting dessert-train dining experience in the near future. That’s the dream of talented CathWest Innovation College student Jamie Murray who was recently named a finalist for the regional NSW Training Awards (Western Sydney and Blue Mountains) Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta students have produced some impressive performances at the NSW Catholic Schools Cross Country Championships at Eastern Creek. Read more...
A memorial Garden dedicated to the memory of the 6 millions Jews who perished in the Holocaust was recently unveiled at Marian Catholic College Kenthurst. Read more...

 

Media enquiries

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


Spokesperson/s

Greg Whitby
Executive Director

School principals and office staff as appropriate.


Available to comment on

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  • Contemporary learning and teaching
  • De-privatising teacher practice
  • Personalising learning for each student
  • Educational leadership
  • Making schooling relevant in the 21st century
  • Transforming the industrial schooling model
  • Flexible learning spaces
  • Integration of technology into learning