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Inspired by a desire to make a difference in the world, students from three Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools have had their ingenious creations featured in the national STEM MAD showcase, a celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics learning. Read more...
Students have been enjoying some fun science investigations for 2021 National Science Week, highlighting how Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) schools are using research-based learning to engage students with their education. Read more...


A combined Catherine McAuley Westmead and Parramatta Marist High team recently competed in the National Final of the Formula 1 in schools competition. The team, known as PRISM, consists of Jared So, Natasha Muttoo, Ethan So and Diederik Lubbers worked together in a bid to develop the world’s fastest miniature Formula 1 car. Read more...
A team of 11 McAuley students has represented Australia in the International Space Settlement Design Competition which took place over four days this past weekend. It is an industry simulation game with teams given the task of designing a habitat for researchers on Mars. Read more...
As we enter into a week celebrating the World Environment, we want to highlight how some of our schools are caring for our earth. Read more...
Penola Catholic College Emu Plains students were given the chance to immerse themselves in thinking outside the box when P-Tech partners Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) and Telstra paid them a visit recently. Read more...


Since starting at the brand new CathWest Innovation College just three weeks ago, students have been working on their very first design-thinking projects. Small groups of students are aiming to solve real-world problems in randomised teams with the support of their mentors. Read more...
CathWest Innovation College is taking a new approach to education, with a focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics). For over 200 inquisitive students and switched on staff too, you could say it’s full STEAM ahead! Read more...
Marian Catholic College has been bee-sy doing its part to make a difference to the global ‘bee crisis’ by taking on a project with a sweet hint of practicality. Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) wants to change the way science is being taught with secondary students provided the opportunity to investigate their own questions and discover new answers. The results were showcased recently at the Science Extension Expo at Cerdon College Merrylands. Read more...


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