Our Story

With 80 great schools across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta serves one of the fastest growing areas of NSW. Whether it’s through our highly successful trade training programs including at CathWest Innovation College, vocational education and training programs across 26 sites or our virtual school School of Now, CEDP is all about using innovation and new thinking to connect students with ‘real world’ opportunities.

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Our Story

Our Story

Our Leadership

Executive Director Greg Whitby leads a team of directors responsible for the development and execution of the CEDP system strategy. An advisory Schools Council supports this strategic work across the Diocese.

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Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Our Bishop

Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen
OFM Conv DD STL

Fourth Bishop of Parramatta

Appointed on 5 May 2016, Bishop Vincent was installed as the fourth Bishop of Parramatta at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Parramatta on 16 June 2016.

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Our Bishop

Our Bishop

Our strategy and policies

Our strategic intent is to transform the learning of each student and enrich the professional lives of staff within a Catholic learning community. We provide advice and recommendations on educational and administrative policies and priorities, and monitor policy implementation.

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Our strategy and policies

Our strategy and policies

Building child safe communities

We are committed to providing children and young people with school environments where they are safe, informed and participate, and where the adult community works together with them towards making this happen.

How we protect child safety

Building child safe communities

Building child safe communities

About Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

A Catholic education in the Diocese of Parramatta is innovative, personalised and relevant to the needs of today's learner. Our system of schools is a work of the Church, under the leadership of our Bishop and in collaboration with priests, parents, students and staff. Our schools are funded by the Australian and NSW governments as well as through modest school fees and fundraising.

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About Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

About Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

Explore our 80 schools

Catholic schools have a history of academic excellence and as providers of quality education. We celebrate the achievements of every student and encourage them to reach their full potential. Catholic education is affordable and accessible for every family.

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