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In the spirit of friendship and community, the Diocese of Parramatta hosted a lunch in the park for marginalised people from across Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. Our Faith In Action students from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta secondary schools saw it as an important opportunity for mission. Read more...

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Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has taken out the award for Small Provider of the Year at the Australian Training Awards. With 22 secondary schools across western Sydney, local Catholic schools make a significant contribution to skilling Sydney’s future workforce. Read more...

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Students from Catholic schools across Western Sydney attended the fourth annual Murama Youth Summit to gain a deeper appreciation of Australia’s unique Indigenous culture. The inspirational event encouraged each of them to achieve their best no matter what setbacks might come their way.
Twenty-four years of teaching at St Thomas Aquinas School in Springwood, has taught principal Serge Rosato, many unexpected things. How to be a gun at handball (although once he ended up with a concussion), the necessity of keeping a Philips head screwdriver in your drawer to install batteries for new toys, and how to keep 550 students calm in a firestorm when your own home has gone up in flames. Read more...

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Before teenager Blake Tickell died after a water ski crash in 2017 he had a dream he shared with a close mate. Now Marian Catholic College student, Nellie, has done something very special for them both. Read more...
Santa Sophia Year 7 student Vito Galati was so inspired by a recent climate change project he did in his religion class, he wrote to the Prime Minister Scott Morrison about his concerns. Read more...

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This one’s for the kids who don’t know what they want to be when they grow up...and the grown-ups who still haven’t figured it out. Why do we still ask young people to tell us their career aspirations as a matter of routine? Read more...

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Three students from Kirinari were officially recognised as having graduated into Year 12 and received their special badges to mark the occasion recently. Kirinari is a centre for learning which embraces diversity and offers an inclusive education for students with high support needs. Read more...

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Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta Director, Data Intelligence Raju Varanasi has been recognised as one of Australia’s top technology and digital chiefs in the annual CIO Top 50 List. Raju’s leadership, particularly in the area of data intelligence, is setting the benchmark for digital transformation in the education sector. Read more...

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The Australian Youth Performing Arts Company (AYPAC) has toured 10 Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta schools with an all-singing all-dancing spectacular. Students and teachers were delighted by the show that also featured juggling and acrobatics. Read more...