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After 31 years working in schools, most recently as Principal of Caroline Chisholm College Glenmore Park, Dr Greg Elliott took on the newly created role of Wellbeing Director for Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) at the start of Term 4. Read more...
How far will some people go to fulfill their dreams? For one talented Australian senior, she’s about to go halfway around the world—literally–to play college softball. Charli Orsini, who lives right outside of Sydney near some of the most famous landmarks in the world, will soon be going to a university she’s never been to… and playing for college coaches she’s never met in person… and they’ve never seen her play in person, either. Read More...
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...
After months of home learning, students in kindergarten, year 1 and year 12 return to face-to-face learning today but, while parents are glad their children are getting back to some normality, they know the virus is still out there. Read more...
Year 9 students from Catholic secondary schools across Western Sydney have met virtually to discuss what more they can do individually, and in their school communities, families and friendship groups to take action for environmental sustainability and care for the disadvantaged in Australia. Read more...
The Penrith Panthers' NRL Grand Final success owes much to the football factory that is Patrician Brothers College Blacktown. A sizable portion of the Premiership winning team hails from the CEDP school, renowned for turning schoolboys into superstars. Read more...
Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta has once again taken out the Training Provider of the Year at the NSW Training Awards. At the same time, Year 10 student Ethan Zammit has been named VET in Schools Student of the Year. Read more...
Just days after big wins at the NSW Training Awards, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta is celebrating again after winning two prestigious Australian Council for Education Leaders (ACEL) NSW Awards. Read more...
With orientation sessions on hold for many 2022 school starters, St Canice's Primary Katoomba Principal Miriam Meaney has some practical advice for parents and carers of the littlest learners in our local communities. Read more...

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As Sydney passes 100 days of lockdown, ABC News reporters have been out speaking to Sydneysiders about what they're looking forward to most when lockdown is lifted. Read more...

 

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