Latest in: Catholic Education

  • MEDIA RELEASE

    MEDIA RELEASE 18082017 ST PATRICKS QUARTER The Most Rev Vincent Long OFM Conv, Bishop of the Diocese of Parramatta, has announced plans for a major project around the St Patrick’s Cathedral precinct that is expected to revitalise and renew the northern end of the Parramatta CBD. The project, known...
  • ACU welcomes two leaders to senior leadership team

    The University’s Senate on Tuesday 15 August endorsed the appointments of Father Anthony Casamento CSMA as ACU’s inaugural Vice President and Professor Hayden Ramsay as Pro Vice-Chancellor Assisting the Vice-Chancellor and President and Professor of Catholic Philosophy. The newly created position of Vice President is responsible for the Catholic-related...
  • Encouraging a love of reading

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta How many people can remember a book they read as a child that had a profound impact on their life? For me, I wasn’t always a reader; for me it was the adventures of Biggles that began my...
  • Bishop Vincent Long

    ‘Dear Friends’ – Bishop Vincent’s Homily from 6 August 2017

    Most Reverend Vincent Long Van Nguyen OFM Conv DD STL, Bishop of Parramatta Homily for the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord in Year A 2017 at Holy Name of Mary Parish, Rydalmere 6 August 2017   Dear friends, I want to start this homily by expressing my...
  • VET gives kids solid pathways

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta We hear often that Australia is facing a national skills shortage and that schools are not equipping students with the skills they need for work in the 21st century. The traditional pathway to gaining skills and employment has...
  • CEDP leader named NSW’s best educator

    A pioneering Sydney educator has been awarded the state’s highest teaching accolade. Greg Whitby, Executive Director, Catholic Education, Diocese of Parramatta,was awarded the prestigious Australian College of Educators (NSW branch) Sir Harold Wyndham Medal at a dinner celebrating the state’s most passionate and gifted teachers. The Sir Harold Wyndham Medal recognises the...
  • The CEO is hiring!

    The Executive Director, Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP), invites applications for the position of Assistant Principal at Santa Sophia Catholic College, Box Hill. Santa Sophia Catholic College, Box Hill will bring together the best we know about how young people learn and how to teach them. As our...
  • 2017 Ann D Clark Lecture

    The Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta annual Ann D Clark Lecture was delivered by Dr Pasi Sahlberg on 1 August 2017. Primary school teaching in Finland is a hugely popular profession with more than 8000 applicants fighting every year for only 800 university positions. The competition is harder than...
  • Healthy eating, healthy results

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta The days of ordering a meat pie and a can of soft-drink for lunch from the school canteen are disappearing. At most schools today you’ll find sushi rolls, chicken wraps and celery sticks as part of the canteen...
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