Catholic Education

  • Contemporary learning needs contemporary spaces

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta Here’s a question to ponder. When you walk into a dental surgery, do you expect it to look and function like it did in the 1970s? I suspect the answer is no. That is why we don’t expect...
  • Notre Dame welcomes new Dean of Philosophy & Theology in Sydney

    Catholic theology is more relevant in today’s world than ever before as it brings greater meaning to every element of modern society, according to The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Professor Christian Brugger. Professor Brugger was recently appointed Dean of the School of Philosophy & Theology at Notre Dame’s...
  • Good things come to those who wait

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta We live in an ‘on demand’ world driven by the mobility of technology and accessibility to the internet. We can download books and music, watch TV shows and have multiple conversations, all from our smartphones – sometimes at...
  • MEDIA RELEASE: Greg Whitby calls for school funding clarity and an end to the divisive debate

    Executive Director of Catholic Education in the Diocese of Parramatta, Greg Whitby, has called for the resumption of constructive, meaningful debate between Catholic leaders and the federal government, and an immediate end to the confusion about what the new funding model will mean for Catholic systemic schools. “We are...
  • Notre Dame University Vice Chancellor awarded honorary degree

    The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Vice Chancellor, Professor Celia Hammond, has received an honorary degree from The University of Portland in the USA. The Doctor of Public Service honoris causa was conferred on Professor Hammond by Father Mark Poorman, President of the University of Portland, on 7 May...
  • News & Events Weekly Update

    Positions Vacant The Diocese of Parramatta is seeking applications for several positions. For further details, go to https://parracatholic.org/employment/ Discernment to the Permanent Diaconate: 28 May Discernment Sunday #2 with the Deacon’s Vocations Team. Come for a chance to learn more about vocations to the Diaconate and have a chat...
  • New Executive Director appointed to National Catholic Education Commission

    Following a thorough national search and the identification of a number of highly-qualified candidates, the Bishops Commission for Catholic Education announced today, 17 May, that Christian Zahra will serve as the next executive director of the National Catholic Education Commission. Making the announcement, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe, Chairman of the...
  • School funding should be about equity not politics

    Weekly Column from the Executive Director of Schools, Diocese of Parramatta School funding has been the big news story over the past fortnight. Just before last week’s Federal budget, the Turnbull Government announced a new funding model that would take effect from the beginning of 2018. The Prime Minister...
  • Statement from the Bishops Commission for Catholic Education: Federal Government Funding Proposals

    The Bishops Commission for Catholic Education, speaking on behalf of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference, has expressed concern at some elements of the Federal Government’s budget announcement regarding Catholic school funding. As Bishops, we acknowledge the difficult financial situation currently faced by the Government and the nation. We are...
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