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Winners announced for Lighting the Way Faith and Learning Recognition Awards 2018

Posted 19 November 2018 by Catholic Education

As guests filed into the Grand Ballroom of the Novotel in Wollongong, the passion and dedication of the attendees was clearly evident - a group of the most outstanding and innovative staff working in the Diocese.

The winners of this year’s Lighting the Way Faith and Learning Recognition Awards were revealed at a formal dinner on Friday 16 November, acknowledging achievement and significant career milestones of dedicated individuals.

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Engaging Authentic Student Voice: CEDoW Director’s Student Advisory Council

Posted 6 November 2018 by Catholic Education

The opening meeting of the Director’s Student Advisory Council was held at Studio5 located within the Emmaus Catholic Education Centre in Macarthur. It was the first meeting of a newly formed council which aims to offer insight and guidance to CEDoW and School Leadership Teams.

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Response to the National Apology to the Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse

Posted 22 October 2018 by Catholic Education

A joint statement from CEDoW Director of Schools, Peter Turner, and the Executive of the Catholic Principals’ Association of the Diocese of Wollongong, in response to today's National Apology to the Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse.

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End of Term Message

Posted 27 September 2018 by Peter Turner

As we come to the end of a busy, and for some schools, exceptionally challenging Term, I take this opportunity to thank each of you for your work, and to wish you a safe and enjoyable break.

This week has witnessed the graduation of our Year 12 students across the Diocese.

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Director’s NAIDOC Week message

Posted 2 July 2018 by Peter Turner

NAIDOC Week is an important time in our Catholic schools, where we celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples - and in particular this year, our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

WATCH the Director’s NAIDOC Week video message and a video from students across the Diocese who pay tribute to the incredible Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in our CEDoW community, inspired by this year's NAIDOC theme: Because of her, we can!

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Director's Art Gallery

Posted 28 June 2018 by Catholic Education

Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong is proud to launch the Director’s Art Gallery 2018, showcasing a selection of exceptional artworks produced by secondary students from Years 8 to 12.

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Year 12 students speak of the life-changing opportunity of Catholic education

Posted 21 June 2018 by Catholic Education

Our Year 12 Gatherings with the Bishop were an opportunity for thousands of our Year 12 students across the Diocese of Wollongong to join together as one community and share their experiences, thoughts and ideas with each other and the newly-ordained Bishop Brian Mascord.

Several students spoke eloquently about the life-changing opportunity of Catholic education in the Diocese of Wollongong. Their offerings were insightful, heartfelt and a testament to the many special gifts and great benefits that a Catholic education has given them and their peers - in learning, faith and beyond.

Some highlights of these wonderful testimonies can be watched and read here.

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Happy School Support Staff Day!

Posted 13 June 2018 by Peter Turner

Today, 13 June 2018 is School Support Staff Day.

Along with our Bishop, I join with you in acknowledging the significant contributions of school support staff, each and every day across all our school communities.

If you can, please take time to thank them personally for their commitment and dedication in making our diocesan Catholic schools great, for every student, so that they can learn, grow and achieve in a safe and supportive environment.

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A 2018 Easter Message from the Director

Posted 28 March 2018 by Peter Turner

In this holy season of Easter, I convey my very best wishes to all involved in Catholic education right across our Diocese. I gratefully acknowledge the outstanding work you do in the service of our young people and our Catholic schools.

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“Be not afraid!”: 2018 Diocesan Education Mass

Posted 9 March 2018 by Catholic Education

Director of Schools, Peter Turner, has called on teachers and staff across the Diocese of Wollongong to “be not afraid” at the annual Diocesan Education Mass.

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Director's Art Gallery

Posted 15 June 2017 by Catholic Education

Last week at the Marian Centre Wollongong, we had the pleasure of hosting fourteen talented artists from four primary schools around the Diocese.

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HAPPY WORLD SCHOOL SUPPORT STAFF DAY!

Posted 13 June 2017 by Catholic Education

Tomorrow, the 14th June 2017 is World School Support Staff Day. Along with our Bishop, I join with you in celebrating the significant contributions of school support staff, each and every day in our school communities.

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Introducing ... the Lighting the Way Faith and Learning Awards

Posted 9 June 2017 by Catholic Education

We are pleased to present a fresh and meaningful approach to the way the outstanding achievements and career milestones of our committed and dedicated staff, in schools and in the Catholic Education Office, are celebrated.

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Welcome to the New School Year

Posted 9 February 2017 by Peter Turner

With the new school year now underway, I write to wish each of you the very best for a rewarding 2017.

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Christmas Message to Staff

Posted 22 December 2016 by Peter Turner

As we bring the 2016 year to a close, I would like to take this opportunity to thank each of you for the myriad of outstanding things that have happened in our schools throughout the year.

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