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Top performing 2022 HSC graduates awarded $20,000 teaching scholarships

Posted 8 February 2023 by Catholic Education in News

Five 2022 HSC graduates recently took their first step towards fulfilling a career in teaching, when each was awarded a $20,000 scholarship from CEDoW Director of Schools, Mr Peter Hill, on Friday 3rd February. 

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Welcome Back

Posted 7 February 2023 by Kathryn Preece in Sport News

A warm welcome back to all students, staff, parents, carers and supporters of our Wollongong Diocesan sporting program.

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Five Years of Support for Eco Projects

Posted 24 January 2023 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

2022 marked the fifth year of CEDoW's Environmental Education Grants program, a significant support to the ecological conversion journey of our diocesan schools.

These grants have been offered to schools since 2018 and have enabled schools to engage in inspiring, practical and affirming ecological projects that have contributed positively to our world. Each year schools are invited to apply for a grant of $2,000 for an ecological project that is connected to an action from their School Environment Management Plan (SEMP). 

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Guess who’s coming to dinner? — 2022 Diocesan Public Speaking Competition Grand Final

Posted 19 December 2022 by Catholic Education in News

'If my life were a movie…', ‘If I could invite three people to dinner, they would be …’ and ‘Today is a gift, that’s why it’s called the present’ were the topics of conversation addressed by Years 5 and 6 students at the recent annual Diocesan Public Speaking Competition Grand Final, held at St Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish Primary School, Bowral.

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2022 HSC Merit List Recipients

Posted 15 December 2022 by Catholic Education in News

275 students from Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong schools were acknowledged as Distinguished Achievers this year, with four students acknowledged as All-Round Achievers and six receiving Top Achiever recognition.

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Record number of CEDoW secondary students nominated for the HSC Shape and InTech showcase in 2022

Posted 14 December 2022 by Catholic Education in News

A record number of Catholic Education, Diocese of Wollongong (CEDoW) secondary students have been nominated for the HSC Shape and InTech showcase in 2022. The showcases celebrate exemplary work and outstanding projects in the field of Design and Technology and Industrial Technology from a state-wide field of candidates.

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Actioning Laudato Si' at St John's Nowra

Posted 8 December 2022 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

The staff at St John the Evangelist Nowra continues to walk the path of ecological conversion and recently engaged in a professional learning experience run by the JAG (Johnnie's Action Group).

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Outstanding student athletes recognised at the prestigious NSWCCC Blues Award evening

Posted 30 November 2022 by Catholic Education in Sport News

The sporting excellence of 11 outstanding student athletes from secondary schools throughout the Diocese of Wollongong were recognised at the 25th Annual New South Wales Combined Catholic Colleges (NSWCCC) Blues Award evening, held on Monday 28 November.

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CEDoW's Lighting the Way Faith and Learning Recognition Awards

Posted 24 November 2022 by Catholic Education in Director's News

The Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong (CEDoW) Lighting the Way Faith and Learning Recognition Awards acknowledge the outstanding efforts of individual staff in schools and the Catholic Education Office who, in the course of their work, have been exemplary in one or more particular areas of educational endeavour.

Proudly supported by the Catholic Development Fund, the awards promote the value of professional and personal accomplishment in the ministry of Catholic education, celebrating excellence, passion, dedication of service, a love of work, and a commitment made to young people. 

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St Therese West Wollongong celebrates more than $6m worth of student-centred refurbishments

Posted 23 November 2022 by Catholic Education in News

Students and families from St Therese West Wollongong gathered together to celebrate more than $6m worth of student-centred refurbishments when the Bishop of Wollongong, Most Rev Brian Mascord DD, visited the school on Friday 18 November 2022 to officially bless and open the facilities.c

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25th Annual CDF Diocesan Sports Awards 2022

Posted 16 November 2022 by Catholic Education in Sport News

Last Friday evening, the CDF Sports Awards officially returned with a bang—the first live event in two years. It was a celebration of all that is great about sport in the Diocese of Wollongong and a positive advertisement of the pathways available to students and teachers. 

The evening, held at St Mary Star of the Sea College, Wollongong, attracted more than 450 guests with another 400 attending virtually. It proved to be a fitting culmination to a busy and difficult sporting year marked by extreme weather and COVID-19 restrictions.

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Photos: Primary Sports Council Medallions

Posted 16 November 2022 by Catholic Education in 25th Annual CDF Sports Awards 2022

Last Friday evening, the CDF Sports Awards officially returned with a bang—the first live event in two years. It was a celebration of all that is great about sport in the Diocese of Wollongong and a positive advertisement of the pathways available to students and teachers.

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Photos: Secondary Sports Council Medallions

Posted 16 November 2022 by Catholic Education in 25th Annual CDF Sports Awards 2022

Last Friday evening, the CDF Sports Awards officially returned with a bang—the first live event in two years. It was a celebration of all that is great about sport in the Diocese of Wollongong and a positive advertisement of the pathways available to students and teachers.

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Photos: Primary Red Awards

Posted 16 November 2022 by Catholic Education in 25th Annual CDF Sports Awards 2022

Last Friday evening, the CDF Sports Awards officially returned with a bang—the first live event in two years. It was a celebration of all that is great about sport in the Diocese of Wollongong and a positive advertisement of the pathways available to students and teachers.

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Photos: Secondary Blue Awards

Posted 16 November 2022 by Catholic Education in 25th Annual CDF Sports Awards 2022

Last Friday evening, the CDF Sports Awards officially returned with a bang—the first live event in two years. It was a celebration of all that is great about sport in the Diocese of Wollongong and a positive advertisement of the pathways available to students and teachers.

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Photos: Outstanding Team Awards

Posted 16 November 2022 by Catholic Education in 25th Annual CDF Sports Awards 2022

Last Friday evening, the CDF Sports Awards officially returned with a bang—the first live event in two years. It was a celebration of all that is great about sport in the Diocese of Wollongong and a positive advertisement of the pathways available to students and teachers.

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Photos: Outstanding Individual Awards

Posted 16 November 2022 by Catholic Education in 25th Annual CDF Sports Awards 2022

Last Friday evening, the CDF Sports Awards officially returned with a bang—the first live event in two years. It was a celebration of all that is great about sport in the Diocese of Wollongong and a positive advertisement of the pathways available to students and teachers.

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Photos: General Event Photos

Posted 16 November 2022 by Catholic Education in 25th Annual CDF Sports Awards 2022

Last Friday evening, the CDF Sports Awards officially returned with a bang—the first live event in two years. It was a celebration of all that is great about sport in the Diocese of Wollongong and a positive advertisement of the pathways available to students and teachers.

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Schools Engage in Ecological Formation Opportunities

Posted 9 November 2022 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

Since the release of Laudato Si' in 2015 schools across the diocese have been on a journey of ecological conversion which has involved not only environmental action but also theological and spiritual formation that encourages an exploration of our call to care for our world. In 2022 seven schools engaged in the formation day, Praise Be! Living Our Ecological Conversion.

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Upcoming webinar with Paul Dillon: Vaping - 'short and sweet'. What do parents need to know?, 17 November 2022

Posted 8 November 2022 by Catholic Education in News

The Council of Catholic School Parents NSW/ACT, together with the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle, will be hosting a free webinar with Paul Dillon that will provide practical advice to parents, carers and staff on how to talk to young people about vaping.

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