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New Staff Welcomed

Posted 1 March 2018 by Catholic Education in News

On 1 March, 188 staff from Catholic Education Diocese of Wollongong schools and the Macarthur and Wollongong Head Offices gathered at Villa D’Oro for the organisation’s annual Welcome Dinner.

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Wollongong students star at NSW Combined Catholic Blues Awards

Posted 16 February 2018 by John Sparks in Sport News

The evening was staged at St Paul’s Catholic College, Manly on Monday 12 February. Over 50 students were recognised on the evening with 8 students from the Wollongong Diocese acknowledged.

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"For all that has been ... thanks!": Bishop Peter Ingham

Posted 9 February 2018 by Catholic Education in News

Catholic schools across the Illawarra, Macarthur, Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands joined together to thank Bishop Peter for his great work and dedication to Catholic education in our Diocese.

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Queen's Baton arrives in Wollongong

Posted 5 February 2018 by Catholic Education in News

The Queen’s Baton for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games skydived into Wollongong today, to the cheering welcome of more than 1,000 local school children gathered at Stuart Park.

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New Principals Welcomed

Posted 29 January 2018 by Catholic Education in News

On Monday 22 January, 6 newly appointed Principals were formally welcomed to the significant role of Principalship at a System Orientation Day, where they met with members of the organisation’s Leadership Team and Human Resource Services.

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Christ Our Joy, Year of Youth Image Unveiled

Posted 26 December 2017 by Malcom Hart (CEC) in News

The official image for the Year of Youth was unveiled at the Australian Catholic Youth Festival in Sydney on the 7th December 2017.

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Mt Carmel students tops state in HSC Construction

Posted 14 December 2017 by Catholic Education in VET News & Events

Mt Carmel Catholic College student, Bianca Ritter, is a trailblazer. Not only did she take on study in traditionally male-dominated subjects for her HSC, but she’s done it in style, topping the state in the HSC Construction Examination.

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Australian All Schools Athletics Champions

Posted 13 December 2017 by John Sparks in Sport News

Jordan Doris (Mt Carmel) and Luke Small (Magdalene) won gold in their respective 800m track events at Schools Nationals in December.

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Celebrating the Release of the Reviewed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Policy

Posted 12 December 2017 by Beth Riolo in Yarning Circle – News From Around The Diocese

The reviewed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Policy was released 20 October 2017 at a gathering of educators, school leaders and Aboriginal Elders and community members. 

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Pathways on the Journey

Posted 7 December 2017 by John Charadia in News

“Pathways on the Journey” is a diverse collection of expressions from students who participated in the “Pathways on the Journey” SPLICED creative thinking and enrichment project.

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Little Matthew Takes Out First Prize in Global ICAS English Competition

Posted 1 December 2017 by Catholic Education in News

7 year old Matthew, a Year 2 student at St John the Evangelist Catholic Primary School in Campbelltown, has taken out FIRST PRIZE in the ICAS English Competition.  

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Lighting the Way Faith & Learning Awards acknowledge outstanding achievement of CEDoW teachers and staff

Posted 23 November 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Hundreds gathered in Campbelltown last night for CEDoW's inaugural Lighting the Way Faith & Learning Awards - a fantastic evening of celebration, affirmation and acknowledgement of the significant contributions of our staff in schools and across Catholic Education in the Diocese of Wollongong. 

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"And the inaugural Professional Practice Awards go to..."

Posted 23 November 2017 by Catholic Education in News

A special part of the 2017 Lighting the Way Faith & Learning Awards Evening was the conferral of the Professional Practice Awards. These awards acknowledged the outstanding achievement and efforts of five individual staff members who, in the course of their work and study, have been exemplary in a particular area of educational endeavour.

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St Paul's Albion Park Principal, Colleen Easton wins prestigious Lighting the Way Award

Posted 23 November 2017 by Catholic Education in News

It is evident that Colleen Easton is a woman of deep faith. In a career spanning over forty years in Catholic Education in the Diocese of Wollongong, Colleen has consistently displayed a deep commitment, loyalty and devotion to honouring her call as a spiritual, faith and educational leader. So it was only fitting that the St Paul's Albion Park Principal receive the most prestigious award of CEDoW's Lighting the Way Faith & Learning Awards Evening - the Lighting the Way Award.

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Outstanding Early Career Teachers impress at Lighting the Way Awards Evening

Posted 23 November 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Congratulations to Stella Maris, Shellharbour's Siobhan Rooney and St Joseph's, Albion Park's Zachary Ellul for winning CEDoW's inaugural Outstanding Early Career Teacher Awards at the 2017 Lighting the Way Faith and Learning Awards Evening.

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Year 12 leaders shine at Bishop's Student Excellence Awards

Posted 22 November 2017 by Catholic Education in News

The best and brightest of our Diocese's Catholic students have today been awarded the Bishop of Wollongong's Student Excellence Awards. Students and their families, principals and other CEDoW staff gathered together with Bishop Peter Ingham and Director of Schools, Peter Turner, to celebrate the outstanding achievements of these young men and women. 

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Students apply their trade in WorldSkills Australia VETiS Regional Competitions

Posted 18 November 2017 by Catholic Education in VET News & Events

CEDoW VET students have successfully participated in the WorldSkills Australia Vocational Education and Training in Schools (VETiS) Regional Competitions across several skills categories during October and November.

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A Creative Answer to Pope Francis' Call

Posted 16 November 2017 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

St Pius X Unanderra have been working on the installation of a mural, composed of plastic bags woven into a pre-existing chain link fence.  This creative re-use of plastic bags, speaks directly to Pope Francis’ call to alter the contemporary ‘throwaway culture’ (Laudato Si, 22). 

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Oran Park student earns recognition in Young Journalist competition

Posted 16 November 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Sister Mary mightn’t be famous, or a person you're hanging for an autograph from, but she might just be one of the most amazing people you will ever meet.

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