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Dragons Community teaches SPX students about making positive choices

Posted 21 August 2017 by Catholic Education in News

During Term 3, St Pius X Unanderra have been fortunate to have Dragons U20 NYC players from the 'Dragons Community' program, come out to their school to to work with them on building the vital skill of resilience.

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Celebrating our Dedicated Teachers with Teacher Accreditation Recognition Awards

Posted 11 August 2017 by Catholic Education in News

On Wednesday 9 August, Human Resource Services hosted the inaugural Teacher Accreditation Recognition Awards at the Campbelltown Catholic Club, a new initiative under the Diocese’s Rewards and Recognition Program, acknowledging the achievement of our teachers who have gained significant milestones in their teaching careers - Proficient and Lead Teacher Accreditation.

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St Pius X Plays its Part in National Tree Day

Posted 8 August 2017 by David and Maile from St Pius X in 'Environment Matters' Blog

Green thumbs from all over Australia came together to help celebrate Planet Ark’s 22nd National Tree Day 2017, resulting in up to one million natives being planted over 3000 sites.

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​Jordan wins Gold & Silver in Commonwealth Youth Games​

Posted 26 July 2017 by Catholic Education in Sport News

Congratulations to JORDAN DORIS of Year 12 at Mount Carmel Catholic College, for his exceptional performance in representing his country at the ​recent ​Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas. 

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Shoalhaven Excellence in Vocational Education and Training Annual Awards

Posted 25 July 2017 by Catholic Education in VET News & Events

Congratulations to Year 12 students from St John's Nowra, who took out the 'Student of the Year' award in three categories, as well as Shoalhaven VET Student of the Year, at the annual Shoalhaven Schools Excellence in VET Awards recently.

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The First Sod of Soil is Turned at St Francis K-12 Catholic College Edmondson Park

Posted 22 June 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Students and staff from St Francis Catholic College, together with invited guests, attended a liturgy on the permanent site at Edmondson Park, where the first sod of soil was officially 'turned' last Thursday.

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What is STEM and why is it so important to your child's future?

Posted 20 June 2017 by Catholic Education in News

STEM is a cross-disciplinary approach to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. STEM learning engages students in authentic, real-world learning experiences where they develop the skills to work collaboratively and independently to solve problems.

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Director's Art Gallery

Posted 15 June 2017 by Catholic Education in Director's News

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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Posted 13 June 2017 by Catholic Education in Director's News

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 in Director's News

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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'Male Models' Group for Aboriginal Men Inspires Couple to Give Unique and Beautiful Gift

Posted 5 June 2017 by Catholic Education in Yarning Circle – News From Around The Diocese

CatholicCare, celebrating in partnership with Oolong House Aboriginal Rehabilitation Service, hosted a unique Reconciliation Week event at Nowra Showground yesterday.

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Your Coffee Doesn't Have to Cost the Earth

Posted 5 June 2017 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

On World Environment Day, we invite you to perhaps re-think the way you indulge in your daily coffee ritual and choose a more environmentally friendly option to having your caffeine fix.

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New Principals to the Diocese Warmly Welcomed

Posted 26 May 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Four newly appointed principals in 2017, were warmly welcomed by staff, students and families within their school communities, and by fellow staff across the Diocese at the Education Mass in Catholic Schools Week.

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Bede Ritchie Walks in the Shoes of the Homeless for a Night

Posted 22 May 2017 in News

Each year the St Vincent de Paul Society holds a national event, Vinnies CEO Sleepout, to raise awareness of the growing issue of homelessness.  

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Students pay respects to our ANZACs

Posted 12 May 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Students represented their schools and families at ANZAC ceremonies all over the diocese on Tuesday.  It is wonderful to see so many students with a deep respect and understanding of the importance of respect and acknowledgement for the servicemen and women of our country, and sacrifices of past, present and those yet to come.

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Duke of Edinburgh Award Recognises Outstanding Commitment

Posted 12 May 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Mr Chris Whicker, Administration Coordinator at Magdalene Catholic High School, was recently presented with the Duke of Edinburgh Medal of Recognition for his Long Service to the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award.

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Australian Catholic Youth Festival to be held in iconic Australian venues

Posted 12 April 2017 by Catholic Education in News

The Australian Catholic Youth Festival organisers today announced preparations are well underway for the event that will draw 15,000 young people to Sydney from 7-9 December this year.

The festival will be held in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct and culminate with a closing mass at the Domain.

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Harmony Day - Everyone Belongs

Posted 31 March 2017 by Catholic Education in News

Students were asked a series of questions based around this year's theme of "Everyone Belongs"

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EARTH HOUR Schools Day - Friday 24 March

Posted 20 March 2017 by Catholic Education in 'Environment Matters' Blog

World Earth Hour Day is coming up on Saturday the 25th of March at 8.30pm.  In 2017, schools and the Catholic Education Office are invited to celebrate Earth Hour on Earth Hour Schools Day, Friday 24th March.

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Catholic School Staff Inspired to Display Heart, Character and Passion

Posted 10 March 2017 by Catholic Education in News

“Yura jauiang yulang. Yura budbut. Bindadhan mareiin yabun”.The people will come to ceremony. Giving their hearts. Giving to God sacred time.

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