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John Therry student first school-based apprentice for 'My Gateway'

Posted 11 June 2019 by My Gateway

Meet Jackson Parker, My Gateway’s first school-based apprentice!

Jackson, who is a student at John Therry Catholic High School, Rosemeadow, began his carpentry apprenticeship in March, working one day per week at host employer, Combined Building.

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St John’s students stand out at Shoalhaven VET Awards

Posted 23 July 2018 by Catholic Education

The breadth and depth of St John the Evangelist, Nowra’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) talent was on clear display at the recent Shoalhaven Excellence in Vocational Education and Training Awards, with many students receiving recognition for their efforts both in and out of school.

A special congratulations to the Excellence in Vocational Education and Training ‘Student of the Year’ award recipients from St John's: Lauren Field (Hospitality Student of the Year) and Jack Flamminio (Construction Student of the Year).

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Holy Spirit's Mark Mancini wins silver at WorldSkills National Championships

Posted 5 June 2018 by Catholic Education

Congratulations to Holy Spirit College, Bellambi student, Mark Mancini, who has won an individual SILVER medal in Electrotechnology at the WorldSkills VETiS National Championships 2018 in Sydney over the weekend.

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Two Marks from Holy Spirit to take on the country’s best at the WorldSkills VETiS National Championships

Posted 30 May 2018 by Catholic Education

One teaches one of the only Electrotechnology Certificate II Career Start courses available in our Diocese. The other is one of his students, excelling against those across Sydney to rise in the competition ranks. Now, both Marks from Holy Spirit College, Bellambi - Mr Hamlet and Mr Mancini - are off to the WorldSkills VETiS National Championships 2018 to battle it out with the best of the best in electrotechnology.

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Young need a jobs-ready education

Posted 18 May 2018 by Megan O'Connell

"Jobs growth is not benefiting all people equally. Youth unemployment has remained in double digits for nearly a decade and in pockets, particularly across regional Australia, youth unemployment is above 20 per cent. This is in spite of the fact that nearly 90 per cent of young people are finishing school, and many are completing tertiary education." - Megan O'Connell, Opinion Piece in The Age, Melbourne (18 May 2018)


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Mt Carmel students tops state in HSC Construction

Posted 14 December 2017 by Catholic Education

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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Students apply their trade in WorldSkills Australia VETiS Regional Competitions

Posted 18 November 2017 by Catholic Education

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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Shoalhaven Excellence in Vocational Education and Training Annual Awards

Posted 25 July 2017 by Catholic Education

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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