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Students’ academic skills survive remote learning, study finds

Lara White from will return to class in Sydney this week and her mum is happy with her daughter’s progress during remote learning. Read more...

'Lightning strikes twice': 'Remarkable' similarities of HSC and trial standard English exams

Teachers and students have identified "remarkable" similarities between some questions asked in an HSC English exam and trial tests sat earlier this year in hundreds of schools. Read more...

Draft New Curriculum for Religious Education to be shared with local families

Relieving Executive Director Christine Howe invites the community to learn more about how the Curriculum is about sharing our Catholic faith with children and young people in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains. Watch the video...

Penola’s student leaders’ online learning tips!

Penola Catholic College Emu Plains students have had to adapt their learning style due to the COVID-19 pandemic, however, that has not stopped its Student Leaders from reaching out to connect with others to offer some sound advice and guidance.

Cyber safety partnership making home learning safer

Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta (CEDP) is partnering with Family Zone to roll out cyber safety to support students with their home learning. Read more...

Catholic Education: Around the Grounds

Highlights of programs and news events from Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta, as featured in the Autumn 2020 Edition of the Catholic Outlook Magazine. Real more...

HSC Drama Day a hit Amongst Students!

Close to 40 HSC drama students from five CEDP Catholic Colleges visited St John Paul II Nirimba Campus at a recent HSC Drama Day for an exciting opportunity to network with schools across the Diocese and learn from a working artist. Read more...

Breakfast, pets and managing HSC stress

There’s no doubt that the Higher School Certificate (HSC) examinations can be a stressful time for some young people across New South Wales. While their classroom journey may have ended, it’s a time of transition, excitement, apprehension and uncertainty as thousands of students transition into their post-school lives. Read more...

Student Leaders Discuss the Future

66 student leaders from schools around the Diocese of Parramatta came together on Thursday, June 20 for a leadership forum to explore the future of the Catholic Church and the role that young people play as agents of change. Read more...



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