Meet Milan Prasad or ‘Spiderman’. The Year 11 student’s interest in spiders recently led him to discover a brand new species of peacock spider, the Maratus expolitus which in turn helped him to become a published scientist.
Greg Whitby AM KSG will retire as Executive Director of Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta at the end of the 2022 school year. Over more than 40 years service to education, Greg has been a champion of innovation and change in learning and teaching.
Twenty-nine outstanding young leaders from secondary schools across the Diocese of Parramatta were recognised through the 2021 Bishop’s Award for Student Excellence. For the second year running, the awards were conferred virtually as a result of COVID-19.
ABC News Sydney filed this report into the NSW Government's plans for a staggered return to school for all students, starting in late October. Education officials are saying that the return to school still depends on the rate of infection in certain LGAs. Read more...
Friday, August 13, 2021 Jordan Baker | Sydney Morning Herald
The Catholic school sector has asked Premier Gladys Berejiklian to organise mass vaccination days for teachers at state hubs, saying it could help schools prepare safely for a potential return of students in term four. Read the full SMH article featuring St Clare's Catholic High School.
Trial exams written by the CSSA - once known as the Catholic Secondary Schools Association - which are purchased and run by more than 500 Catholic, independent and public schools were due to begin on July 26 but have been delayed until August 9, system leaders were told late on Thursday. Read more...