$25,000 on offer for Catholic educators to research teaching topics  IMAGE Catholic Schools

$25,000 on offer for Catholic educators to research teaching topics

August 12, 2017 Jim Hanna

Catholic school educators are invited to apply for an opportunity to travel overseas to research a subject that will help schools meet a present or future challenge.

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Senior leaders embark on a spiritual retreat

August 11, 2017 Bernadette Gibson

Last week, the Catholic Schools Office introduced the first of a series of retreat programs for senior leaders in schools, new leaders to the diocese or new leaders to a position.

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St Kevin’s celebrates 100 years of Catholic education

August 10, 2017 Gabrielle Sutherland

On Thursday, 3 August, Bishop Bill, former students, past principals, teachers, students and special guests came together to celebrate 100 years of Catholic education at St Kevin’s Primary School, Cardiff.

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Teaching students with Down Syndrome

August 09, 2017 Rachel Jones

Recently, the Down Syndrome Association of New South Wales (DSNSW) presented a two-day education conference in Sydney to inform teachers about practical strategies, knowledge and skills when working with students with Down Syndrome, developmental delay, intellectual disability and other chromosomal disorders.

Gallery: One person's junk is another's treasure... ASPIRE presents The Hoarders Next Door IMAGE Catholic Schools

Gallery: One person's junk is another's treasure... ASPIRE presents The Hoarders Next Door

August 07, 2017 Alyssa Faith

A talented collection of 130 actors, dancers, vocalists and musicians from primary and secondary schools in the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle performed in Artistic Director Anna Kerrigan’s latest work, a compelling theatrical production that explores people and their possessions, neighbourhoods and community.

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A theology graduate’s journey: Alana Partridge

August 07, 2017 Alana Partridge

“If you look the right way you can see that the whole world is a garden.”

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Recognition of Graduation Ceremony – Theology Degrees

August 03, 2017 Amanda Skehan

On Thursday 27 July, graduates and their families gathered at the Toohey Room, Cathedral House, to receive their Certificates in Religious Education, Certificates in Theology or Master of Theology for semester one 2017.

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Educating in the Dominican way: preach it we must!

August 02, 2017 Comments Tracey Edstein

We live in a society in which truth is under threat from ‘alternative facts’ in the ‘post truth world’.

However, if you were to visit the diocesan schools embodying the Dominican tradition and celebrating significant anniversaries this year, I believe your faith in the possibility of truth would be restored.