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EMMAUS AWARDS 2021

Published 25/10/2021

The Emmaus Awards are a very rich part of the culture of Catholic schools. They recognise and celebrate the significant contribution made by our staff in the Catholic Diocese of Ma…

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Meet Andrew Roberts: Virtual Academy Teacher

Published 27/09/2021

I am delighted to join the Virtual Academy after working for nearly 16 years in public and independent schools in the Hunter Valley. My teaching experience has predominately embrac…

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Meet Rebekah Stokes: Virtual Academy Teacher

Published 24/09/2021

I joined the Virtual Academy in Semester 2, 2021. Since graduating from the University of Newcastle, I have worked in a number of schools across our Maitland-Newcastle Diocese.  I…

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Meet Emma Bennis: Education Officer – Gifted Education

Published 15/09/2021

I am excited to be stepping into the role of Education Officer – Gifted Education at the Catholic Schools Office this year. It is my belief that the Catholic Schools in the Maitlan…

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Meet Bianca Sibert: Acting Virtual Academy Coordinator

Published 14/09/2021

I am the Acting Virtual Academy Coordinator, having joined the Virtual Academy at the beginning of 2021. I am passionate about passing on a love of learning to the next generation…

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Celebrating National Child Protection Week across the Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle

Published 6/09/2021

National Child Protection Week is a campaign held annually across Australia to raise awareness of child abuse prevention. The campaign aims to engage, educate, and empower Australi…

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