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Star apprentice on path to a successful career in kitchen

Western Sydney-based school Cathwest is utilising a partnership with The Star, located in Pyrmont, to allow their apprentice students the best possible access points into into their chosen industries Read more....

Sky's the limit for workers with drone credentials

Want a job? Get a drone qualification, with people who can pilot UAVs highly sought after in industries from mining to construction.

Dakota’s Adventures During Industry Placement with Yamaha Motor Australia

Dakota Hurney is a Year 11 student currently completing her Certificate III in Business Administration (Financial) and Certificate II in Business Services at CathWest Innovation College. Read More...

How raising the school-leaver's age transformed NSW schools

Ten years ago the NSW government raised the school-leaver's age from 15 to 17. The Sydney Morning Herald looks at how have schools changed and highlights CathWest Innovation College, built specifically for years 10 to 12, where students gain credentials that will help future employment. Read more...


Students shape own curriculum in 'new generation' of vocational schools

The NSW government has launched "a new generation" of vocational high schools to help students find jobs in a post-coronavirus economy.


More engaged at new colleges

TWO high schools in western Sydney are revolutionising learning, and students are already singing its praises. CathWest Innovation Colleges in Mt Druitt and Emu Plains opened this year with a new hands-on, project-focused learning system. Read more...





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