Parramatta Marist Old Boys Union News & Blog
Problem-based Learning Singapore Immersion Programme October 2015
Problem-based learning (PBL) is a student-centered method of teaching in which students learn about a subject through the experience of solving an open-ended problem. Students learn both thinking strategies and domain knowledge. Parramatta Marist is a leader internationally in the application of PBL to high school education. Read more about PBL
20 students and staff from Parramatta Marist attended the International Youth Immersion Programme in Singapore, October 2015.
Patrick Dolahenty (Year 9), son of OBU Committee Member, Adrian Dolahenty (Class of 1986) visited the grave of his relative and our Old Boy, Gunner Kevin Dolahenty, who was killed fighting the Japanese in WW2. He is buried at Kranji Commonweath Grave, Singapore. Currently, the School has year 9 and 10 students on an immersion tour in Singapore. Read more about Gunner Kevin Dolahenty at the OBU website.
The Intermediate Class of 1926 - which included Kevin Dolahenty.