The programme, designed for teachers and educators who want to augment their understanding of religious education in the contemporary classroom and become religious education leaders in their schools.
Pictured at the recent meeting of the European Council for Catholic Education in Vienna are: Bishop Wilhelm Krautwaschi, Dr Marie Griffin (Chairperson CEP), Mr Paul Meany (Director CEP), Archbishop Dr Angelo Vincenzo Zani, Prof. Cora O'Farrell (Director of the Mater...
To educate is always an act of hope. – Pope Francis
The following letter from Gillian McGrath of the CEP appears in today's Irish Times newspaper on Education in Northern Ireland: Sir, – I refer to The Irish Times editorial “The Irish Times view on schools in Northern Ireland: segregated classrooms” (February 19th)....
Maria O’Rourke M.A, the author of the Flourish programme is facilitating these online training sessions.
For more on the webinars see www.catechetics.ie/webinars
We educate communities, not because they are Catholic but because we are!
Many parents reluctant to change patronage of school, survey finds – Report from today’s Irish Times newspaper
Many parents in local communities are often reluctant to change the patronage of their school, according to a national survey commissioned by Catholic education groups.
Catholic schools will always bring out the best in everyone – Justin Brown, Deputy Principal, Coláiste Íosagáin, Portarlington
We have a diverse student population: of all faiths and none, rural and urban, from a variety of backgrounds and with different needs and abilities. We are a rich tapestry and all the better for that mix and variety. As a Catholic school we celebrate and welcome such diversity.
The survey returns highlight that Irish parents prize highly the holistic development of their children, citing a focus on respect, community and faith formation as the three leading advantages of Catholic schools.