This document is for leaders and teachers in Catholic Post-Primary schools in their work in the area of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE).
CEP letter in The Irish Times on Education in Northern Ireland
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)....
Flourish training sessions available to book now
Maria O’Rourke M.A, the author of the Flourish programme is facilitating these online training sessions.
Together Along the Way – Conversations on Catholic Faith Formation in Contemporary Ireland
For more on the webinars see www.catechetics.ie/webinars
New direction and vision set out for Catholic schools in NI
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.
Respect for others is a key task for schools and society – Bishop Tom Deenihan
The contribution of Catholic schools is essential to a diverse society – Dr Marie Griffin
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.
Derry Diocese to host live stream conversation series as part of Catholic Schools Week 2022
Tune in via the webcam https://catecheticalcentre.org/webcam/
Bishop Brendan Leahy to launch ‘Credible Catholic’ religious education programme during Catholic Schools Week 2022
Credible Catholic aims to stimulate dialogue, encourage reflection and critical reasoning, foster religious literacy, build community, and nurture faith, and in doing all of these things, to promote student wellbeing.
Bishop Tom Deenihan to open Catholic Schools Week with livestream Mass
This Mass will be livestreamed on https://www.mullingarparish.ie/livestream from the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar.