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Adhiambo, Jacinta Mary – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2019
The article presents Catholic Schools as an outcome of the partnership that exists between the government of Kenya and the Catholic Church which makes the Church very instrumental in the provision of education in the country. It is in such a context that the historical perspective of the Catholic schools is expounded, highlighting the contribution…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Government School Relationship, Educational History
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Scanlan, Martin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
Students experience a wide array of special needs, from diagnosed disabilities to cultural and linguistic barriers to traumas. Schools around the world and across public and private sectors struggle to provide optimal opportunities to learn for students experiencing special needs. Moreover, schools typically engage in these efforts in isolation…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Special Needs Students, Educational Philosophy, Disadvantaged
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Marx, Reinhard – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
The article addresses the special mission of Catholic schools within the educational system in Germany. The considerations centre on the fundamental mission of the Church to announce the Good News of Jesus Christ as light of nations, and hence to be itself light of the world. Consequently, the essential distinctive characteristic of Catholic…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Institutional Mission, Religious Education
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Lovric, Ivan – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
From a modest beginning in 1994 with a single school and a little more than 500 pupils, the system of Catholic schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina developed to its 7 currently functioning Catholic School Centres, with 14 schools and 4683 enrolled pupils. From the beginning these Catholic schools were open equally to Catholic and non-Catholic…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Intergroup Relations, Conflict Resolution, War
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Grocholewski, H. E. Zenon – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2015
The Congregation for Catholic Education is a part of the government of the Holy See. The genesis of this Dicastery can be traced to special commissions created by the Roman Pontiffs for maintaining vigilance over the universities in Rome and other educational institutions in the Papal States. A general overview of the history of the Congregation…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Churches, Church Related Colleges, Theological Education
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Bernauer, James A. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2015
This study sought to construct rich accounts of the remembrances of Catholic grade school and high school graduates in the USA related to their school experiences and the continuing impacts of these experiences on their lives. Ten former students (comprised of five males and five females) who graduated from Catholic schools in the 1950s, 1960s,…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational History, Educational Experience, Graduate Surveys
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Morris, Andrew B. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2014
In recent years, the social benefits (or otherwise) of faith-based schools within the state-maintained system have become a matter for public discussion. Following the introduction of a new statutory duty placed on the governing bodies of maintained schools in England under section 38 of the Education and Inspections Act 2006 to promote community…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Educational Benefits, Religious Education, Standards
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Richardson, Christopher – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2014
The differing theological perspectives evident in the literature on Catholic schools and education suggest those who appoint headteachers in Catholic schools may need to know more about candidates than that they are practising Catholics. This paper summarises a doctoral research project aimed at identifying the dominant theological motifs that…
Descriptors: Catholics, Catholic Educators, Principals, Catholic Schools
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Arthur, James – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
This article offers a critical policy analysis of the curriculum within English Catholic maintained schools. It highlights one of the policy challenges faced by the Catholic Church in England, that is to say, the reconstruction of a "Catholic" curriculum. Drawing on the author's research it outlines the historical context of policy…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Christianity, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Development
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Davis, Robert A.; Franchi, Leonard – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
This essay responds to and develops ideas set out in Robert Davis' 1999 essay "Can there be a Catholic curriculum?" It takes the measure of far-reaching changes that have taken place in curriculum studies and strategic educational thought in the intervening period as the process of globalisation has intensified. It re-engages with the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Catholic Schools, Humanism, Core Curriculum
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D'Orsa, Therese – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
This article provides a summary account of the book, "A Mission to the Heart of Young People: Catholic Curriculum", published in Australia in 2012. To preserve the true mission and religious integrity of Catholic schools in the face of secularism and "national economic requirements", it is argued that Catholic schools must…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Curriculum Development, Institutional Mission, Core Curriculum
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Jamison, Christopher – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
Over recent decades, much has been achieved in developing Catholic school religious programmes, chaplaincy and community life but the ordinary curriculum now needs to be the focus of the school's Catholic ethos. The International Baccalaureate shows the structure by which an educational vision can explicitly inform a school's core curriculum.…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Core Curriculum, Institutional Mission, Curriculum Development
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Klaiber, Jeffrey – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
Fe y Alegría (Faith and Joy) refers to the network of schools for the poor run by the Jesuits in Latin America and the Caribbean. Founded originally in 1955 in Venezuela by Father José María Vélaz, by 2010 Fe y Alegría had spread to 17 countries in Latin America and now operates one in Chad. The Fe y Alegría schools are essentially convenant…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Churches, Government School Relationship, Educational Finance