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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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Branson, Christopher; Marra, Maureen; Buchanan, Michael – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2019
The genesis for this conceptual article is the serious universal concern for Catholic school leadership into the future. Catholic school systems are struggling to attract suitably qualified and experienced applicants for vacant principal positions. Arguably, the simultaneously essential responsibilities of being both the Catholic leader and the…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Instructional Leadership, Principals, School Administration
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Cicatelli, Sergio – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2019
The Study Centre for Catholic Education was established in 1996 by the Italian Bishops' Conference to support the Italian Catholic schools. In these 20 years, it has published every year a Report about different aspects of the sector and has made a periodic quality monitoring of the Catholic schools. It has published also an annual data collection…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Educational Research
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Sánchez-Tabernero, Alfonso; Torralba, José M. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This article describes the way in which the Catholic faith shapes education at the University of Navarra. The two aspects of the institution's identity, i.e. the Catholic dimension and the university dimension, are not juxtaposed and one is not favoured over the other. Rather, they work together and mutually reinforce each other. The article will…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Religious Education, Christianity
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Griffin, Marie – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
In the first half of 2007, Catholic Education an Irish Schools Trust (CEIST) was established when several Religious Congregations handed trusteeship of their schools to a lay company. As CEIST--in the Irish language the word 'CEIST' means 'question'--completes 10 years serving the needs of its 110 secondary schools, it seems an appropriate time to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Catholic Schools, School Administration
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Ajayi, Maria Natalia – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
The Word of God is 'the true light that enlightens everyone who comes into the world' and is the driving force behind the charism of the Immaculate Heart Sisters (IHM). Charles Heerey wanted the Sisters to be 'the fairest of the children of God'. Their life must be modelled on Jesus Christ, the great teacher and master to humanity. In view of this…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Religious Education, Catholics, Churches
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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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Zamagni, Stefano – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
After a brief historical reconstruction of the emergence of the market economy as a model of social order in Europe, dating back to the eleventh century--the century of the commercial revolution--the paper focuses on the decisive contribution of the Franciscan school of thought to furnish the theoretical infrastructure of the new mode of…
Descriptors: Intellectual History, Free Enterprise System, Social Structure, Humanism
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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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Black, Paul – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
Teachers, both of science and of religion, have to help pupils to learn about the links between these subjects. An effective way to support this learning should start from the beliefs and ideas that pupils already have, ideas which might well be influenced by public debates, often characterised by controversy, between those holding strong beliefs…
Descriptors: Christianity, Beliefs, Social Values, Religious Education
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Grey, Mary – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
This article responds to the two articles by Sister Catherine Droste and Roy Bourgeois ("ISCE" Vol 7. No. 1 2015) by putting the issue of the Ordination of Women into a wider ecclesial context. Building on Pope Francis's bringing Liberation Theology into central focus, seeking justice for the poorest and vulnerable people, the article…
Descriptors: Clergy, Catholics, Churches, Females
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Linden, Ian – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
The educational work of Paolo Freire on dialogue took place in a specific context: poverty and oppression in Brazil and Latin America in the 1960s. Similarly, Buber and Levinas were engaged in, or reflected on, contemporary philosophical debates. During the last half century, the irruption of the "Third World" into geopolitics has been,…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Cultural Pluralism, Dialogs (Language), Poverty
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Martín-Sánchez, Miguel; Cáceres-Muñoz, Jorge – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
John Henry Newman was one of the most outstanding figures of the social and religious panorama in the nineteenth century in Great Britain. His educational approaches framed in the movement of Catholic education and his influence on the Oxford Movement, his intellectualism and reflections on faith, reason and education, and participation and…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Clergy, Change Agents, Intellectual History
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Byron, William J. – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2015
The main contribution that Catholic schools can make towards the elimination of world hunger is to help their students understand the problem and then motivate them to assist as best they can once they are out of school. The basic cause of the problem is poverty. The ultimate solution is production of food in the food-deficit nations, or where…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Hunger, World Problems, School Role
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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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