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Friel, Raymond – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This paper draws on the findings of a small-scale research study based on interviews with twenty serving Catholic headteachers from the primary and secondary phases and from the maintained and independent sectors. The focus of the study was to explore the concept of 'spiritual capital' among the headteachers and to evaluate the impact of two major…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Educators, Principals, Interviews
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Shaw, Alan – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2017
Voluntary-aided faith schools exhibit a unique combination of characteristics that is not shared by other state-funded schools in England including responsibility for admissions, employment of staff (including the right to prioritise on the basis of faith), control of the RE curriculum, ownership of the premises, and funding from and being part of…
Descriptors: Catholics, Jews, Instructional Leadership, Volunteers
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Casson, Ann – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
One of the many challenges that English Catholic secondary schools face in an increasingly secular and plural society is to maintain the Catholicity of their schools. The celebration of Mass in school may function as a means of maintaining the memory of the Catholic faith tradition. In this article the experience of Mass in school is examined…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Secondary School Students, Religious Factors, Ethnography