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Sultmann, William F.; Brown, Raymond – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
This article explores the nature of leadership as expressed in literature and workshop commentary on the identity of the Catholic school within an Australian context. Employing a qualitative methodology, data from workshops designed around school mission were compared and integrated with data from texts of selected Post Conciliar documents on the…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Instructional Leadership, Religious Education, Self Concept
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Sibley, Angus – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
The discipline of economics, as it is generally understood, taught, and practised today, is in various ways clearly at odds with authentic Catholic values. Therefore, where economics is taught in Catholic schools, colleges and universities, students should not only become acquainted with orthodox economic ideas; they should also learn how, from a…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Institutional Mission, Economics Education, Social Values
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Amadi, Anthony – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
This article is a historical narrative about the contribution the Holy Ghost Congregation made in the educational development of Nigeria. It is narrative because it highlights the events and the work of the early Spiritan missionaries that brought education and its benefits to Nigerians. It is pedagogic because it describes the methods these Holy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational History, Catholics
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Hagan, Martin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to consider how a small Catholic institute of higher education (HE) attempts to balance the broad demands of globalisation with the need to adhere to, promote and develop its foundation as a Catholic college. The paper begins with a consideration of the changes which have taken place in HE in the UK over the past 50…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools, Global Approach
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Wansbrough, Henry – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
A recent article in this journal, "Teaching about Catholic--Jewish relations: some guidelines to assist the work of teachers in Catholic schools," by Clare Jardine (Volume 7, no 1, 46-60), includes a page on "A new approach to New Testament studies." There the author points out that "The situations described in the Gospels…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Religion Studies, Religious Education, Catholics
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Paletta, Angelo; Fiorin, Italo – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
This article is based on the analysis of the responses to the questionnaires submitted for the Instrumentum Laboris 'Educating today and tomorrow. A renewing passion' and sets out to offer a synthesis of the main challenges facing Catholic education around the world, key criticalities as well as more positive aspects and the strategic and…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Barriers, Evidence, Questionnaires
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Moog, François – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
The effects of secularisation on society demand a rethinking of the identity and mission of Catholic schools in France. In 2013, the French bishops published a new directory which offers new approaches, described here, based on the three challenges facing Catholic education in France: linking social responsibility and evangelisation, setting up…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Beliefs
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Malizia, Guglielmo – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
Two centuries have passed since the birth of Don Bosco and this occasion can be a significant opportunity for the re-launching of the Congregation in Italy. From this point of view, it is certainly important to try to identify the more relevant challenges. This article divides them into external and internal. The first come from the problems…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Problems, Vocational Education, Institutional Mission
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Makosa, Pawel – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
The present work aims at presenting and comparing challenges faced by religion teachers in Catholic and state schools in Poland. For that purpose, 10 religion teachers from Catholic and 10 from state high schools were interviewed. First of all, the concept of teaching religion was discussed, followed by an analysis of the Catholic schools'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Catholic Schools, State Schools
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Girling, Kristian – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
This article will consider the significant role which the Society of Jesus had played in the Iraqi secondary and higher education systems in the period 1932-1968. The Jesuits' Baghdad-based school and university formed a part of the substantial Jesuit educational network established across the Middle East from the nineteenth century and this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholics, Religious Cultural Groups, Church Role
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Aidoo, Philomena – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
This article discusses the extent to which the charism and the philosophy of education of Venerable Cornelia Connelly founder of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus are being maintained in the twenty-first century in West Africa (Nigeria and Ghana). Using data gathered from Sisters and former students of Holy Child schools as evidence it seeks to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholics, Church Role, Religious Cultural Groups
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Grech, Michael – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
The paper explores Giovanni Franzoni's understanding of the Liberation Christ brought to our world, focusing on how this understanding was incarnated in his pastoral-educational initiatives with adults. In particular, it highlights some aspects of the pedagogy he used in these projects, showing how these pedagogical techniques were part and parcel…
Descriptors: Catholics, Adult Educators, Teaching Methods, Theological Education
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Seferta, Joseph – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
There was a brief period in the long history of the suffering church in Iraq when it received a tremendous support that it could only dream about. That was between 1932 and 1969 when it was enriched by the presence of American Jesuits who gave the church much of the educational, moral and pastoral backing that it needed. In this article we shall…
Descriptors: Catholics, Religious Education, Churches, Moral Values
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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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