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Zinga, Dawn – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2008
Denominational rights in education have a long and controversial history within Canada. Ontario has struggled with denomination rights and continues to face the challenges posed by accommodating denominational rights. This paper examines those challenges and considers the future of denominational rights in Ontario, in light of John Tory's 2007…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Education, Role of Religion, Educational Finance
Hiemstra, John L.; Brink, Robert A. – Canadian Journal of Education, 2006
Four typical arrangements for relating faith to schooling were developed in Canada during the nineteenth century. All resulted from compromises between the assimilating traditions of Christian Constantinianism and Enlightenment liberalism. These arrangements only reluctantly accommodate the religious diversity within society. Although scholars…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Choice, Public Schools, Religion
Brennan, Terri-Lynn Kay – Canadian Journal of Education, 2011
Ontario Roman Catholic communities have established and maintained their own schools for over 200 years. Yet, their struggle for survival has not come without many challenges, setbacks, and criticisms. With the achievement of open-access at the secondary level and equal funding across the system, many question the legitimacy and worthiness of…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
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Rymarz, Richard – Religious Education, 2011
A key concept in contemporary Catholic educational discourse makes a distinction between religious education and catechesis. This distinction is based on the assumptions of faith commitment on the part of catechesis and the focus on cognitive outcomes on the part of religious education. Many official documents on Canadian Catholic school…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Foreign Countries, Religious Education
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Donlevy, J. Kent – Religious Education, 2007
This article deals with the impact on Catholic teachers resulting from the inclusion of non-Catholic students in Catholic schools. Deriving findings from focus groups of Catholic teachers drawn from four urban Western Canadian Catholic high schools, this article proffers that although inclusion heightens Catholic teachers' uncertainty regarding…
Descriptors: Catholic Educators, Catholic Schools, High Schools, Focus Groups
Goldman, Jay P. – School Administrator, 2004
On the surface, Michael Moher's major challenges as a superintendent do not seem so foreign from any other leader who is responsible for the education of 28,000 students. He has been grappling in recent years with budget shortfalls, school closings, a couple of dissident board members and even a week-long teacher's strike. Moher runs a Catholic…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Catholic Schools, Catholics, School District Reorganization
Laplante, Richard L. – 1985
An evolving vocabulary has introduced new words and new meanings for old words into the vocabulary of Alberta's Catholic Schools. The following thirty words and phrases considered to be prime examples are discussed: blueprints, Catholic school, Christian, Christian morality, Christian values, church teachings, difference, ecumenism, faith…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Definitions, Dictionaries, Elementary Secondary Education