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Hallman, Heidi – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2022
The question: 'Education: Commodity or Public Good?' (Grace, G. 1989. "Education: Commodity or Public Good?" "British Journal of Educational Studies" 37 (3): 207-221. doi:10.1080/00071005.1989.9973812) is more prescient than ever, and this paper probes the ways in which Catholic school teachers experience market-oriented…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholic Educators, Educational Change, Neoliberalism
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Muderedzwa, Meshack – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2022
Catholic education exists to attempt to transform people so that they become more responsible in their private and public life and as such the Church strives to build an education programme that enriches humanity through upholding Christian values. The investigation used in the study was based on the perceptions of school leaders and other…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Institutional Mission, Moral Values, Student Behavior
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Vide, Vicente; Wroblewski, David – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2022
There is clear evidence of increasing secularisation across Europe; nevertheless, the authority of the Christian tradition persists. This study focuses on the case of Spain, a well-founded Catholic origin country, which, in just a few decades has become from being one of the most religious to one of the least among Catholics. This investigation…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Religious Education, Religious Factors, Spiritual Development
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Barlas, Asma – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2022
This article examines the contours of the colonialist/Eurocentric education its author received in Catholic Convents in Pakistan and traces the genealogy of some common stereotypes of Islam/Muslims, the Prophet Muhammad, and the Qur'an such an education propagates. This exercise is meant to help Catholic and Muslim educators confront these…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, Religion, Muslims, Catholics
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Fincham, David – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2022
Headteachers of Catholic schools in England in the early twenty-first century are facing unprecedented challenges in exercising their role. In addition to concerns about funding and recruitment, leaders in Catholic schools are subject to challenges about Catholic identity and integrity, which are tested by pressures such as social media that have…
Descriptors: Principals, Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Barriers
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Wodon, Quentin; Tsimpo, Clarence – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
National student assessments from Uganda suggest low levels of proficiency for students in primary and secondary schools. This is confirmed by data for primary schools from the 2013 Service Delivery Indicators survey. The data are used in this article to conduct an assessment of factors affecting student performance. A unique feature of the data…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Private Schools, Elementary Education
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Nkengne, Patrick; Pieume, Olivier; Tsimpo, Clarence; Ezeugwu, Gilbert; Wodon, Quentin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
Teachers who are satisfied with their job are more likely to teach well, which in turn should enable their students to better learn while in school. Sub-Saharan Africa is currently experiencing a learning crisis, with close to nine out of ten children not able to read and understand a simple text at age 10. This affects all types of schools and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics
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Scheunpflug, Annette; Wenz, Mark; Rubindamayugi, Mimii Brown; Lutswamba, Jean Kasereka; Njobati, Frederick; Nyiramana, Christine; Mutabazi, Samuel; Njoya, Claude Ernest; Raharijaona, Onja; Wodon, Quentin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
This article provides a comparative analysis of Christian faith-based schooling in five African countries, including data on the proportions of faith-based schools, financing models, and forms of organization vis-à-vis the state. The case studies represent different forms and models. In all of the countries, at least one in six schools is run by a…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Schools, Government School Relationship, Cross Cultural Studies
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Katumba, Godfrey – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
Religious education, like all learning, can take place in informal, nonformal, and formal settings. In Uganda, the Education Bill 2007 triggered discussions about religious education and control over schools by founding religious bodies. In this context, the role played by the Mugigi course to supplement the religious education imparted in schools…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Religious Organizations, Supplementary Education
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Baker, Anne; MacKenzie, Cullen; McCormick, John – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
South African democracy was born in 1994 after years of oppression and dehumanisation. Through the implementation of Child Safeguarding Policies from 2012, deep unhappiness in schools was uncovered and the use of corporal punishment which was abolished in 1996 became apparent. Teachers were adamant that corporal punishment was the only means of…
Descriptors: Peace, Case Studies, Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries
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Male, Chata; Nayihouba, Ada; Wodon, Quentin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
The term Koranic school is often used to describe schools that are not part of the formal education system and typically place a strong emphasis on memorising the Koran in Arabic, as well as on knowledge of Islamic religious education and practice. Using data from Niger as a case study, this paper provides data on trends in the share of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Islam, Religious Schools, Literacy
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Elmallakh, Nelly; Wodon, Quentin – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has renewed concerns about how shocks may affect religious and other private schools in low-income countries, especially when they do not benefit from state support. By reducing parental incomes, shocks -- not only epidemics but also natural disasters and conflicts, reduce overall enrollment in school. But they may also lead…
Descriptors: Religious Schools, Enrollment, Foreign Countries, School Choice
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Gómez-Sevilla, Hugo; Flórez, Huber – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
This article aims to share the transformative experience of several schools of the Society of Jesus in Colombia. Starting with the Colegio San Ignacio de Loyola in the city of Medellin and articulated with the experiences of three other schools in different regions (Colegio San Luis Gonzaga in Manizales, Colegio Berchmans in Cali, and Colegio San…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries, Transformative Learning, Networks
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Cuautle Quechol, Saul – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
The COVID-19 global post-pandemic and what it symbolises for current generations question us in what we should do to reverse its harmful effects in different parts of the world. This essay aims to assess the actions pursued and necessary to be pursued, by the Catholic Church in the promotion of the educational community during the times of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Catholic Schools
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Galioto, Carmelo; Marini, Guillermo – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2021
This paper discusses the integration of faith, culture and life in Catholic schools, offering keys to understanding and pedagogical orientations. First, based on magisterial documents, the text identifies three features that characterise this integration: a comprehensive understanding of knowledge, a testimony offered through the lives of…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Beliefs, Culture, Integrated Activities
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