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D'Orsa, Therese – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
This article provides a summary account of the book, "A Mission to the Heart of Young People: Catholic Curriculum", published in Australia in 2012. To preserve the true mission and religious integrity of Catholic schools in the face of secularism and "national economic requirements", it is argued that Catholic schools must…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Curriculum Development, Institutional Mission, Core Curriculum
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Grace, Gerald – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
International research shows that the curricula of Catholic secondary schools are increasingly becoming dominated by the pressures of conforming to the requirements of nation states. These requirements are generally expressed in economic and utilitarian terms and evaluated by criteria of measurable outputs. As a result of these pressures, Catholic…
Descriptors: Secondary School Curriculum, Educational Change, Catholic Schools, Religious Education
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Jamison, Christopher – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
Over recent decades, much has been achieved in developing Catholic school religious programmes, chaplaincy and community life but the ordinary curriculum now needs to be the focus of the school's Catholic ethos. The International Baccalaureate shows the structure by which an educational vision can explicitly inform a school's core curriculum.…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Core Curriculum, Institutional Mission, Curriculum Development
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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
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Cooper, Bruce S.; Sureau, John – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
Catholic schools in the United States have been in a serious state of decline, with the closing of a rising number of Catholic elementary and secondary schools, a major drop in student enrolments, and a real shortage of clergy and religious brothers and sisters to work in these schools. The purpose of this research article is to analyse how this…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, High School Seniors, Religious Education, Catholics
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Klaiber, Jeffrey – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
Fe y Alegría (Faith and Joy) refers to the network of schools for the poor run by the Jesuits in Latin America and the Caribbean. Founded originally in 1955 in Venezuela by Father José María Vélaz, by 2010 Fe y Alegría had spread to 17 countries in Latin America and now operates one in Chad. The Fe y Alegría schools are essentially convenant…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Churches, Government School Relationship, Educational Finance
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Lukács, László – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
The article describes the fate of Catholic schools in Hungary in the past 60 years in the context of the political changes in the country. In order to understand the present situation, first we should look at the situation under the communist regime (1948-1990) when almost all church schools were dissolved; then describe the period of transition…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Catholic Schools, Christianity, Religious Education
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Miller, Helena – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
This article is an attempt to highlight some main themes in the "International Handbook of Jewish Education", which may resonate with themes that are pre-occupying Catholic educators, and which may help Catholic educators understand some of the pressing issues and concerns of Jewish educators and Jewish education. Its intention is to…
Descriptors: Guides, Jews, Judaism, Catholics
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Torevell, David – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2013
Catholic educationalists frequently have to wrestle institutionally and personally with the dilemmas posed by competing theological positions expressed by the magisterium and professional theologians. Many are left bewildered about what to teach and communicate on important matters. This article deals with the characteristic emphases expressed by…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Philosophy, Catholic Educators, Problems
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