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This collection of essays by American and British authors discusses how the methods and issues of Catholic schooling are becoming of increasing interest to non-Catholic schools - due to the Catholic method of schooling being perceived as ...

Author: Brother Terence McLaughlin

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 0750704713

Category: Education

Page: 330

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This collection of essays by American and British authors discusses how the methods and issues of Catholic schooling are becoming of increasing interest to non-Catholic schools - due to the Catholic method of schooling being perceived as more humane.

Groome, T. H. (1996) 'What makes a school Catholic?', in T. H. McLaughlin, J. O'Keefe and B. O'Keeffe (eds) The Contemporary Catholic School: Context, Identity and Diversity. Falmer Press: London. Guttman, A. (1987) Democratic Education ...

Author: Dr James Arthur

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135700515

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Communitarianism, as a movement, is clearly a dominant theme within New Labour's educational policy. How does this affect education and the life and work of schools? Research has shown that there is a correlation between academic achievement and the strength of community life and awareness within a school. The aim of this book, therefore, is to introduce communitarian thought to classroom teachers and to those working in education. The book contextualizes the current debates within education around the many topical ideas being developed by communitarian thinkers, including: character building; the role of parents; the community and the individual; values education and citizenship; community education; and standards and ethos in schools. Throughout, the book makes specific reference to the practical implications for both primary and secondary schools as well as for further education colleges. This is a timely book that should be of interest to all those working in schools and with children and young people. It aims to be a guide to this important and highly influential movement that is shaping our educational future.
2002-11 By Dr James Arthur

What makes a school Catholic? In T. McLaughlin, J. O'Keefe, & B. O'Keeffe (Eds.), The contemporary Catholic school: Context, identity and diversity (pp. 107–125). London, England: Falmer Press. McLaughlin, T. (1996).

Author: Anthony J. Dosen

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781681232737

Category: Education

Page: 213

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The administration of Pre K – 12 Catholic schools becomes more challenging each year. Catholic school leaders not only have the daunting task of leading a successful learning organization, but also to serve as the school community’s spiritual leader and the vigilant steward who keeps the budget balanced, the building clean, and maintaining a healthy enrollment in the school. Each of these tasks can be a full time job, yet the Catholic school principal takes on these tasks day after day, year after year, so that teachers may teach as Jesus did. The goal of this book is to provide both beginning and seasoned Catholic school leaders with some insights that might help them to meet these challenges with a sense of confidence. The words in this text provide research?based approaches for dealing with issues of practice, especially those tasks that are not ordinarily taught in educational leadership programs. This text helps to make sense of the pastoral side of Catholic education, in terms of structures, mission, identity, curriculum, and relationships with the principal’s varied constituencies. It also provides some insights into enrollment management issues, finances and development, and the day in day out care of the organization and its home, the school building. As a Catholic school leader, each must remember that the Catholic school is not just another educational option. The Catholic school has a rich history and an important mission. Historically, education of the young goes back to the monastic and cathedral schools of the Middle Ages. In the United States, Catholic schools developed as a response to anti?Catholic bias that was rampant during the nineteenth century. Catholic schools developed to move their immigrant and first generation American youth from the Catholic ghetto to successful careers and lives in the American mainstream. However, most importantly, Catholic schools have brought Christ to generations of youngsters. It remains the continuing call of the Catholic school to be a center of Evangelization—a place where Gospel values live in the lives of faculty, students and parents. This text attempts to integrate the unique challenges of the instructional leader of the institution with the historical and theological underpinnings of contemporary Catholic education.
2016-01-01 By Anthony J. Dosen

Haldane, J. (1996). Catholic Education and Catholic Identity. In T. H. McLaughlin, J. O'Keefe, & B. O'Keeffe (Eds.), The contemporary Catholic school: Context, identity and diversity (pp. 126–136). London: Falmer. Hanewald, R. (2013).

Author: Jim Gleeson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000022889

Category: Education

Page: 334

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Faith-based Identity and Curriculum in Catholic Schools examines the relationship between faith-based education and whole curriculum at a time when neoliberal ideologies and market values are having a disproportionate influence on national education policies. Topics addressed include: current challenges and dilemmas faced by Catholic Education leadership; Catholic social teaching and its implications for whole curriculum; the opinions of teachers in Queensland Catholic schools regarding faith-based school identity with particular reference to whole curriculum; an associated comparison of these opinions teachers with those of their USA peers; school identity and Catholic social teaching in Ontario Catholic schools; an action research approach to the integration of Catholic social teaching in Queensland Catholic schools; longitudinal study of the views of pre-service teachers at a Catholic university regarding the purposes and characteristics of Catholic schools. Bringing together professionals and academics from across the world, Faith-based Identity and Curriculum in Catholic Schools will inspire Catholic and other faith-based educators to appreciate the importance and potential of the integration of faith-based perspectives such as countercultural Catholic social teaching across the school curriculum in an educationally appropriate manner.
2019-12-13 By Jim Gleeson

Lessons from Catholic high schools on renewing our educational institutions. In T. McLaughlin, J. O'Keefe, & B. O'Keeffe (Eds.), The Contemporary Catholic School: Context, Identity, and Diversity (pp. 25–41). London: Falmer Press.

Author: Gerald Grace

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402057762

Category: Education

Page: 906

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Knowledge of Catholic educational scholarship and research has been largely confined to specific national settings. Now is the time to bring together this scholarship. This is the first international handbook on Catholic educational scholarship and research. The unifying theme of the Handbook is ‘Catholic Education: challenges and responses’ in a number of international settings. In addition to analyzing the largest faith-based educational system worldwide, the book also critically examines contemporary issues such as church-state relations and the impact of secularization and globalization.
2007-12-07 By Gerald Grace

Context, Identity And Diversity Terence McLaughlin, Joseph O'Keefe. or even comprehensive schools were required to compete with local county or Church of England grammar schools, then their intake would often be skewed towards the lower ...

Author: Terence McLaughlin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135792060

Category: Education

Page: 328

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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
2003-10-04 By Terence McLaughlin

contemporary Catholic school: Context, identity, and diversity (pp. 25–41). Washington, DC: The Falmer Press. Bryk, A. S., Lee, V. E., & Holland, P. B. (1993). Catholic schools and the common good. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

Author: Patricia A. Bauch

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781623964412

Category: Religion

Page: 405

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This book is a study of the contributions of Catholic K-12 schools in the United States to the public interest from the 1800’s to the present. It presents seven strategies that have the possibility of leading Catholic schools in positive, new directions. Outsiders often misunderstand the mission, purpose, and inclusivity of Catholic schools. This book brings a new focus on Catholic schools from the perspective of their service to this country through the education of Catholics and non-Catholics. In 16 chapters, a variety of scholars examine these schools across three periods: echoes of the past, realities of the present, and future directions. The intention of the editor and authors of this volume is that Catholic schools and those interested in conducting Catholic school research will find guidance, especially in examining newer types of partnerships flourishing in different types of Catholic schools in different regions of the country and types of schools from rural, suburban to city and inner-city schools. By increasing the data we have, such studies could help stem the tide of Catholic school demise. In addition, Catholic school leaders, and parents who chose them or are thinking about choosing them, will find here a balanced description of what constitutes a Catholic school and how they are different from public schools. In understanding better the role and function of Catholic schools in serving the public interest, new ideas, innovations, and improvements can help these schools survive and grow.
2014-03-01 By Patricia A. Bauch

... identity of Catholic schools and the contemporary scene of Catholic schools, are addressed by our esteemed colleagues in Catholic education in The Contemporary Catholic School: Context, Identity and Diversity (Falmer Press, 1996).

Author: Thomas Hunt

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135708351

Category: Education

Page: 300

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Catholic School Leadership addresses many of the challenges facing those who prepare faith leaders and education leaders for the Catholic schools of the future. The well-known editors and contributors to this volume have written about their personal experiences with Catholic schools; the educational foundations of Catholic schools; teacher preparation and development; Catholic school leadership; dealing with parents and families; and the challenges of technology for Catholic schools. The contributions emphasize the perspectives of both scholars and practitioners within Catholic education and will interest anyone who has experienced time in a Catholic school either as a student, teacher or administrator, as well as those interested in what is happening within Catholic schools today.
2005-07-27 By Thomas Hunt

McLaughlin, T. (1996) The distinctiveness of Catholic education. In T.. McLaughlin, J.. O'Keefe and B.. O'Keeffe (Eds) The Contemporary Catholic School: Context, Identity and Diversity (London, Falmer Press). Miller, H. (2001) Meeting ...

Author: Gerald Grace

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317563419

Category: Education

Page: 308

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In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key article, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able to follow the themes and strands and see how their work contributes to the development of the field. Gerald Grace is renowned internationally for his research and teaching in the areas of Catholic education, spirituality, leadership and effectiveness in faith schooling, and educational policy. In Faith, Mission and Challenge in Catholic Education, Gerald Grace brings together 15 of his key writings in one place. Starting with a specially written Introduction, which gives an overview of his career and contextualises his selection within the development of the field, the chapters cover: - the interactions of faith, mission and spirituality in the development of Catholic education - how to replace ideology, polemic and prejudice in discussions about faith-based schooling with evidence-based argument - understanding the distinctive nature of concepts such as ‘leadership’ and ‘effectiveness’ in faith-based education - using ‘mission integrity’ as a key concept for the evaluation of contemporary Catholic schooling - examining the interactions of Catholic values, Catholic curriculum and educational policy developments. This book not only shows how Gerald Grace’s thinking developed during his career, it also gives an insight into the development of the fields to which he contributed.
2015-09-25 By Gerald Grace

(2006), 'The faith-based schools debate: Challenging assumptions and stereotypes'. ... In McLaughlin, T. H., O'Keefe, J. M. and O'Keefe, B. (eds), The Contemporary Catholic School: Context, Identity and Diversity. London: Falmer Press.

Author: Sean Whittle

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472581396

Category: Education

Page: 256

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Presenting a robust and philosophically based account of education from the Catholic point of view, Sean Whittle engages with important debates and questions concerning the nature and purpose of Catholic education and schooling. The book opens with a review of the criticisms that have emerged about the prevalence of Catholic schools within the state system and, indeed, about the very notion of there being such a thing as 'Catholic education'. The author then goes on to survey official Church teaching on education and the work of key Catholic thinkers, Newman and Maritain, before moving on to discuss the writings of Karl Rahner, a leading twentieth century theologian. A Theory of Catholic Education argues that Rahner's approach, with his focus on the place of mystery in human experience, provides a way forward. Ultimately, Whittle demonstrates how Catholic theology can offer a unique and much needed theory of education.
2014-11-20 By Sean Whittle