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Teaching the Good, the True & the Beautiful

In this week’s episode, we hear from Dr. Paul Morrissey, President of Campion College in Sydney, about focusing education on teaching the Good, the True and the Beautiful. In this awesome conversation, Dr. Paul explains how he discerned his vocation as well as how he prioritises his faith in his profession.

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A notepad can save a teacher’s life

“Let me be honest, these strategies around time and personal effectiveness management have a lot of relevance for me right now. So, if it helps, consider me your own personal lab rat…or maybe guinea pig…much nicer!”

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TIRED, STRESSED, EXHAUSTED? Personal Effectiveness For Teachers

I survived my first year of teaching by eating sausage rolls stuffed inside hot dog buns. Up at 5.00 a.m. to prepare lessons, I stumbled through the mornings, hungry and heavily caffeinated, before fleeing to the school canteen in my first period off, sometimes as late as 2pm to attack a super-sized sausage roll crammed inside a white hot dog bun which moments later I drowned in tomato sauce.

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The Problem with Teaching

Last year, in New South Wales alone teachers made more than 500 mental stress claims. Taking into account the rest of the country the final figure is no doubt quite significant.

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Going Deeper is a weekly online staff formation formation program in Catholic identity and Catholic teaching on education. It inspires, educates and challenges every Catholic teacher to deepen in their personal faith and knowledge of Catholic teaching so they can fulfil their noble vocation within the great mission of Catholic education.