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Catholic Education Seminar With Jonathan Doyle

Catholic Education Seminar

In the download below from a very recent Catholic education seminar,  I explore some of the big themes in Catholic education with a live audience of over 100 Catholic teachers.

We explore what it means to be an authentic Catholic school and the importance of a deep understanding of vocation and mission.

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Catholic Education and the latest teaching fads

Primary school teaching ‘devalues knowledge’, academic warns

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PRIMARY schooling is based on “folklore, dogma, ritual and untested assumptions”, in the view of leading education academic Stephen Dinham, who describes the curriculum as devaluing knowledge in favour of acquiring skills and values.

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A Crossroads in Catholic Education

Australian Catholic education has undergone significant change over the past forty years. While the various transitions have been relatively smooth, substantial and daring challenges remain.

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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.