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The Contemporary Catholic School

Author : Terence McLaughlin
ISBN : 9781135792060
Genre : Education
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First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Schools And Community

Author : James Arthur
ISBN : 0750709553
Genre : Education
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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.

Catholic School Leadership

Author : Anthony J. Dosen
ISBN : 9781681232737
Genre : Education
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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.

Catholic School Leadership

Author : Thomas Hunt
ISBN : 9781135708344
Genre : Education
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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.

From Ideal To Action

Author : John Patrick Matthew Feheney
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021303313
Genre : Catholic schools
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Catholic Identity

Author : Michele Dillon
ISBN : 052163959X
Genre : Religion
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Michele Dillon investigates why pro-change Catholics continue to remain actively involved with the Church.

Fifty Years On

Author : Andrew B. Morris
ISBN : 1898366926
Genre : Catholic schools
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Power And Peril

Author : Michael W. Higgins
ISBN : 0002557452
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A Study To Examine Catholic Cultural Identity

Author : Michael G. Marshall
ISBN : MSU:31293023147147
Genre : Catholic elementary schools
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The Journal Of Education

Author : Thomas Williams Bicknell
ISBN : UOM:39015040271713
Genre : Education
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