Welcome

Welcome to the website for the Catholic Institute of Education (CIE).

We hope that you will be able to find any information that you require on Catholic education in South Africa today. If not, contact us and we will assist you with your query.

To learn more about who we are, click here.

Find out more about our schools by clicking here.

To view vacancies at our schools, click here

Click here to view our strategic focuses.

To make a difference, or to get involved, click here.

Catholic ethos and identity

The CIE supports schools to live out their identity and tradition as Catholic schools. We offer Religious Education workshops and materials for Religious Education teachers. Read more
Catholic ethos and identity

Safety, health and wellbeing

CIE supports the national Health Screening Program. Other programmes promoted by the institute include the Child Safeguarding Program, Peer Education training and the Building Peace in Catholic Schools Program. Read more
Safety, health and wellbeing

Governance and Leadership Development

CIE works with clusters of schools to train SGBs in their roles and responsibilities and to offer support and coaching to principals. Read more
Governance and Leadership Development

Teaching and learning

Teacher development workshops take place where funding is available, for example Foundation Phase Literacy. Read more
Teaching and learning

Advocacy and policy

The CIE engages with departments of education at all levels on matters affecting schooling. We keep schools informed on policy developments affecting them. Read more
Advocacy and policy

Support for skills centres

The CIE Thabiso Skills Institute supports faith-based skills development centres. These provide much needed practical skills training to youth and the unemployed. Read more
Support for skills centres

Child Safeguarding Policy

Child Safeguarding Policy

Don’t let people harm you at school - Talk to an adult you can trust.
Email safechild@cie.org.za, call Childline on 0800 055 555, or sms 43826

Find out more and download resources for the Child Safeguarding campaign

News

CIE Annual Report 2013

CIE Annual Report 2013

December 09, 2014 – The CIE’s Annual Report for 2013 is now available.

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Grade 6 and Grade 9 National Religious Education Tests 2014

December 05, 2014 – You can download the tests and memoranda by clicking on the links below.

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CIE supports poor Catholic schools in South Africa who have many desperate needs. We strive to give every child in our schools the education they deserve.

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