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

This policy shows our schools what they must do to keep their children safe.

Find out more and download resources for the Child Safeguarding Campaign

 

Latest updates

International Events

August 21, 2015 – Schools should take note of two important international events taking place in October this year.

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Rural Education. The Challenges Persist.

Rural Education. The Challenges Persist.

July 30, 2015 – Mduduzi Qwabe explores the challenges of rural education in South Africa.

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Welcome to Africa. Xenophobia and what we can do about it.

Welcome to Africa. Xenophobia and what we can do about it.

July 30, 2015 – Fr David Holcroft SJ wrote a thought provoking article for Catholic Education Magazine on the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.  He makes suggestions on how Catholic schools can assist in preventing these attacks from happening again.

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Owners Newsletter July 2015

Owners Newsletter July 2015

July 27, 2015 – A newsletter is sent to owners of Catholic schools in South Africa keeping them up to date on school related issues

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Events

A Way to Peace: Teaching Meditation to Children

A Way to Peace: Teaching Meditation to Children A Way to Peace: Teaching Meditation to Children

July 20, 2015 – MEDITATION SEMINARS: 21 September – 1 October 2015

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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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