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

Creating futures

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Creating futures

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

Latest updates

National RE Tests 2017

November 13, 2017 – You can download memorandums for the National Grade 6 and Grade 9 RE Tests here.

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Calendar of Religious Festivals 2018

November 10, 2017 – For a calendar of the major religious festivals for 2018 you can go to our RE Curriculum page.

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Developing New Skills for Youth in South Africa

August 03, 2017 – The CIE Thabiso Skills Institute is one of the partners in the New Skills for Youth (NSFY) programme, a J.P. Morgan initiative aimed at enabling young people to obtain the education and training they need to be career-ready. The NSFY programme was launched in Ennerdale, Johannesburg at one of the participating skills centres. The CIE Thabiso Skills Institute will be using the funds over three years to transform skills training for disadvantaged youth in Baking, Merchandising and End-user Computing.

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Religious Education Curriculum for South African Catholic Schools

May 26, 2017 – Fostering Hope, the policy for Religious Education in South African Catholic schools, calls for the adoption of a nationally agreed curriculum for this subject.

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Campaigns

Building Peaceful Catholic Schools: Gender Focus Materials

Building Peaceful Catholic Schools: Gender Focus Materials

September 21, 2016 – CIE invites staff in Catholic Schools to participate in conversation circles to explore gender. These materials have been developed as part of a gender focus in the Building Peaceful Catholic Schools’ Programme for 2016. They are also on offer to the wider Catholic schools’ network – and to any others who would like to work with them.

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Fast-track your B-BBEE with CIE

Fast-track your B-BBEE with CIE

April 15, 2016 – The Catholic Institute of Education is a vehicle through which your company may efficiently and effectively drive its B-BBEE compliance.

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Child Safeguarding Policy

Child Safeguarding Policy

February 10, 2016 – CaSPA is committed to making sure that the welfare and rights of children are promoted and protected, and that children are not harmed, exploited or abused.

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Anti-bullying Campaign

Anti-bullying Campaign

February 10, 2016 – LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER.  KEEP EACH OTHER SAFE.

Download resources for schools e.g. poster, assemblies, YouTube clip

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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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