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

National Religious Education Tests

January 23, 2015 – Given that trouble had been taken in 2013 to consult widely and to adapt the test to meet the raised concerns, the level of participation was disappointing.

Read more...

Professional Society of Religious Educators

Professional Society of Religious Educators

January 23, 2015 – The Professional Society was launched in 2008 at the first National Religious Education Conference Gathering at the Well in Durban.

Read more...

Draft National Core Curriculum for Religious Education

January 23, 2015 – Two main factors have led to the necessity of developing a core curriculum for Religious Education in South African Catholic schools.

Read more...

Rearabilwe Mmati and his proud mother, Alice

Rearabilwe Mmati and his proud mother, Alice

January 16, 2015

Read more...
Visit our news section

Donate

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.

Read more...
Twitter

Follow us on Twitter

Twitter

Join us on Facebook