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Catholic Education Magazine, April 2017

Catholic Education Magazine, April 2017

April 03, 2017 – We have decided to make Catholic Education more practical and ‘hands on’. Starting with this edition, we’ll be including ideas for putting ethos into practice, suggestions for inter-religious dialogue, activities for exploring environmental issues and resources for using in the classroom. Be sure to make lots of copies for yourself and other staff members. Catholic Education be emailed straight to your inbox. Just drop me a line at kelsay@cie.org.za and I’ll be sure to email you a copy. You may then send it on to all your staff and teachers at other schools!

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Catholic Education Magazine, November 2016

Catholic Education Magazine, November 2016

November 28, 2016 – During the #feesmustfall campaign, I couldn’t help but think about the urgency for funding primary and secondary education, rather, or in addition to, tertiary education.
Learners will not be able to access tertiary education if their basic education is inadequate, even if they have the funding. In my opinion, a significant voice is not being heard in this debate: access to good, quality basic education is imperative before considering options for tertiary education. Also, we are suffering a skills shortage in South Africa and should perhaps be encouraging our learners to register for practical skills courses, rather than theoretical university degrees.

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Catholic Education Magazine, May 2016

Catholic Education Magazine, May 2016

May 04, 2016 – The Catholic Church encourages us to learn about other faiths and religions in order to enrich our understanding of one another. 
Fr Michael Austin SJ has written a thought provoking article on the Year of Mercy.
Fiona Wallace has some great tips for schools on whether or not to set up IT infrastructure.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England has some great suggestions on how schools can easily manage the scourge of litter.

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Catholic Education Magazine, September 2015

Catholic Education Magazine, September 2015

September 21, 2015 – Grant Tungay SJ shares some insights on Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si
Get to know South Africa’s martyr - Benedict Daswa
Fr Bruce Botha SJ proposes how schools ought to move towards a holistic and comprehensive sex education programme for adolescents and young adults
The CIE Thabiso Skills Institute looks at the challenges facing learners currently enrolled in skills programmes
Nathan Johnstone relates school budgets to cash needs
Fr Russell Pollitt SJ discusses how technology should be used with integrity
Evona Rebelo shares her experience of visiting Robben Island as a pilgrim
Reduce, reuse, recycle: What does it mean?

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Catholic Education Magazine, July 2015

Catholic Education Magazine, July 2015

July 17, 2015 – Fr David Holcroft writes about the recent xenophobia outbreaks in South Africa and how schools can play a role in preventing this from happening
Mduduzi Qwabe shares experience of working in rural schools and the hurdles that government needs to overcome to get rural schooling right
Noemi Payal shares observations about today’s children that will have you nodding your head in agreement

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Catholic Education Magazine, May 2015

Catholic Education Magazine, May 2015

April 22, 2015 – 2014 Catholic Matric Results
Enjoy reading about Kope Malatsi’s experience of leadership of a Catholic school
Anne Oberholzer writes about Maths and Maths Literacy
Evolution vs Creationism: What’s the answer?
Discover ways of being environmentally conscious at school

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Catholic Education Magazine, November 2014

Catholic Education Magazine, November 2014

February 11, 2015 – A group of high school learners from St Martin De Porres High School in Soweto assisted Bishops to create a social media presence

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Catholic Education Magazine, July 2014

Catholic Education Magazine, July 2014

August 01, 2014 – Albie Sachs Judge Emeritus delivered the Annual Bishop Brenninkmeijer Memorial Lecture

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