Module 1 - Building good schools (Topic 1 Schools and Choices in Australia…
Module 1 - Building good schools
Topic 1 Schools and Choices in Australia
History of Education in Australia. Swan River Coloney
English Gentry - wealthy - Education was paid for
Irish - servants Could not afford to pay for school so they did not go to school
Private or Public - choices of parents
2/3 of children attend government schools and the other 1/3 is shared more or less equally between Independent and Catholic schools
Government - Public
Schooling Resource Standard
Shortfall of 10% - parents pay balance through fees
Topic 2 Are Schools Effective
Aims of Catholic Schools
Adapt the changing circumstances and changing times
Parents, Staff & Students - Building Relationships
Effectiveness of Catholic Schools
Marcellin Flynn - Literature
- This approach emphasises the interaction between
teacher, curriculum and learner.
- the development of the whole person, the learner, bringing together the ‘inner world’ of the student and the ‘outer world’ of the curriculum
The Whole Person
4 Dimensional Body, Mind, Heart & Spirit
spiritually, physically, morally and emotionally;
Topic 3 The Culture of Catholic Schools
Culture In short, culture is ... the way we do things and Why
Culture defines how people are to act most of the time
Culture enables people to feel better about what they do.
CORE BELIEFS & VALUES
Vison of Human Person. Vision of Education. Faith in Jesus Christ - Gospel Values.
The Catholic Church- its mission.
Catholic Traditions and values
Religious Symbols. Sacrements.
Liturgy and Prayer. Routines in the classroom.
Stories - founding. Curriculum Formal and Informal.
Process for Religious Development.
Heroes and Heroines
Topic 4 Building a
Christianity and the Catholic Church
Christianity - different beliefs breakdown - numbers globally
The structure of the church - Diocese Bishop Parish
Catholic Education in Western Australia - Perth
Mandate of the Bishops
Vision for Catholic Schools
Accreditation to teach - Steps you need to do to teach RE in a Catholic School
3 Teritary approved units - prior to teaching
Faith Story Witness - 6 hours
Ongoing renewal - every five years