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Is Education as We Know it On its Way Out?

Is Education as We Know it On its Way Out? | Catholic boarding schools | Scoop.it
Unless you're an educator, you probably haven't heard predictions by thought leaders that the traditional school system is on its way out. More surprisingly, these predictions are being borne out by experiments where new learning models are being tri...

 

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Perhaps School as we know is on the way out, but education and School are not interchangeable words although they are used that way frequently. Actually, School as we know it should have been on the way out a long time ago. With the current reformers who propose change that does not change the structure, it is not happening soon.

 

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The Catholic School: a sign of contradiction - Faith Movement

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Ferdi McDermott FAITH Magazine September - October 2007The Second Vatican Council (in the Constitution Gravissmum Educationis, 28th October, 1965) taught that Catholic education
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Catholic schools are often the main experience of the Church's mission for ordinary people.

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Catholic schools force students to study religion despite court order

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School board officials say court decision allowing exemptions only applies to students whose parents are public-school supporters (RT @KatieHammer: Catholic schools force students to study religion despite court order #onted
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Well, the students who did not want to study religion should never have chosen a Catholic school. Religious Education and attendance at school prayers and Masses is obligatory for pupils at Chavagnes International College (www.chavagnes.org). But then, so are History, Mathematics and Sport ...

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Catholic schools win WNY baseball showcase - Niagara Gazette

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Catholic schools win WNY baseball showcase Niagara Gazette Niagara Gazette — For the third straight year, the top returning baseball players representing Western New York's five high school sports leagues met Saturday in the WNY Showcase at the...
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Future of Catholic Schools

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Rachel Moreno of Notre Dame writes that there is reason for hope, not despair. (Future of Catholic Schools http://t.co/gzxqBwhZ6F)
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Walker says he'll demand results from private school vouchers - Green Bay Press Gazette

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Walker says he'll demand results from private school vouchers
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Gov. Walker on measuring success of school voucher...: July 1, 2013: Gov.
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Nsukka, Nigeria Catholic Schools: Join this action to get our schools ...

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In August 2006, the recently established Catholic Diocese of Nsukka, Nigeria dreamed of Catholic Schools to effectively educate students from nursery through high school. This parthership followed based on the professional ...
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Recognition of Qualifications to Teach Catholic Religious Education | Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference

Recognition of Qualifications to Teach Catholic Religious Education | Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference | Catholic boarding schools | Scoop.it
The Certificate programmes in Catholic Religious Education and Religious Studies provided by a number of Centres inIreland(North and South) and recognised by the Episcopal Conference (Section C), offer pre-service and qualified teachers...
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The Catholic Weekly - Sydney

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Police praise super 'sleuths': St Mel's Campsie & Holy Spirit College Lakemba students in the news http://t.co/ZBb8nAgR #Catholic #Education...
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Reading with parents 'improves children's exams results' - Telegraph

Reading with parents 'improves children's exams results' - Telegraph | Catholic boarding schools | Scoop.it
Parents can improve their children’s academic performance by the equivalent of
up to six months’ schooling by reading together, singing songs and even
sharing family meals, according to international research.
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High schools offers money for grades - WAVY-TV

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The Virginian-PilotHigh schools offers money for gradesWAVY-TV(WAVY) - A new incentive in Virginia Beach rewards students and teachers with cash for good grades on advanced placement exams.
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Andrew, L-Way East, Marian Catholic reach national band championships - Chicago Sun-Times

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Andrew, L-Way East, Marian Catholic reach national band championshipsChicago Sun-TimesMarian Catholic High School's marching band will perform its show, "The Passion Tree," at the national championships Saturday in Indianapolis.
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An Uncertain Future for Catholic Schools - WNEP-TV

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An Uncertain Future for Catholic SchoolsWNEP-TVA group of parents, teachers and staffers of Notre Dame school system listened to a presentation given by the bishop of Scranton's Catholic Diocese, Joseph Bambera.
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Meeting explores plan to regionalize Catholic schools - Times Herald-Record

Meeting explores plan to regionalize Catholic schoolsTimes Herald-RecordPOUGHKEEPSIE — Parents expressed some concerns Monday about how the Archdiocese of New York's plan to regionalize management of its elementary schools will affect their local...
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Is Education as We Know it On its Way Out?

Is Education as We Know it On its Way Out? | Catholic boarding schools | Scoop.it
Unless you're an educator, you probably haven't heard predictions by thought leaders that the traditional school system is on its way out. More surprisingly, these predictions are being borne out by experiments where new learning models are being tri...

 

A MUST READ!!!

 


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Not at www.chavagnes.org ...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 23, 2014 11:40 AM

A MUST READ!!!


Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, August 23, 2014 5:01 PM

Perhaps School as we know is on the way out, but education and School are not interchangeable words although they are used that way frequently. Actually, School as we know it should have been on the way out a long time ago. With the current reformers who propose change that does not change the structure, it is not happening soon.

 

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InkySprat's curator insight, August 27, 2014 10:05 AM

Teachers are not immune to the need to learn new skills as the world changes 

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Catholic schools in Verona and Cedar Grove see steady enrollment - NorthJersey.com

Catholic schools in Verona and Cedar Grove see steady enrollment - NorthJersey.com | Catholic boarding schools | Scoop.it
NorthJersey.com Catholic schools in Verona and Cedar Grove see steady enrollment NorthJersey.com While nearby Immaculate Conception High School in Montclair nearly closed in part because of reduced enrollment, there appears to be no such problem in...
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Admissions are up this year at Chavagnes too. Visit http://www.chavagnes.org

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NC judge: Private school vouchers unconstitutional - News & Observer

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Tearing down tradition: Court's attack on marriage - New York Post

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Tearing down tradition: Court's attack on marriage
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On the heel of this decision, we need more than ever to work to rebuild a more loving and successful traditional marriage culture.
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Cash for classrooms: Michael Gove plans to let firms run schools for profit - The Independent

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Cash for classrooms: Michael Gove plans to let firms run schools for profit The Independent Details of discussions on the proposed redesign of academy regulations were leaked to The Independent by Department for Education insiders who are concerned...
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And why not, if they make a good job of it?

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Catholic Faith Education: Intercession of Saints Explained | Resources for Catholic Faith Education

Catholic Faith Education: Intercession of Saints Explained | Resources for Catholic Faith Education | Catholic boarding schools | Scoop.it
Catholic Faith Education: Intercession of Saints Explained | @scoopit http://t.co/XTC0NOEz...
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51% of Northern Ireland school pupils are Catholic - Education, News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk

51% of Northern Ireland school pupils are Catholic - Education, News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk | Catholic boarding schools | Scoop.it
More than half the children educated in Northern Ireland’s schools are
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Ucas admits the university admissions process favours rich at private schools

Ucas admits the university admissions process favours rich at private schools | Catholic boarding schools | Scoop.it
Ucas review acknowledges that the system unfairly advantages private pupils and calls for an overhaul of the application process (RT @Flipbooks: Ucas Admits the University Admissions Process Favours Rich at Private Schools (#Guardian)
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Architects hope to have Cathedral High School in Springfield ready for use in ... - MassLive.com

Architects hope to have Cathedral High School in Springfield ready for use in ... - MassLive.com | Catholic boarding schools | Scoop.it
MassLive.comArchitects hope to have Cathedral High School in Springfield ready for use in ...MassLive.comThe high school, which has an enrollment of 350, is now housed at the former Memorial School in Wilbraham, and the middle school has temporarily...
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Seeing double for exams - Adelaide Now

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Seeing double for examsAdelaide NowIDENTICAL twins Angus and Jack Lewis are sitting Year 12 exams for identical subjects and have almost identical career aspirations.
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Hawkins BOE opposes state funding for private schools - Kingsport Times News

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Hawkins BOE opposes state funding for private schoolsKingsport Times NewsROGERSVILLE — The Hawkins County Board of Education approved a resolution Thursday expressing opposition to proposed state legislation that would divert money intended for...
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Children get early learning boost - MetroNews Canada

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Children get early learning boostMetroNews Canada“In 12 years' time, the success of this will be evident in the graduates from Edmonton Catholic schools,” said board chair Debbie Engel at yesterday's launch at Dickinsfield Mall.
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