Catholic Primary Schools – the challenge from Secularism

Dr Rik Van Nieuwenhove from the Department of Theology & Religious Studies, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick expresses his concern about recent proposals that he believes will undermine the ethos of catholic primary schools.

Click on link below to download the submission that (in a personal capacity) Dr Van Nieuwenhove made in Nov 2013 along with colleagues Prof Eamonn Conway and Dr Eugene Duffy in response to the invitiation from the Department of Education and Skills for responses to the Report of the Forum on Patronage and Pluralism in the Primary Sector in a leaflet, entitled “How can primary schools make all children feel included and involved?”

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