Schools

Keeping Faith in Religious Education

Promo for our live panel discussion on 14th March @8pm on ERB – the NCCA’s proposal to introduce a non-faith based approach to teaching religion in all primary schools.

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Ask the Bishop 2016 – Bishop Denis Nulty

Bishop Denis Nulty answers questions from the 2016 Confirmation candidates from primary schools in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin.

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The contradiction in the ERB proposal for faith schools

Dr Tom Finnegan from the Iona Institute on the fundamental contradiction for Catholic Primary Schools in the proposed new Education about Religions and Beliefs curriculum.

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Teaching religion and inclusion in Catholic Schools

Fr Michael Drumm and Clare Clifford discuss the NCCA consultation about RE in primary schools and admissions policies for Catholic schools.

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Education about Religions and Beliefs in our Primary Schools

Maeve Mahon and Kate Liffey discuss their concerns about the proposed new Education about Religions and Beliefs (ERB) and Ethics curriculum for Primary schools.

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Don Bosco is Alive Today – Part Nine

The staff and students of the St. John Bosco College, Kildysart, Co. Clare reflect on Don Bosco and how his life has influenced their lives today.

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Don Bosco is Alive Today – Part Three

Students from the Mary Help of Christians Salesian School in Fernbank, Limerick share their experience of Salesian Spirit in their school and life.

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Don Bosco is Alive Today – Part One

Students of Salesian Secondary College in Pallaskenry Limerick share what they have learned about John Bosco’s life as a teenage and how those difficulties can be reflected nowadays.

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The Ethos of a Catholic Primary School

Julieann Moran and Hazel O’Connor present this CPSMA training video for Boards of Management in regard to the ethos of a Catholic Primary school.

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Connecting Classroom and Home- Maeve Mahon

As part of a series of resources on the new Primary RE curriculum, Maeve Mahon looks at the connection between the classrom and the home.

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Introduction to Parents to Grow in Love series

A guide for parents to the new Grow in Love series for Junior and Senior Infants by one of the co-authors Dr Dan O’Connell.

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Introduction for Teachers to Grow in Love series

Dr Dan O’Connell introduces teachers to the Grow in Love series for Junior and Senior Infants based on the new primary RE curriculum.

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Introduction to the Grow in Love series – Elaine Mahon

Elaine Mahon, one of the co-authors, provides an overview of this new Primary RE series from Veritas based on the new RE curriculum.

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Introduction to new RE Curriculum for Primary Schools

Anne Hession introduces the new Catholic Pre-School and Primary Religious Education Curriculum for Ireland.

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What is Development Education?

Bríd Dunne and colleagues look at Development Education from an Ignatian perspective and how it fits in with the model of Jesuit Education.

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Grow in Love – new Primary RE series from Veritas

An introductory video on the new series for Primary Schools based on the new RE curriculum that will replace the Alive-O series.

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Catholic Primary Religious Education in a Pluralist Environment

Author Anne Hession discusses her guide for anyone with an interest in the role of religious education in Irish primary schools today.

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Sharing Good Practice on the Inclusion of all Pupils

Fr Michael Drumm introduces this document from the Catholic Schools Partnership on the education of all pupils in Catholic primary schools.

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How inclusive are Catholic Schools?

In this latest episode of ‘A Question of Faith’ a panel of guests discuss inclusion in light of a new CSP document for primary Schools and the new RE curriculum.

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Trócaire Lent 2015 livestream to Primary Schools

Watch back the 30 min livestream by Trócaire for primary schools on the 2015 Lenten campaign and the issue of climate justice.

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Climate Change explained – Trócaire Lent 2015

What is climate change and why is it happening? Join CJ the bee to find out in this schools video from Trócaire.

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Trócaire Poster Competition winners

Lydia McCarthy interviews the Letterkenny winners of the 2014 Trocaire poster competition. Their poster is now in every Primary school in the country.

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Trócaire workshop for Primary Schools on Climate Justice

Lydia McCarthy from Trócaire conducts a workshop on climate justice for the pupils of Illistrin National School in Letterkenny

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Message for Confirmation candidates from Bishop Francis Duffy

Bishop Francis Duffy offers a reflection from St Mel’s Cathedral to the 2015 Confirmation candidates in the Diocese of Ardagh & Clonmacnoise.

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