The Return of Post Primary Schools – Clare Ryan (CEIST)

Clare Ryan, CEO of CEIST, reflects on the return of Post Primary Schools and the importance and challenge of building community in these times

Celebrating Sacraments of Initiation during Covid

Maeve Mahon discusses how parishes are celebrating First Communion and Confirmation within the necessary Covid restrictions 

The Return to Primary Schools – Seamus Mulconry (CPSMA)

Seamus Mulconry, Sec. Gen of CPSMA, reflects on the return of Primary Schools and the great preparation undertaken by school communities. 

Supporting over 2,800 Primary Schools – CPSMA

Seamus Mulconry explains how Boards of Management are supported by the Catholic Primary Schools Management Association.

Inclusion of Students of Different Beliefs in Catholic Secondary Schools

Dr Aiveen Mullally (Marino Institute of Education) talks to Kate Liffey about the recently revised guidelines produced by the JMB

New Specification for Junior Cycle RE – Dr Amalee Meehan

Dr Amalee Meehan (DCU) talks to Kate Liffey about the implications for Catholic Schools of the new specification for Junior Cycle RE

Revitalizing the Catholic character of Irish schools

Hear about how K&L Diocese has partnered with the University of Notre Dame in undertaking a 'School Culture Initiative'.

Reform of Junior Cycle RE – Dr Audrey Doyle

Dr Doyle unpacks the rationale behind the recent reform of the Junior Cycle RE specification and the implications for Catholic Schools  

What is Religious Education? – Dr Gareth Byrne

Dr Byrne explains how all students can do Religious Education from their own perspective which includes students who are practising Catholics

Bishop Brendan Leahy welcomes REtv

Bishop Brendan Leahy welcomes REtv as a space for dialogue about religious education and the values and beliefs that define catholic schools.

Review of Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE)

Kate Liffey takes the guest chair on REtv to discuss the review of RSE being undertaken by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA)

Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education (MDCCE)

Dr Gareth Byrne explains the work of the MDCCE and outlines some of their research work on catholic education and adult faith formation.

The Extraordinary Month of Mission explained

Julieann Moran from World Missions Ireland explains why this October is an Extraordinary Mission Month and what resources are available to schools and parishes.