For everyone involved in Catholic Schools or interested in Religious Education

All Episodes

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

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.

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

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

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.

Celebrating Sacraments of Initiation during Covid

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

New Specification for Junior Cycle RE – Dr Amalee Meehan

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