Articles of relevance to schools – including Catholic schools – in Scotland and elsewhere.
Most people are “for” the environment.We are in favour a range of initiatives which are designed to reduce the disastrous effects of global warming on our planet.For many people, I suspect, “Green” is good and Green politicians andread more
The Scottish Executive has published a Welcome Pack for members of new Parent Councils. The leaflets in this pack are designed to answer some of the questions members may have about Parent Councils and help them make their Parent Council work well. The paread more
New Guidance has been issued by the Scottish Executive to help education authorities and schools understand their obligations under on the Equality Act 2006. Education authorities and schools are expected to have regard to this guidance in exercising anread more
On the 25th anniversary of the Papal visit to Scotland in June 1982, it is appropriate to reflect upon the prescient words spoken by Pope John Paul II at that time. This article provides the text of his speech to staff and students of St Andrew’s read more
New Guidance has been issued by the Scottish Executive to help education authorities and schools understand their obligations under on the Equality Act 2006. SCES has produced this briefing to highlight the key aspects of the Act and how it affects schread more
HMIe in Scotland has published a report intended to help teachers tackle sectarianism in the classroom. The report, entitled ‘Count Us In: Promoting Understanding and Combating Sectarianism’, outlines initiatives from schools across the counread more
The Faith School Debate: Catholic Schooling in Scotland
by Stephen J McKinney
(This article was originally published in The Pastoral Review, July/August 2007. For more details, see www.thepastoralreview.org)
ZENIT reports that State funding of Catholic schools has been a hotly debated topic in the lead-up to Oct. 10 legislative elections in the Canadian province of Ontario. John Tory, leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, raised the issue whread more
Do faith schools promote cohesion and help with integration or are they a force for division in society?
In this New Statesman article of 27th November 2007, Paul Donovan argues for diversity and choice, arguing that a lack of faith schools would leread more
LifeSiteNews.com reported on 4th April 2007 that the UK’s secularists and homosexual activist groups are demanding the curtailing of Christian influence in British society. Terry Sanderson, head of the National Secularist Society, has produced an editorread more