The Distinctiveness of Catholic Schools.

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The Distinctiveness of Catholic Schools. by Mind Map: The Distinctiveness of Catholic Schools.

1. Founding Story

1.1. Beginnings

1.1.1. 1846-1880's Free School & school with fees Catholics and Non-Catholics

1.1.2. 1850 Government Funding

1.1.3. 1856 Government funding removed

1.2. Expansion

1.2.1. 1880's-1895 Funding from Government Teachers payed by results Strategy to build and expand All creeds included

1.3. Struggle

1.3.1. 1895 WA own state Government funding cut Diocese Bankrupt Fightback with recruiting

1.3.2. 1950's-1971 Catholic schools continue to be in crisis Inclusive environments, all religions

1.4. New Directions

1.4.1. 1970's Government funding again Catholic Education Commission established

1.4.2. 1975-2015 Catholic schools are inclusive 50% commonwealth funding, 25% state

2. WA Catholic Bishops Mandate Letter

2.1. Privleged places of Evangelisation

2.1.1. Evangelisation Spread good news Evangelise through witness and word Christ like presence

2.2. Open to all/Assist parents

2.2.1. School to support parents in important role (first educators)

2.3. Foster Christian mentality

2.4. Educational Excelence

2.4.1. Follow Australian Curriculum

2.4.2. First priority is religious education

2.5. Committed to common good

3. Marcellin Flynn Findings

3.1. Culture

3.1.1. Centred on the person of christ

3.1.2. 'A set of meanings and values informing a common way of life'

4. Religious Education Policy

4.1. Religious Education-Learning area focusing on knowledge and understanding of the Gospel

4.2. Catechesis provides experiences which deepen faith

5. Jesus of Nazareth

5.1. Evangelisation

5.1.1. Teaching Word

5.1.2. Miracles/Healing Witness

5.2. God taking on human life

5.3. The 'anointed' one

5.4. New Testament

5.4.1. Matthew, Mark, Luke, John

6. Catholic School Curriculum

6.1. Catholic Vision: Developing the whole person

6.1.1. Gospel Values Those values which were exhibited by Jesus of Nazareth as recorded in the gospels.

6.2. Explicit/formal Curriculum

6.3. Implicit/Informal Curriculum

6.4. Null Curriculum

6.5. Foster Culture

6.6. Evangelisation

7. Catholica Australia-Dr Graham English (2007)

7.1. Confusion/dissatisfaction

7.2. Want Catholic Schools to be what they were in the 1950's

7.3. Want an obedient, devout, uniform Catholic community.

8. Catholic Identity and the Catholic School- Jonathan Doyle (2014)

8.1. Catholic schools exist for 2 reasons

8.1.1. Evangelisation

8.1.2. Develop the entire person

8.2. Many issues facing principals