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Considering Governance of Catholic Schools in Canada: Some Insights for Australia

Rymarz, Richard (2017) Considering Governance of Catholic Schools in Canada: Some Insights for Australia. eJouranl of Catholic Education in Australasia, 3 (1). pp. 110-131. ISSN 2204-2504

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Abstract

A consideration of Canadian Catholic schools provides insights for Australian educators. The history and current structure and function of Canadian Catholic schools reflect provincial differences. In Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario Catholic schools exist as fully funded separate schools. They have been seen to be successful in providing a high quality education that meets general educational, or first order, needs. A key challenge for Canadian Catholic schools is how they respond to new issues such as developing policy for transgendered students. These are termed as second order challenges. In addressing these challenges a number of implications can be drawn for Australian Catholic schools.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Governance, Catholic Schools, Canada, Australia
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: D - Religious Education
College/Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2018 04:52
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2018 04:52
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3278

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