Tag - education

Cancel Culture Disgracefully Strikes Glasgow Conference Opposing Sexualisation of Children

From The Daily Sceptic...  Rev. William Philip writes... On Thursday I had an ‘SOS’ phone call from a friend asking whether a group could possibly hold a conference at our church in the centre of Glasgow on Saturday. The reason for such a last-minute request was that the group – Hands Up Scotland (HUS) – had...

Teachers: those who instruct many in virtue, will shine like bright stars for all eternity (Dan 11:33)

Blogger Leitourgos writes:  [I've been] thinking about a possible topic for those lighter threads which occasionally appear in the blog and which I find very enjoyable. We all have a great debt towards our teachers. I certainly was extremely lucky, no blessed, with my primary school teachers who not only taught me to read, but...

Should Catholics Support Critical Race Theory?

Is Critical Race Theory likely  to take root in UK schools?  Looks like the educational establishment think it should - click here... Talk about systemic white privilege and seeing rampant racism everywhere is now part of the new normal in the USA.  Do we really want that to happen in the UK?  What kind of...

Thinking Through Catholic Truth…

The above is the self-explanatory  introduction to our new series, "Thinking Through Catholic Truth - The Big Questions... Answered". Topics already in the pipeline include Scripture, Spirituality, Catholic education  and the "Institutional Church".   If you have a topic you'd like covered tell us in the comments, or if you would like to participate in any...

Is Home-Schooling The Only Meaningful Option For Catholic Parents Today?

"Parents are the first and the most important educators of their own children, and they also possess a fundamental competence in this area; they are educators because they are parents."       Pope John Paul II  ... Seton Home Study School [is] here to assist parents with their educational duties. We help by providing counseling...

Scotland: Bigotry Official… Anti-Catholic Petition Heard in Holyrood

[Catholic] Politics news Alert16 January 2014 Have your say on the role of Church representatives on Education Committees Responding to proposals to remove the obligation on local authorities to appoint  religious representatives to Education CommitteesBackgroundIn recent times in Scotland, various groups have been making attempts to bring about changes to legislation in order to limit the...

Evolution: Theory or Dogma?

TWO headteachers at a Scottish primary school who allowed members of a US creationist Christian religious sect into classrooms have been removed from their posts, it emerged last night. Headteacher Alexandra MacKenzie and her deputy Elizabeth Mockus – who job-share at Kirktonholme Primary School in East Kilbride – are to be “redeployed” to backroom duties...