Catholic Education

Toronto’s Catholic school board is giving victims and witnesses of inappropriate behaviour the option of anonymity when reporting incidents thanks to a new smartphone application.

Making the case for Catholic education amid defunding cries

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For the last three years Ontario’s Liberal government has opened up its budget-making process to anybody with an Internet connection and each year among the most frequent suggestions is de-funding the Catholic school system.

York Region christens school after Pope Francis

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When students attend a new school named Pope Francis, principal Anthony Arcadi hopes children will embrace the Pope’s qualities of caring, compassion and conversation.

Niagara Catholic board teams up with 1972 hockey legends

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Catholic students will soon be learning about leadership and Canadian history through an innovative course developed in partnership with some of Canada’s most iconic hockey players.

TCDSB to get huge increase in renewal projects funding

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TORONTO – Ontario's largest Catholic school board expects a huge increase in funding for renewal projects over the next two years following an injection of capital from the provincial government. 

Parental education rights on trial in Hamilton

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HAMILTON, ONT. – A Hamilton parent’s battle to affirm a parents’ supreme rights over their children in matters of education was the central question argued in a day-long hearing in a downtown Hamilton courtroom June 23.

St. Mike's new principal aims to bring innovation, maintain traditions

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TORONTO – A Catholic college owes just one thing to the families of young men and women entrusted to its care.

Pilot project turns young students into game programmers

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TORONTO – Two of the province’s youngest computer programmers have completed a game they hope will make Christianity cool in the eyes of their peers. 

Ontario bishops: sex-ed instruction must remain true to Church teaching

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Seven months after Ontario’s new sex-ed curriculum arrived in Catholic schools, Ontario’s bishops are reminding teachers to stay true to Church teaching when addressing marriage, sexuality and gender.

York Catholic board urges students to keep tabs on their own mental health

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In York Region there’s an effort being made to teach elementary students in the Catholic school system about the importance of monitoring their own mental health.

Ignoring spiritual dimension education’s ‘biggest crisis’

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VATICAN CITY - To be truly formative, Catholic higher education has to continue to entrench students with human values, particularly the value of transcendence, said Pope Francis.