50 Years On | The Case for Catholic Schools
Author: Andrew B. Morris
This book, with a Foreword by Archbishop Vincent Nichols, seeks to explain to both proponents and sceptics how the maintained Catholic sector originated, what it seeks to do and how it makes a positive contribution to society.
This book, with a Foreword by Archbishop Vincent Nichols, seeks to explain to both proponents and sceptics how the maintained Catholic sector originated, what it seeks to do and how it makes a positive contribution to society.The intended audience is general rather than scholarly (but extensive explanatory notes are provided for those who may wish to pursue the basis for the propositions put forward). The context is the diminishing understanding and practice of religion in an English society that is sometimes sceptical about the Church’s presence within the educational system. It is hoped that the case being made will be of particular interest to School Governors, teachers and all those who value Catholic schools in particular, and church schools generally.Most importantly, it seeks to provide a summary of supportive arguments for the Catholic sector that may be of use to those whose task it is to present the case for Catholic schools in their local circumstances to others who may not have much sympathy with the existing dual system as seen from the perspective of voluntary sector providers.
About the author:
Andrew Morris is the Director of the Centre for Christian Education at Liverpool Hope University.He has been involved in Catholic education for over forty years, He has formally been a head teacher, chairman of governors of both primary and secondary schools and Deputy Director of Schools of the Archdiocese of Birmingham. He is an Associate member of the National Institute for Christian Education Research and MA tutor at the Maryvale Institute of Higher Education, Birmingham.
Weight 0.420 kg
Dimensions 235 × 170 × 14 mm