Course Aims

  1. To provide an opportunity for adults committed to developing their contribution to Catholic education to acquire a basic theological understanding of their faith.
  2. To proclaim a vision of education as a process of personal growth encompassing physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual aspects.
  3. To enhance understanding of education within the church as a lifelong process.
  4. To incorporate an approach which seeks to engage with the cultural realities of society and to encourage dialogue and mutual understanding of other faiths and denominations.
  5. To enable teachers, potential teachers and governors in Catholic schools to understand the principles of Catholic education.
  6. To enable those involved in parish ministries and catechesis to make an informed and harmonious contribution to their chosen field of work.