“Solidarité Liban”

Following the terrible explosion of August 4, 2020 in Beirut, which ended up destroying a country already ravaged by a terrible economic and political crisis, OIEC decided to organize a webinar with a fundraising campaign on September 21, 2020 to support its member in Lebanon, the General Secretariat of Catholic Schools.  Among OIEC members was[…]

Planet OIEC

The OIEC is working with The Magazine, a publisher in Spain, on a project called Planet OIEC. Planet OIEC is a digital online resource platform for English language teachers and their students at a very low cost. Planet OIEC should allow the creation of bonds of fraternity between the students of Catholic schools in all[…]

OIEC Executive Council meeting

On October 14 and 16, 2020, the Executive Council of OIEC met by videoconference. Most of the council members were present. On the agenda was inter alia the financial situation of the organisation and next year’s budget, the review of its statutes and the organisation of the next Congress. But Council members listened also to[…]

Think Tank OIEC-GPEN

The OIEC and the GPEN (Global Pedagogical Network – https://www.gpenreformation.net/) have set up a think tank in which Catholics and Protestants discuss common issues regarding schools and Christian education. This think tank has met three times already. It has the intention to publish a common text which allows Catholic schools and Protestant schools to work[…]

Global Researchers Advancing Catholic Education

The OIEC has received a very important form of recognition, due to its acceptance as the fourth member of the GRACE network: Global Researchers Advancing Catholic Education https://researchonline.nd.edu.au/grace/ GRACE is an international research-based partnership between the Mary Immaculate College in Ireland, the Boston College in the United States, the University of Notre Dame in Australia[…]

Global Catholic Education Report

OIEC released in June 2020 its “Global Catholic Education Report 2020: Achievements and Challenges at a Time of Crisis”. The report considers the global contributions of Catholic schools and the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis (the analysis of impacts and potential responses is based in part on a set of articles published in the Journal[…]

A world tour to mark the solidarity of Catholic schools in the face of the COVID19 health crisis

During three videoconferences in French, English and Spanish, around forty countries and a dozen member congregations of the OIEC, representing all continents (Oceania, Asia, Africa, America, Middle East and Europe) discussed the difficulties encountered during this crisis. Following this exchange, a pool of tools and good practices will be implemented within the OIEC.