A new staff member for OIEC

Camille Chevallier, a French citizen of 27 years, has joined the team of OIEC with a specific mission related to the preparation of the next Congress 2019. Camille speaks three languages (French, English and Spanish). She is an event manager. She will be responsible for the supervision of the whole phase of preparation of this[…]


From the 19 to 24 February the members of ARNECAO (Association of the national responsibles for the catholic teaching in West Africa) met at the Archbishopric of Niamey for their annual General Assembly. During this reunion each participant has presented its report about the situation of catholic teaching in its respective country: Niger, Senegal; Benin;[…]

Reunion of the platform ETINED

“In April 2013, the Ministers of Education of the 50 States Parties to the European Cultural Convention agreed through the Helsinki Ministerial Declaration to work together on ethics, transparency and integrity in education, for the mutual benefit of all European children, and to set up a Platform to do so.” (Source: https://www.coe.int/en/web/ethics-transparency-integrity-in-education/about-etined). With the status[…]

New assistant for OIEC Rome

On the 8 January 2018, Béatrice Linn has joined the office of OIEC in Rome as an assistant. Béatrice works 18 hours per week for OIEC. Béatrice is Franco-German. She is 37 years old, married to Simone, an Italian, and she is mother of the little Gloria. She has studied international law, and she speaks,[…]

CIEC: 25th Congress and General Assembly

25th congress The 25th congress of the CIEC took place in Bogota, Colombia on 10 to 13 January. More than 1200 participants from all countries in Latin America have enjoyed three nice days amongst friends working on the subject “Gestión para el aprendizaje, la innovación y la creatividad” (Management for the learning, the innovation and[…]

Inauguration and blessing of new premises of the OIEC

On October 19th, the new headquarters were inaugured and blessed by Mgr Vincenze Zani, Secretary of the Congregation for catholic Education, in the presence of about fifty people: members of the Steering Committee of the OIEC, members of the Board of directors of the Italian catholic schools, national leaders (Switzerland, Morocco), members of the community[…]

Chennai (India)

From September 30th to October 3rd was held in Montfort Mat. Hr.Sec.School, Chennai (India) 50th National Convention of All India Association of Catholic Schools (AINACS), on the topic of “modern tendencies in education”. This convention gathered approximately 700 priests and religious.

Educating to fraternal humanism

The Congregation for Catholic Education has just published a working paper called “Educating to fraternal humanism : to build a civilisation of love. 50 years after the encyclical popularum progressio ”. This working paper, available in various languages, gives orientations for the catholic education in the whole world. It notably stressed the obligation for the Catholic school,[…]

47 ° annual conference of the Catholic Education Council of Thailand (CECT)

At the invitation of Father François-Xavier Decha Arpornratana, General Secretary of the CECT, we were able to participate in this meeting, which was held from August 20th to 23rd in Pattaya. The theme of the Conference was “New horizons for Catholic education in Thailand.” Almost 500 people (priests, nuns, schools administrators, teachers) took part in this Conference, under the Presidency of Monsignor Louis[…]