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[…]

News from UNESCO

The OIEC attended the seminar at UNESCO in Paris from March 20th to 24th on education in situations of crisis and emergency. The purpose of this meeting was to draw attention to the educational reality in an emergency situation. It is recalled that there are 65 million displaced persons in the world and that only[…]

Online neurodidactis course

Brother Juan Antonio Ojeda Ortiz is responsible for the “development of the Catholic school project” programme within the OIEC. As such, he has just developed an online course in Spanish which is an introduction to neurodidactics. This course is given via an interactive platform allowing collaborative work. This 50 hour course began on March 27th[…]

Going into a partnership OIEC – OIDEL

During a meeting in Geneva, the General Secretary of the OIEC and the Secretary General of OIDEL, Alfred Fernandez (International Organization for the right to education and freedom of teaching) have prepared the contents of a partnership agreement between the OIEC and OIDEL. According to the terms of this agreement, OIDEL will represent the OIEC[…]

CIEC General Assembly – Aruba

The Inter-American Confederation for Catholic Education (CIEC) is the regional secretariat for the OIEC in America. The CIEC held its 54th General Assembly on the island of Aruba (Caribbean Netherlands). Twenty-five countries of the Americas attended. The United States of America were also represented by Thomas Burnford, President of the CNEA (Catholic National Education Association).[…]