In 2012 St Francis Xavier School was one of eight trial schools part of a pilot program called the Enhancing Catholic Schools Identity Project (ECSIP). The foundations of Enhancing Catholic School Identity are rooted in the pedagogical theology in development at the Catholic University of Leuven since the time of the Second Vatican Council. 3. This methodology (quantitative as well as qualitative) allows us to investigate in detail the kind(s) of Catholic institutional identity and the level(s) of Catholicity present in an organisation, today and towards the future. h�b```f``m``e`0�� ̀ �@1V�]�@��H�lS�xN;���t����PG���� �,,{���"+�ET��$�]��f 8||�X6�o`�f�c`v`�`SaH;���Q�u%�|��bXo2�q�?A�G�7S/���O��n`���s'���@� �a����0�f�X�@h1;�_��� The Catholic Education Commission of Victoria (CECV) has been working with the University of Leuven for the past nine years. His leadership has been a guiding hand for Catholic education in the Archdiocese over a period of expanding horizons for education, including the most significant growth in student and school numbers since the 1950s and 1960s, secure and ongoing funding at the federal and state levels, and the introduction of the Enhancing Catholic Schools Identity project. Catholic Education Conference Centre, 116 George Street, Thebarton - Room 7. Your input is more valuable if you respond with the first thought that comes to mind. 0000002805 00000 n This investigation is known as the Enhancing Catholic Schools Identity (ECSI) Project run in part from the Leuven University in Belgium. The Brisbane Catholic Education (BCE) Dialogue Schools Project is the name given to the project for those schools engaging directly with the materials (in particular the surveys) of the Enhancing Catholic Schools Identity Project (ECSIP) as developed through the joint collaboration between the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria and the Catholic University of Leuven. 0000001036 00000 n Having just returned from a 3 day conference focusing on the Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project (ECSIP), I wanted to write a few reflections of assessing school identity in the broader context of the identity of the Catholic Church in Australia, and the world. Leuven (K.U. Location. Location . �r�9�>ν. In his most recent visit, Professor Pollefeyt gave a number of presentations to groups of leaders and staff from Catholic Schools and Education Offices. 140 0 obj <> endobj xref 0000001730 00000 n Thank you. 0000014939 00000 n 0000003232 00000 n The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies of the Catholic University of Leuvenin Belgium (KU Leuven) has been developing a new empirical methodology to frame, assess and enhance the identity structure of Catholic educational organisations. Today, Catholic schools in Australia often find themselves challenged to express their distinctiveness, identity and vision as schools in a society where the Christian faith is increasingly marginalised. The KU Leuven Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) Project is a tool for enhancing Catholic identity in schools within an increasingly secular and pluralist global society. 0000005768 00000 n SCHOOL IDENTITY (ECSI) PROJECT The Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) Project features tools for enhancing Catholic identity in schools within an increasingly secular and pluralist global society. trailer <<7A76F34FCB0048D29F320E5CD6FA0555>]/Prev 319672/XRefStm 1358>> startxref 0 %%EOF 176 0 obj <>stream 2021 Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) Project - Information Session No. From this base. 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM. There is no charge for this information session Registration is closed. 0000005555 00000 n Catholic schools across Victoria are challenged to: articulate their identity and vision; express their distinctiveness as Catholic schools in a society where the Christian faith is increasingly marginalised. Property claim All materials on this website, unless explicitely stated otherwise, is either the property of the Catholic Education Committee Victoria (CECV) and the Faculty of Theology K.U. Registration . H��W�n7��+���~ A�X �I�VB6iP(��Hm�������{9#K��o This empirical methodology has been developed in the framework of the Australian research project Enhancing Catholic School Identity. Location . Maintain maximum Christian identity through Catholic inspiration and maximum solidarity with others through dialogue within a multicultural society. Every few years Catholic schools across Australia undertake extensive investigations into their religious identity, gathering data from students, parents, teachers and community members. 0000041423 00000 n Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project. Enhancing Catholic School Identity Welcome to the ECSIP Website for empirical research into the identity of Catholic organisations. A school which promotes literal belief – a “monologue” school – responds to an increasingly secular world by asserting its Catholic identity, striving for Catholic faith formation of staff and students, and seeking to improve its relationship with the local parish and the Church more broadly. To re-confessionalise (reassert what is distinctive about Catholic identity in opposition to secular society). 0000028243 00000 n The ECSI Project offers ongoing students and school communities a theological framework to better understand and clarify their Catholic identity and beliefs. Keep these best practices in mind: Answer spontaneously and don’t overanalyse. Enhancing Catholic School Identity Survey - 2016 Instructions for Adults Completing the Survey Thank you for taking the time to complete this important survey about the Catholic identity of your school. Registration. To continue, please input the general website access password. This occurs through the recontextualising of faith and the nurturing of post-critical belief. 0000017881 00000 n By using the Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project website and material available throughout it, you agree to the following conditions:. The ECSI Project provides ongoing international research that gives staff, students and school communities a theological framework to better understand and clarify their Catholic identity and beliefs. The Enhancing Catholic School Identity research as outlined by the Catholic University of Leuven (KU Leuven), in particular Prof. Didier Pollefeyt, advocates for the development of a Catholic school that is in dialogue with otherness. 0000037324 00000 n H�\�͎�0���� !�Lґ�菚�8)R�!��}��D3R���2�곹N���~���Sw�9 c�u��.�c8c����1Z�ݥ��TÇ�u ��x���6�O��.�n�6�t�I�=�!���Mz����p �b2�4�'-������`�5���u~X�/�����}�X�9e��׹�Bl�sH�L����z5I���m�����icR�_��,ѻjt��9�:֗�+�\��)��-xGށY[_I]�N�:eN��� ;�冼Q��ZdmI.��l��cQ����������������ͱ�CMǚ5}|����_�d�YAV�#�y�/ؓ=��O���?�k�]��o`���{.�sy�O���ף��3:y��i���h The Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) project is a collaborative research project of the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd (CECV) and the Katholieke Universiteit (Catholic University) Leuven. The Leuven approach offers strong theological underpinnings. Enhancing Catholic School Identity A Project of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies Katholieke Universiteit Leuven Belgium 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM. Registration. Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Rockhampton have been involved in processes of renewal for more than thirty years. 0000005669 00000 n He is the promoter of the Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project (ECSIP), conducted under the auspices of the Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Limited, begun in 2006. 0000025483 00000 n Everyone’s input is important. Your input matters. In 2014, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School participated in the Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project. 0.6 FTE 1-2-2018 to 31-1-2022 Expressions of interest are called for the part-time position of Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) Consultant. 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You may be trying to access this site from a secured browser on the server. According to the research, this is the most fruitful type of belief for the development of Catholic identity within a school. I understand that the surveys associated with the Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project are exploring aspects of the identity of Catholic schools, that the goal of the project is to assist schools to appreciate better how their Catholic identity is expressed in work and practice and to support them in their future development. 0000041836 00000 n Plus, you’ll proceed faster. 140 37 This unit can be undertaken as part of the Master of Theological Studies (MTS) and Master of Professional Studies in Theology (MPST) degree at ACU, or as a professional learning activity. W���r� T�6� �1@ endstream endobj 175 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/Index[14 126]/Length 27/Size 140/Type/XRef/W[1 1 1]>>stream Correspondence: Chairman Catholic Education Commission of Victoria Ltd PO Box 3, EAST MELBOURNE VIC 8002 … To the main portal; Contact Information. Through the Enhancing Catholic School Identity pilot strategy, Brisbane Catholic Education Office aims to explore and assist schools to better understand how their Catholic identity is expressed in work and practice. 0000004987 00000 n 24 talking about this. Web platform to assess and enhance the identity of Catholic organisations . 0000007794 00000 n Enhancing Catholic School Identity General instructions for survey completion for parents Please see the reverse side for login instructions. The 'Enrichment Leave Programme' in Leuven, Belgium, initiates international students from Australia into the Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) project. 45-60 minutes to complete, it may be best completed in two sessions; simply keep a record of your user code and password (see over). 04 Jul 2019 . While school communities used to be considered more or less homogeneous, nowadays schools are characterised by increasing diversity and a diminishing interest in the Catholic faith tradition, among students as well as teachers. 0000042332 00000 n 1 When. It supports Catholic schools and Catholic Education Melbourne to better understand how their Catholic identity is expressed in work and in practice and how to support the future development of … 0000009403 00000 n Catholic Education Conference Centre, 116 George Street, Thebarton - Room 6. H�\��j�0��z 2021 Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) Project - Information Session No. 1 When. 28 Aug 2020 . 0000007270 00000 n 0000001535 00000 n Due to the length of the survey, approx. w�O� ��� endstream endobj 153 0 obj <> endobj 154 0 obj <>stream On the question of enhancing Catholic School identity, Boeve and the Project present Catholic educators with four options: 1. 0000000016 00000 n Please enable scripts and reload this page. The Year 5 and 6 students, school staff and parents completed surveys and questionnaires which explored how Catholic identity is lived and shaped at OLSH, how the school would like to see its Catholic identity expressed and what potential is present to realise our preferred Catholic identity. 2020 Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) Project - August Information Session When. To secularise (abandon all claims to a Catholic identity) 2. %PDF-1.7 %���� 2020 Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) Project - Information Session No. There is no charge for this information session Registration is closed. In 2014, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School participated in the Enhancing Catholic School Identity Project. 16 Aug 2019 . Thank you very much for making time to participate in the Enhancing Catholic School Identity project. The purpose of this survey research is to gain meaningful insights into how your son or daughter’s school views its Catholic identity today and how such identity might be shaped for tomorrow. 0000016396 00000 n Many of our parents may recall approximately four years ago we participated in this project … 0000007359 00000 n 0000001358 00000 n SCHOOL IDENTITY (ECSI) PROJECT The Enhancing Catholic School Identity (ECSI) Project features tools for enhancing Catholic identity in schools within an increasingly secular and pluralist global society. Adopt a recontextualised approach. Access to this website is restricted. What is the research about? 0000009851 00000 n MS Teams. The Catholic identity of schools today is being challenged by processes of pluralisation and secularisation. Our survey and questionnaire results presented the following recommendations from KU Leuven: Continue to develop the school as a place to grow closer to God through enriching prayer experiences. 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The successful applicant, will join the Religious Education Team, to support the implementation of ECSI initiatives across Catholic Education SA. 0000034675 00000 n 0000004305 00000 n Please turn on JavaScript and try again. international research that gives staff, students and school communities a theological framework to better understand and clarify their Catholic identity and beliefs. 0000003734 00000 n This can be achieved through Biblical interpretation, artwork, music and liturgy. This type of belief is open to continuously searching for religious meaning and significance while maintaining a strong belief in God. There is no charge for this information session Registration is closed. To assist schools in facing these present realities, Brisbane Catholic Education has entered partnership with other Dioceses and the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM. 0000019415 00000 n 0000005880 00000 n It is suitable for those who have completed Enhancing Catholic Identity: Introducing the Leuven Project. 0000011643 00000 n Enhancing Catholic School Identity. Enhancing Catholic School Identity. 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