education

Guyana is a place where poverty often means a lack of opportunities for young people. The desperate lack of jobs has led to two thirds of all university graduates leaving the country.The Guyana Human Development Centre provides a chance for young people to learn new skills after leaving school improving their chances to find work.Jesuit Missions is working across the world empowering people to achieve their full potential. You can be a part of this work by supporting them this Christmas!Among...
Pupils at St Mary’s Hall
Companions in Action is Jesuit Missions new initiative which links Jesuit schools in the UK with those in the global South. This new partnership seeks to create a working relationship in which young people can share their common humanity, develop their Ignatian identity and work to create a better world where the dignity of each individual is cherished.Richard Greenwood, Outreach and Communications Manager at Jesuit Missions, says “We want to promote Jesuit Education and enable pupils to take...
“On behalf of all of us from the Mount, we would like to thank everyone for their warm hospitality,” said William Yacomeni, Deputy Head Boy of Mount St Mary’s College, at the conclusion of the Jesuit Student Leadership Conference. “We learnt a great deal.”The conference, which ran from Wednesday 26th September to Friday 29th September, was held at the Jesuit summer house in the tiny hamlet of Barmouth, North Wales. Nearly 20 student leaders from St Ignatius College (Enfield), Stonyhurst...
This open day is your chance to find out more about attending Stonyhurst College.One of the UK’s leading independent schools, Stonyhurst College offers an unparalleled standard of day and boarding education for pupils aged 13 to 18 years. Weekly boarding is available. The school is set within a striking Grade 1 listed building on a stunning estate with world class facilities.High teaching standards, small class sizes and independent study sessions help our students to achieve strong academic...
This open day is your opportunity to find out more about Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall, the prep school for Stonyhurst College.A leading Catholic day and boarding school, Stonyhurst St Mary's Hall welcomes children aged 3 - 13 years, with full and weekly boarding options available from 8 years.Individual academic attention, world-class facilities, a strong sense of community, and a wide range of co-curricular activities help to bring out the best in every child, wherever their talent lies.Register...
This open evening is your chance to find out more about attending the sixth form at Stonyhurst College.The sixth form at Stonyhurst offers three options for study – A Level, International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or the IB Career Related Pathway. Each route provides a wide range of subjects for you to choose from and our staff will be happy to discuss the available options and help you to make the best decisions for your future.With excellent teaching staff, strong academic results, world-...
Nursery children
The Ministry of Education in Guyana last week gave its approval for a new programme of bilingual education to be piloted in three nursery schools, beginning in September. For International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Theodora Hawksley describes how the resource team developed the Quality Bilingual Education Programme for Wapichan Children, and explains the significance of indigenous Amerindian children being taught in their own language for the first time. It was late when we...
“As we made our visits, my eyes and ears were opened to the very real challenges these children face in covering just the basic necessities like lunch money, books, transportation, and uniforms,” reflected Scott Johnson, one of the sponsors of Seven Fountains Sponsorship Programme who visited Samoen and Mae Wang Districts last year.Seven Fountains Sponsorship Programme – raised by the community of Seven Fountains, a Jesuit retreat house in Chiangmai, Thailand - aims to assist poor students from...
Syria has entered its seventh year of crisis. The scale, complexity and severity of the situation and individual needs is as overwhelming as ever.Jesuit Missions supports the Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Middle East who have a centre in Damascus and Aleppo providing access to literacy workshops for women.Education is a basic need for all. Many women have grown up in a conservative environment and have been deprived of education in a society that sees men as the workers and women as housewives....
The Role and Responsibility of the Commission in regard to schools and parishes associated with the Jesuits.ParishesIn safeguarding matters, parishes are the responsibility of the local diocesan bishop. Safeguarding policy and practice in all parishes are the remit of the local diocesan safeguarding commission.The Jesuit Safeguarding commission will work in partnership with diocesan commissions, guided by the CSAS protocol when agreeing who has the lead responsibility, in the functions of the...

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