education

Sarah Teather MP is to join the International Advocacy team of the Jesuit Refugee Service. From 1 June 2015, she will become JRS’s advocacy adviser, focussing on the provision of education for refugee children in the Middle East and South Sudan.For nearly 12 years, Sarah Teather has represented the London constituency of Brent Central, the most ethnically diverse in the United Kingdom; she will stand down as a Member of Parliament in May. In addition to her time as an MP, Ms Teather has had a...
The latest Faith Matters Question Time took place at Farm Street in London last night. A panel of four debated whether religion should be part of education in the latest discussion organised by the Mount Street Jesuit Centre and the Agency for Evangelisation.The debate chaired by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ included Jonathan Bartley, the Founding Director of Ekklesia, the Christian Political Think Tank. His own experience of trying to find a place for his son in a faith school has led him to...
Children and staff from six Jesuit primary schools have spent three days reflecting on their Ignatian heritage. They were attending the ‘Ignite’ conference at Stonyhurst College in Lancashire.Pupils and teachers from St Aloysius, Glasgow, St John’s Beaumont, Windsor, Barlborough Hall near Sheffield, Donhead (Wimbledon) and St Joseph’ s, Hurst Green attended the conference at Stonyhurst's prep school, St Mary’s Hall, at which they considered St...
Education is one of the most critical areas of empowerment for women, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Among children not attending school in the developing world, there are twice as many girls as boys, and among illiterate adults there are twice as many women as men. However, studies strongly suggest that when women have the opportunity to gain an education a wide variety of positive things begin to happen.These issues will be addressed by Sr Lynne Baron FCJ on 9...
Most Jesuit schools in Britain reopen this week after the summer break. And for those whose secondary education has ended, the world of work or further studies beckons.2014 school leavers from St Aloysius College in Glasgow are heading for a wide selection of Scottish universities, with their subjects ranging from psychology and maths/economics at St Andrew's to pharmacology and law at Strathclyde. Other students will be studying medicine at Dundee, Music Technology at the West of Scotland...
Boys of St Ignatius College, Enfield teach in Dodoma, Tanzania
The day had finally come; the day we students make our transition from Students to Teachers. Needless to say we appreciate our teachers a bit more for what they do after yesterday (Not too much though, of course). We as teachers taught pupils of the various ages and educating them about our respective subjects (well… we at least tried to). Frank, Liam and I went for a Messi, Iniesta and Xavi (The 3 Musketeers) approach to our lessons, with me being Messi of course! In all truth we...
Cardinal Vincent Nichols, the Archbishop of Westminster, was the guest of honour at Stonyhurst’s prize-giving this year. In his address to parents and pupils at the historic Jesuit school in Lancashire, the most senior member of the Catholic Church in England and Wales described Pope Francis as the finest exponent of Jesuit education, for his focus on the human person.Cardinal Nichols said that, it was clear from meeting his Holiness in Rome that the generosity and love...