The school board provides the opportunity for members of the school, parish and diocesan communities to support the mission of Catholic education in the school. Working with the Principal, Parish Priest, and staff, the school board members provide leadership to the wider school community.
Collaborative Ministry is a particular way of relating and working together. It is an ongoing process that involves bringing forth people’s talents and interests to meet the needs of the community through collaborative decision-making. This reflection tool provides an opportunity for school boards and P&Fs to reflect on how they relate and work together. (Source[…]
‘No one has all the wisdom. Everyone has some of the wisdom. Everyone has a different piece’ (Sr Mary Benet McKinney). A workshop on the very distinctive practice of Share Wisdom that is a cornerstone of Catholic meeting practice. (Source Better Together: Catholic School Advisory Bodies)
A set of Principles organised as cut-outs to aid discussion of the core Principles that should underpin the work of Catholic school boards and P&F’s.
School boards may want to use the readings as a series of formation discussions (best to read before the meeting and then used as the stimulus for discussion). The readings are also useful at a personal level for those wanting to further explore aspects of faith through a thoughtful and accessible program. Session 1: Presence[…]