Catholic Education

Through Let’s Talk Science’s RaDI-N2 & You project, students from more than 300 Canadian classrooms, including three in the Niagara Catholic board, are collecting data on exposure rates to radiation neutrons in conjunction with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield.

Catholic schools stress faith in recruitment

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Each year thousands of high school students seek the next step in their educational journey — and there are plenty of options.

Canada’s beauty reflected in Catholic universities

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TORONTO - One of the greatest privileges of my life is that my entire postsecondary education occurred at different Catholic universities on three different continents. I was exposed to the variety and beauty of Catholic higher education in general, and the unique identity and mission of Catholic education in particular.

Year of Faith goes to the heart of campus

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TORONTO - In the campus ministry context, every year is the Year of Faith, said Josh Canning.

Promoting the value of Catholic education

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TORONTO - The Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association (OCSTA) has launched a public awareness campaign to promote and help ensure the preservation of publically funded Catholic education.

Kindergarten enrolment in early January

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TORONTO - The Toronto Catholic District School Board will be holding registration for full-day kindergarten, both existing programs and new ones, beginning Jan. 8.

The feminization of education

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TORONTO - Education is for girls, or at least that’s how the majority of young boys see it, says Jim Brown. Brown, a former director of education for the Huron-Perth Catholic District School Board, has published his findings in Rescuing Our Underachieving Sons.

TCDSB scholarship goes to future teacher

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TORONTO - The Toronto Catholic school board gave an early Christmas present to former student Kevin Ku, honouring him with the annual Peter Balciunas Scholarship Dec. 19.

Brampton students set CPR record

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Cardinal Leger Secondary School students capped off international CPR month by setting a new Guinness World Record for the longest continual performing of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.