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Summary of School Year Religious Education and Family Life Education Improvement Plan - Elementary Sample
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School Board
School
Principal
Date

Religious Education and Family Life Education Program

Major Initiatives:

  • Devise a plan to ensure that Religious Education is timetabled 30 minutes per day, four times per week and Family Life Education 30 minutes per day, once per week
  • Work in conjunction with Board's Office staff to supply proper Religious Education and Family Life Education textbooks for each student
  • Promote Fair Trade Education and Products in School
  • Provide PD support and mentors for new teachers in the areas of Religious Education and Family Life

Timeline:


  • August/September

  • Two year plan

  • September - June
  • September - June

 

Adult Faith Formation/Teacher Spirituality

Major Initiatives:

  • Plan Retreat for School Staff for February P.A. Day
  • Support two teachers each to attend
    • When Faith Meets Pedagogy Conference
    • EOCCC Conference

Timeline:

  • October - January
  • October
  • April

Catholicity Across the Curriculum

Major Initiatives:

  • Allow time at four Staff Meetings for teachers to learn how to use the EOCCC CD
Curriculum Support for Catholic Schools: Enhancing the Religious Dimension of Catholic Education

 

Timeline:

  • October, December, March, May

The Triad: Home/School/Parish

Major Initiatives:

  • Develop Catholic Education Coalition within the local school community

 

Timeline:

  • October - June

Liturgical Seasons and Special Celebrations

Major Initiatives:

  • Highlight Catholic Education Week with School Eucharist and Celebration for Students, Parents, Parish and Community
  • Plan special celebration for the feast day of the School's Patron Saint
  • Begin a tradition of a Memorial Mass for students and staff who have died

 

Timeline:

  • Planning: November - April/Celebration: May
  • Planning: as appropriate/Celebration: as per Liturgical Calendar
  • Planning: October/Celebration: All Saints/All Souls (November)
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