Category Archives: Education

Cork Teachers Complete Church of Ireland Religious Education Certificate

In recent weeks, 10 teachers from primary schools in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork have completed the Religious Education Certificate Course (Follow Me).  This course is offered by the General Synod Board of Education and was coordinated and … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Northridge House Education and Research Centre, Religious Education, Schools in the Diocese

Clinical Pastoral Education Certificates presented in Cork

Northridge House Education and Research Centre, at Saint Luke’s Charity, Cork, hosted a celebration for the completion of its recent Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Programme on Wednesday 5th April. Six students, from Cavan, Wicklow, Dublin, Kerry, Wexford and Cork, completed … Continue reading

Posted in Church in Society, Clinical Pastoral Education, Education, Norhtridge House Education and Research Centre, Saint Luke's Charity

Research shows Primary School Pupils in Cork, Cloyne and Ross have Very Positive Attitude to Christianity

Research conducted recently among senior primary schools pupils in the Church of Ireland Diocese of Cork, Cloyne and Ross demonstrates that the children have an overall very positive attitude towards Christianity, higher than in many other contexts where the same research … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Work, Church of Ireland, Diocese, Education, Research, Schools in the Diocese

Bishop Paul Colton stands down from national education bodies of the Church of Ireland

The Bishop of Cork, the Right Reverend Dr Paul Colton recently stood down as a member of the Church of Ireland Board of Education (Republic of Ireland) on which he had served for fifteen years, and as chairperson of the Secondary … Continue reading

Posted in Bishop, Church of Ireland, Education, Voluntary Work

Irish Language Visit to Bandon Church of Ireland Parish

  Bhí Caroline Nolan, Oifigeach Forbartha, i nDroichead na Bandan ag bualadh le cléir na háite, ina measc, an tUrr. Kingsley Sutton (Cloch na Coillte),  an tUrr Anne Skuse (Moviddy Union), an tUrr John Ardis (An Sciobairín), an tUrr. Denis MacCarthy … Continue reading

Posted in Church of Ireland, Diocese, Education, Irish Language, Schools in the Diocese

Schools Singing Workshop at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork

On Tuesday morning last (7th March) seven schools gathered in Saint Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork for a workshop and performance led by Peter Stobart, Director of Music.  All are schools which Peter has been visiting regularly as part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Cathedral, Children's Ministry, Church Music, Community Involvement, Education, Schools in the Diocese, Youth Work

St Valentine’s Day Gift from Carrigaline School to Cork Penny Dinners

To mark St Valentine’s Day recently, the children of St Mary’s Church of Ireland School Carrigaline, County Cork,  once again this year, brought in items for Cork Penny Dinners. Cork Penny Dinners was founded during Famine times as a soup kitchen. … Continue reading

Posted in Charity Work, Children's Work, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Diocese, Education, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, People in Need, Schools in the Diocese