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The Catholic Teacher Podcast

May 29, 2020

These days many teachers can find it difficult to know what the Catholic Church actually teaches on key issues and then how to present that teaching to young people in a compelling way. Many teachers feel it is not their job to provide too much direct moral or religious instruction. In this episode it's time to talk...


May 27, 2020

The complexity of modern education means so many Catholic teachers are constantly up-skilling. This is a good thing but sadly the area of deep and consistent faith formation is often overlooked. In this episode I offer some encouragement as to why faith formation for Catholic teachers is so important. A simple daily...


May 27, 2020

Imagine a Catholic school without Catholic teachers. You might have desks and books and screens and students but if you take out the teachers there is no Catholic school. At the very heart of what defines a Catholic school is the unique lived witness of the teachers whom Jesus has placed in that unique environment....


May 26, 2020

In today's episode I share another great quote from Pope John Paul ii's great document on Catholic education called Catechesi Tradendae. He shares with us the truth that students have a right to learn the fullness of the Catholic faith even if our post-modern world is not too excited about doing so. Listen in as I...


May 25, 2020

These days there are so many theories and methods that promise teachers a transformed classroom or a better experience of personal well-being or work/life balance. Some of these have merit but often they leave teachers stuck in the same old patterns. In today's episode I want to share with you some insights about...