The mission of the Catholic school and role of the principal in a changing Catholic landscape

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Coughlan, Pat. (2009). The mission of the Catholic school and role of the principal in a changing Catholic landscape [Thesis]. https://doi.org/10.4226/66/5a95f054c680e
AuthorsCoughlan, Pat
Qualification nameDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Abstract

This research explores the mission of the Catholic school and the role of the principal in a changing Catholic landscape. The context of this research is set within a Catholic landscape of radical change. Declining allegiance to institutional Church and disintegration of parishes as a focal point for sacramental and community life are indicative of paradigmatic shifts in understandings of Catholic life. In spite of these changes, Australian Catholic schools continue to enjoy widespread popularity and steady growth in enrolments (McLaughlin, 2005; Smith, 2007). This changing Catholic landscape has implications for the way in which the Catholic school seeks to fulfil its mission and for the role of the Catholic school principal...

Year2009
PublisherAustralian Catholic University
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4226/66/5a95f054c680e
Research GroupSchool of Educational Leadership
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Publication dates01 Nov 2009
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