CEC2023 Calling 2022 Catholic Education Many Gifts, One Mission WHY CHOOSE A CATHOLIC EDUCATION Learn more about our schools. EXPLORE OUR CATHOLIC SCHOOLS Quote To be entrusted with the teaching of the young is a great gift and grace of God. – St John Baptist De La Salle

The Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools (ACCS) works with Catholic schools to strengthen the Catholic ethos in their communities, and support the religious, civics and moral education these schools provide.

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Lay Catholics in School: Witnesses to Faith

Throughout history, men and women in the Catholic Church have devoted their lives to educating the young. Over time, the role of lay Catholic teachers has grown. On this day in 1982, the Sacred Congregation for Catholic Education produced a document entitled “Lay Catholics in Schools: Witnesses to Faith”, observing that “every person who contributes to integral human formation is an educator; but teachers have made integral human formation their very profession”.

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Nationwide Study on Building Strong Families in Singapore

Catholic Family Life (CFL) is conduction a survey, entitled “Building Strong Families in Singapore”, which aims to help social service providers better understand families’ journeys, the realities of families at different life stages, and the current resources available to support families.

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Vatican II’s Declaration on Christian Education

The Second Ecumenical Council of the Vatican is known for producing several documents on various aspects of the Church and Christian life. In total, there are sixteen documents, among which is the Declaration on Christian Education, Gravissimum educationis, promulgated in October 1965. In a study and discussion guide on the declaration, Aquinas College in Nashville, […]

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Teachers Receive Highest Honour for Excellence in Education

Ms Tay Hui Cheng of St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School (SACSS) was one of eight recipients and Mr Kok Boon Siang of St Anthony’s Primary School (SAPS) was one of nine finalists for this year’s President’s Award for Teachers (PAT).

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Staff and Alumni of Catholic Schools Winning National Awards

Various teachers and alumni from Catholic schools throughout Singapore have been recognised with national awards, including Ms Tan Shu Tian of St Anthony’s Primary School, who was one of six teachers who received the Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA) 2022.

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Maria Montessori: The Child is Father to the Man

The Montessori method has become synonymous with excellence in early childhood education. Even secular institutions have implemented the pedagogy of the Italian paediatrician Maria Montessori, who understood that children have an innate drive to learn and develop their interests and talents.

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Faith Formation

Kateri Tekakwitha: Lily of the Mohawks

St Kateri Tekakwitha is the first Native American saint. Following a petition by 906 Native Americans and two certified miracles, she was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1980 and canonised by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.

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Sir Thomas More: Lord Chancellor, Loving Father and Martyr

Although he abided by his conscience and sacrificed an earthly fatherhood, Saint Thomas More’s courageous witness to God’s truth makes him a steadfast spiritual father for time immemorial.

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Humour & Humility: St Philip Neri

A friend of St Ignatius of Loyola, and the founder of the Congregation of the Oratory, known as the Oratorians, St Philip is called the third Apostle of Rome after Sts Peter and Paul.

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