La Salle Rumbek: built to give youth back the education which the war has stolen

Posted on 25 February 2021
La Salle Rumbek: built to give youth back the education which the war has stolen
The school is in Rumbek, Lakes State, South Sudan, the world's youngest nation that became independent in 2011 after a long and bloody war with northern Sudan. Due to the ongoing civil war, started in 2013, many of the already insufficient educational infrastructures have been destroyed or misappropriated and converted for other use. Educational attainment is extremely poor because of the lack of schools, qualified teachers, and materials. In or...
 

SEND YOUR CONGRATULATIONS TO BROTHER GERARD RUMMERY

Posted by RELAN on 24 February 2021
SEND YOUR CONGRATULATIONS TO BROTHER GERARD RUMMERY
Brother Gerard Rummery, FSC, will be recognized with the Brother John Johnston, FSC Award on Tuesday April 6, 2021, 7:00 p.m. EDT / 4:00 p.m. PDT / Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 9:00 a.m. AEST / 11:00 a.m. NZST. (Find your time zone here.)  Lasallians from across the world are invited to share videos congratulating Brother Gerard, which will be considered for use in a video compilation to be shown at the virtual celebration. Click here to submit a video for consideration. Please introduce y...
 

AN AUTHENTIC LASALLIAN - Affiliation of Chris Goodman

Posted by Br Gary Wilson FSC on 24 February 2021
AN AUTHENTIC LASALLIAN - Affiliation of Chris Goodman
                        How to judge a truly authentic Lasallian educator? Many different ways perhaps. One measure is a formal 'Affiliation' the highest honour of the Brothers' Institute, and a recognition- as it were- of being esteemed affectionately as a 'brother'. Chris Goodman of Oakhill College, Castle Hill, NSW, was conferred Affiliation on Thursday 4 February 2021. Fellow-tea...
 

Vocations Prayer February 2021 - The Miracles of God's Providence take place every day"

Posted by Br Arian Lopez on 23 February 2021
Vocations Prayer February 2021 - The Miracles of God's Providence take place every day"
"The work of vocations is about helping people "heal the wounds of the past, deconstructing the irrational or little-argued ideas with which they approach the religious, and prioritizing involvement in the mission before addressing religious formation. In all cases, bring them closer to significant experiences of spirituality, fraternity, and service." From Circular 475 "From Hope to Commitment: Understanding Lasallian Vocations" p3, http:...
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Introduction from Vice-Chancellor and President of Australian Catholic University

Posted by ACU on 23 February 2021
Introduction from Vice-Chancellor and President of Australian Catholic University
Dear ACU community, I am delighted to take up the role of Vice-Chancellor and President of Australian Catholic University and would like to share some words of introduction with you in this video.   This is an important time in the higher education sector, bringing new challenges for us all. ACU has an important role to play in higher education and society more broadly and it is our ambition to become a global leader in Catholic education and research. Together with our se...
 

Br Quentin: "A quiet teacher will have a quiet classroom. A loud teacher will have a loud classroom"

Posted by Allan Drummond on 22 February 2021
Br Quentin: "A quiet teacher will have a quiet classroom. A loud teacher will have a loud classroom"
Here's one of my former principals - Brother Quentin, aka BQ. As a teacher, sometime last century, his students were known to comment on his quiet manner. He spoke so softly that the students in the back row were leaning forward, straining to hear what he had to say. Of course, they wouldn't have bothered if he weren't saying something useful. Classes usually reflect the personality of their teacher. A quiet teacher will have a quiet classroom. A loud teacher will have a loud cl...
 

Golden Guitar awarded to DLS Caringbah Music Teacher

Posted by De La Salle College, Caringbah on 22 February 2021
                      Mr Luke O'Shea, Music teacher at De La Salle College Caringbah, recently won two Golden Guitars at the 2021 Tamworth Country Music Festival. Luke won the Heritage Song of the Year award for the song 'Happy Australia Day', which was written and performed with Kamileroi Man Mr Kevin Bennett (pictured above right). The song and video were designed to be used as teacher resource...
 
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