Title

Effective practice in nurturing faith commitment of young Catholics

Publication Date

2009

Abstract

The aim of this research is to investigate and identify effective practice in nurturing the faith commitment of young Catholics. This study explores the different approaches to religious practice by young Catholics and the powerful work of Catholic schools. This project is ongoing and currently in its final stage of data collection. This data collection is comprised of three stages: Stage 1: In-depth interviews at 17 secondary schools (Victorian dioceses) with Religious Education Teachers and Coordinators; 2009-2010 Administered to Victorian dioceses In-depth Interview transcripts Format: Transcripts in electronic format Stage 2: Online qualitative survey of Australian young Catholics; 2010-2011
Online survey administered through Qualtrics to Australia-based participants
Qualitative survey administered through Qualtrics
Format:Qualitative survey responses hosted by Qualtrics (electronic format) Stage 3: Online qualitative survey of Australian Parish Priests and youth workers, with follow-up in-depth interviews, 2012-ongoing.

Online survey administered through Qualtrics
Australia-based participants
Qualitative survey administered through Qualtrics
Format:Qualitative survey responses hosted by Qualtrics (electronic format)

Document Type

Research Data

Access Rights

Mediated

Grant ID

Funded by Victorian Bishops’ Grant for Excellence in Religious Education.

Notes

Mediated access for collaborative research by contacting A/Prof. Kath Engebretson.

Keywords

Catholic schools and the future, Theories and models of religious education, Curriculum in religious education, Religious studies, Religious education in Catholic schools

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