The purpose of Identity and Curriculum in Catholic Education Project sponsored by the Archdiocese of Brisbane, Queensland Catholic Education Offices, the Sisters of Mercy, Edmund Rice Education and the Presentation Sisters in partnership with Australian Catholic University was to bring a Catholic perspective to the general school curriculum that complements Religious Education and the religious life of the school.

This project was led by Dr. Jim Gleeson, the inaugural Professor of Identity of Identity and Curriculum at ACU, collated and conducted research that informed the development, implementation and evaluation of innovative approaches to the integration of a Catholic perspective across the curriculum. School-based action research to establish the feasibility and effectiveness of integrating Catholic social teaching across a wide range of learning areas was the primary goal and activity of the project.

Summary report (PDF, 348.9KB)


Identity and Curriculum in Catholic Education Project

Project Team

General research activities

Action research activities

Dissemination Conference

Teaching and Learning Resources


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