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Catholic schools more relevant than ever

Catholic schools more relevant than ever

Catholic schools are “more relevant than ever”, Scotland’s leading historian has told Tes Scotland on the 100th anniversary of their entry into the state sector.

However, others remain sceptical that Catholic schools are capable of adapting to societal changes such as the demand for education that is inclusive of LGBT young people.

Historian Sir Tom Devine (pictured above) told Tes Scotland that Catholic schools were “more relevant than ever” because challenges such as “gross materialism” and “the extraordinary seduction of the mass media” make a “values-based education” all the more important.

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