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Cardinal Winning Lecture 2024

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April 20 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm

The title of this year's Cardinal Winning Lecture is Catholic Schools: In an increasingly secular context, who are we and what is our role?

The speaker is Philip Robinson, Chief Inspector of Catholic Schools for England & Wales.

It takes place on Saturday 20 April 2024 from 11.15am -12.30pm at the Saltire Lecture Theatre 438AB, James McCune Smith Building, University Avenue, Glasgow.

Holy Mass will precede the lecture in the University Chapel at 9:30am.

 Reserve your place: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/cardinalwinninglecture2024/1176577

Philip Robinson

Philip took up the post of Chief Inspector to the Catholic Schools Inspectorate in July of 2023.

Prior to that, and for the last ten years, he served as the Religious Education Adviser to the Catholic Education Service which acts on behalf of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales to promote and sustain Catholic education in the 2,209 Catholic schools in that province. Before that he was the religious education adviser for the diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.

Prior to both advisory roles he was a teacher of religious education for fourteen years, including five years leading an ‘outstanding religious education department’. In addition to his professional commitments, Philip is also currently in the final year of his doctoral studies, focusing on the question of how Catholic religious education can remain authentically Catholic while still meeting the external societal and legal demands that are placed upon it.


April 20
11:15 am - 12:30 pm
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