Ontario English Catholic Teachers

Family Life


Family Life and Physical Education Curriculum Links (1-8) (2011)

Provides Curriculum Links between the Ontario Curriculums, Grades 1-8: Health and Physical Education, Interim Edition, 2010 (Revised), the Fully Alive Program, and Other Catholic Education Resources. It was written to support teachers in their quest to infuse the Catholic perspective into the Ontario curriculum. From the Institute for Catholic Education.

Leprosy in the World Today: Answering the Call to Care (CCC)
This resource was developed by the CCC in partnership with The Leprosy Mission Canada. Answering the Call to Care provides teachers with practical lessons for elementary and secondary students. The lessons, grounded in Catholic Social Teachings, make the link from the Ontario Catholic Graduate Expectations and the expectations of the Religious Education and Family Life and cross-curricular connections, to the work of The Leprosy Mission Canada. The lessons provide faith-filled activities for learning about Leprosy in the world today and answering the call to assist those who are affected by the disease.
Pastoral Guidelines to Assist Students of Same-Sex Orientation (ACBO)
At the request of the Education Commission of the Assembly of Catholic Bishops of Ontario, a team of Catholic educators developed this pastoral guideline for assisting students with a same-sex attraction. It is written to support school personnel in making Catholic school communities safe and nurturing for all students in their care.
Respecting Difference (OCSTA)
The Catholic Trustees, in consultation with the Bishops and other Catholic partners, produced an alternative to the Ministry of Education’s application of their Equity and Inclusivity strategy with respect to Gay-Straight Alliances.