As the numbers of priests, brothers and sisters directly involved in education decrease, the role of leading Catholic education is now more clearly a mission for the laity. Many lay people are seeking help and resources in reflecting on the nature of Catholic education, the distinctive qualities of the Catholic school and the proper types of relationship for the Catholic classroom.
Leading Life to the Full aims to help readers to reflect on their experiences of teaching and leading in Catholic schools in the context of gospel values. The book explores six main themes , call, vision, styles, dealing with others, the role of teaching in the community and Jesus as a role model. This book is ideal for individuals or groups who wish to deepen their appreciation of the role of teaching and leadership in schools.