“To the very antipodes”: nineteenth-century Dominican Sister-teachers in Ireland and New Zealand

Jenny Collins
  • Paedagogica Historica, August 2013, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/00309230.2013.799504

Dominican Sister Teachers in Ireland and New Zealand, 1870-1905

What is it about?

This paper explores the way “Old World” social and cultural structures and their connections with their motherhouse in Sion Hill, Dublin shaped the teaching and religious lives of Founder Sisters and the changes as they began to reshape their educational mission around a new cultural and religious identity.

Why is it important?

This paper challenges educational historians to acknowledge the role Catholic Sister-Teachers played in the formation of education systems in the New World

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