Patron Saint of Principals and School Teachers
Educational Reformer in France.Asked to help open a school for poor boys, he gave more than was bargained for.
Appalled at how useless the teachers were, he started the Brothers of Christian Schools, recruiting real teachers who were not priests.
He made many educational reforms such as abolishing teaching in Latin. He also introduced group classes and teacher-training schemes.
Authors: Peter J Allen and Chas Saunders
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Location : Worldwide Christianity
Gender : Male
Type : Saint or Sage
Celebration or Feast Day : Unknown at present
Birth and Death Dates : 1654-1719
Pronunciation : Coming soon
Alternative names : None known
Popularity index : 376
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