Brent Lilley, Secondary Teacher at St Joseph's High School, Aberdeen.
My involvement with Catholic education is now in its second decade, having spent 10 years as a student and now two as a teacher. It has enabled me to gain a diverse understanding of the way in which Catholic schools carry out their practice and mission.
Catholic education has been a major influence in shaping my views of the world and encourages deep personal introspection. It provides a challenging yet nurturing experience in a cultivating environment that supports individuals to be the best person they can be.
I cherish the opportunity to work as a teacher in Catholic education, a vocation that has provided the rewarding opportunity to change the lives of young people in a meaningful way. It is my belief that the Gospel values taught in Catholic education shape students with the character to lead positive and fulfilling lives.
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