What Makes Jesuit Education Unique?

 

Director of Curriculum, Mr. Dan Hershel delivers a stellar presentation on the Ignatian Pedagogical Paradigm, (IPP) a process of education that defines Jesuit education, to the First Year Ignatian Formation Cohort.  The IPP parallels the method of the Spiritual Exercises, educating with a sense of context (we bring who we are to the educational enterprise), experience (an authentic interaction with the subject), reflection (How does this experience connect with the greater world?) action (How does the students’ interior choices lead to exterior manifestations?) and evaluation (How does external and self evaluation help students AND teachers determine what success looks like?