Mission and aims

The main objectives of ICALDE are to :

  1. train women and men capable of responding competently to the needs of societies in the design, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of public education policies;
  2. promote the Christian vision of education in the definition of educational policies;
  3. promote research and publication on education in general, and on Christian education in particular.


To achieve these objectives, ICALDE ensures, a Master level university qualification, including:

  1. training in legal sciences especially focused on the Right to Education in its meaning, consecration, mutations and challenges ;
  2. training in public affairs, with specializations in the fields of leadership, lobbying and advocacy on educational issues ;
  3. training in ethics, in the social teaching of the Church and in the Christian and calasanctian values of education.