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Hanley, Pam; Bennett, Judith; Ratcliffe, Mary – International Journal of Science Education, 2014
This study explores whether the religious background of students affects their opinions about and attitudes to engaging with scientific explanations of the origins of the universe and of life. The study took place in four English secondary schools representing three different contexts (Christian faith-based; non-faith with majority Muslim…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religion, Religious Factors, Beliefs
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Kimanen, Anuleena – British Journal of Religious Education, 2016
Confessionality is a term which is seldom defined but often used. One of its meanings is enhancing the religiosity of pupils. In Finland, pupils are provided with religious education in their own religion. Does this produce more religious young people than a neutral or multi-religious education would produce? Interviews with 15-16-year-old Muslim…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Islam, Interviews
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Moulin, Daniel – British Educational Research Journal, 2015
This paper explores religious adolescents' reported experiences of secondary schools. Fifty-four qualitative interviews were conducted in places of worship in three cities in England with Christians (n = 46), Jews (n = 38) and Muslims (n = 15). Secondary schools of a religious and non-religious character were reported as not providing a suitable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religion, Identification, Secondary School Students
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Walseth, Kristin – Sport, Education and Society, 2015
Recent years have seen an increase in scholarly attention to minority pupils and their experience of physical education (PE). UK research identifies specific challenges related to Muslim pupils' participation in PE. In Norway, little research has been undertaken on Muslim pupils' experiences in PE, something this paper hopes to redress in part. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Muslims, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Factors