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Dinama, Baamphatlha – Perspectives in Education, 2010
I explore the ways in which RE teachers understand and implement a multi-faith Religious Education curriculum in Botswana junior secondary schools. The multi-faith RE curriculum came about as a result of an educational policy change in 1994. The study is based on case studies and draws its data from classroom observations, interviews and documents…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Policy
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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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Page, Sarah-Jane; Yip, Andrew Kam-Tuck – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2012
Schooling can be a pivotal time in young people's formative experience when identities are negotiated and forged. However, contradictory dominant cultures can operate within the school context, making it very challenging for individuals to negotiate their religious and sexual identities within a sexualised and heteronormative space. This essay…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Foreign Countries, Educational Experience, Academic Achievement
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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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Keddie, Amanda – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2014
This paper explores issues of equity and group identity at "Hamilton Court," a large comprehensive multi-faith and multi-cultural school located in England. The exploration draws on data gathered from a study that examined the conditions, structures and practices associated with productively addressing issues of justice and cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Ethnic Diversity, Whites
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Casson, Ann – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2011
The present article highlights one of the challenges faced by the Catholic Church in maintaining the Catholicity of Catholic schools in England, that is to say, the students' construction of a fragmented Catholic identity from elements of the Catholic faith tradition. The article explores Catholic students' perceptions of their Catholic identity.…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Catholics, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Taber, Keith S.; Billingsley, Berry; Riga, Fran; Newdick, Helen – Science Education, 2011
It has been argued that learning science may be complicated, and even compromised, when students hold worldviews that may seem at odds with what is presented in science lessons. In particular, in some parts of the world, there has been considerable concern that students from particular religious backgrounds may reject some science teaching if…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Conflict, Religion, Science Instruction
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Vestøl, Jon Magne – Religious Education, 2016
Drawing on perspectives from sociocultural theory, this article investigates how Christian denominations are represented in Norwegian textbooks of religious education and by young believers. The main finding is that textbooks and young adherents present religion in substantially different ways. While textbooks relate religion to global and…
Descriptors: Christianity, Textbooks, Religious Education, Foreign Countries