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McKinney, Stephen J.; Conroy, James C. – Comparative Education, 2015
Catholic schools in Scotland have been fully state-funded since the 1918 Education (Scotland) Act. Under this Act, 369 contemporary Catholic schools are able to retain their distinctive identity and religious education and the teachers have to be approved by the Catholic hierarchy. Similar to the position of other forms of state-funded and…
Descriptors: Federal Aid, Educational Finance, Catholic Schools, Foreign Countries
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Maussen, Marcel; Bader, Veit – Comparative Education, 2015
The European Convention on Human Rights guarantees freedom of education, including opportunities to create and operate faith-based schools. But as European societies become religiously more diverse and "less religious" at the same time, the role of religious schools increasingly is being contested. Serious tensions have emerged between…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Religious Education, Role, Foreign Countries
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Ozanne, William I. – Comparative Education, 2010
Faith ethos education has subjective elements in it that are elusive to planners and administrators of national and international systems. This paper looks at how Sikhs, a minority group both in India and in other countries to which they have migrated manage to retain their faith-based education programmes successfully and yet relate to the…
Descriptors: Community Development, Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Spiritual Development
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Watson, Keith – Comparative Education, 2010
During the past 10 to 15 years there has been a renewed interest in the place of religion, religious education and religious schools in different parts of the world. This began in the USA and Europe with the development of private Christian schools. It was later followed by the resurgence of religious schools in the former parts of the Soviet…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Islam, Jews
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Rougier, Nathalie; Honohan, Iseult – Comparative Education, 2015
This paper examines the evolution of the state-supported denominational education system in Ireland in the context of increasing social diversity, and considers the capacity for incremental change in a system of institutional pluralism hitherto dominated by a single religion. In particular, we examine challenges to the historical arrangements…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Change, Protestants, Financial Support