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Paige, Carol A. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2020
The concept of citizenship has changed and evolved over time. Spain, as part of the European Union, has been included in a paradigm shift from a focus on nationalism to the concept of global citizenship. This has spurred a national controversy over the way in which Spanish students should be educated about citizenship. This article provides a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education, Christianity, Parochial Schools
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Billingsley, Berry; Nassaji, Mehdi – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2020
We report on a large-scale survey of 1,772 upper-secondary school students in 16 Church of England schools to discover their perceptions of how science and religion relate. We found that students who attend Church schools are pedagogically, socially and cognitively confined to the view that science and religion conflict. The findings are discussed…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Parochial Schools, Christianity
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Wilson, Tom – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2020
This article brings James Smith's three-volume "Cultural Liturgies" into dialogue with fieldwork in 'Midlands Madrasah', drawing out questions and points of discussion that are applicable to Christian education of children, especially within a church context. The article begins with an overview of madrasah education and the main…
Descriptors: Muslims, Religious Education, Christianity, Spiritual Development
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Kits, Gerda J. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
Indigenous scholars argue that reconciliation requires educators to make space for Indigenous perspectives in the curriculum. This article agrees, arguing that Christians who are committed to Wolterstorff's (2004) concept of "educating for shalom" must work towards decolonization of the educational system. Eurocentrism in the current…
Descriptors: Christianity, Indigenous Knowledge, Ethnocentrism, Postcolonialism
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Twelves, Jim – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
Alphacrucis College, Australia, has developed a Clinical Teaching Model (CTM) as an option within the initial teacher-training awards. The Alphacrucis College model intentionally combines the pre-service teachers' spiritual formation with their professional development. This article reports on an evaluation of the CTM students' experience compared…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Preservice Teachers, Spiritual Development, Self Esteem
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Stuart-Buttle, Ros – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
Church-affiliated universities operate with increasingly complex roles and functions when engaging with multiple stakeholders in the provision of higher education. This article asks how to understand and analyse the interactions when these universities are among the multiple stakeholders in Christian teacher education. What frameworks of analysis…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Correlation
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Gracie, Anita; Brown, Andrew W. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
The Controlled Schools' sector in Northern Ireland is usually described as de facto Protestant. By examining its history and current context, this article considers the veracity of that statement. In many schools RE is often 'squeezed out' of an already overcrowded timetable. This results in the quantity and quality of RE teaching varying widely,…
Descriptors: Protestants, Educational History, Christianity, Cultural Pluralism
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Cross, Graeme; Campbell-Evans, Glenda; Gray, Jan – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Are religious schools fit to prepare students with the social competencies required for life in a pluralistic society, or do they offer a sheltered school experience, which deprives them of adequate socialization opportunities? This question has emerged in public discourse in response to the growing presence of religious schools in many western…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Social Capital, Qualitative Research
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Madero, Cristóbal – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
This article presents an historical and critical review of the Declaration on Christian Education "Gravissimum Educationis," promulgated on October 28, 1965, during the fourth and last session of Vatican II. By considering the history and context of this document, and after evaluating the three socio-ecclesial factors that were behind…
Descriptors: Christianity, Religious Education, History, Churches
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Boele-de Bruin, H. L.; de Muynck, A. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Professional ideals arise from personal worldviews and specify teachers' professional identities. This study aimed to explore how faith is present in the professional ideals of Christian teachers. The professional ideals of 107 Dutch teachers from conservative Protestant primary and secondary schools were explored using an open-ended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Christianity, Religious Education, Private Schools
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Wong, Mary Shepard; Lee, Seong-Yun – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Education has long been an interest of foreign missionaries. Many criticisms have been raised over the promotion of imperialism in foreign missionary education. However, what is often overlooked is the positive mutual impact foreign educators have had on both their host and home societies. This article explores the influence of early educational…
Descriptors: Christianity, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Ango, Samuel Peni – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
Nigerian society is bedeviled by corruption and injustice, whose prevalence may be partly explained by the dominant educational systems in the country. Paulo Freire has suggested that unjust systems are sustained by educational systems that condition learners to accept injustice. He also indicts the church for supporting such educational systems.…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Teaching Methods, Power Structure, Biblical Literature
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Lankshear, David W.; Francis, Leslie J.; Eccles, Emma L. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
This study argues that assessment of student attitudes provides insight into the culture and climate of schools. The Francis Scale of Attitude toward Christianity was employed to explore the Christian culture and climate of Anglican church primary schools within the state-maintained sector across Wales. The analysis drew on responses from 1,899…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Christianity
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Prior, Christopher Michael – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
In Christian schools, leaders' roles include the integration of the particular beliefs of the community through all aspects of school life. This article describes an interpretive study into school leaders' perceptions of the essential features of Christian Education National (CEN) schools, how they integrated these features into school culture,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Administrator Attitudes, Principals, Religious Education
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Toh, Tze Keong; Koh, Joyce Hwee Ling; Chai, Ching Sing – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2017
This article explores the use of a constructivist pedagogical approach to cultivate reflective dispositions during small group Bible study. Conducted in a local church Bible class setting (n = 12), the instructional design emulated the reflective thinking process, while adopting collaborative knowledge-building as its pedagogical framework.…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning, Knowledge Level
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