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Graham, Anne; Truscott, Julia – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
While there is growing international interest in meditation and mindfulness initiatives in schools, little research has focused on exploring the impact of such practices on students' spirituality. This paper reports data from a mixed method study involving primary school classes engaged in the regular practice of Christian meditation between Years…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Christianity, Spiritual Development, Elementary School Students
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O'Grady, Kevin; Jackson, Robert – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
The present article reports research conducted during 2018 in a secondary school in South Yorkshire, England with a class of 11-12-year-old boys and girls and the class teacher of religious education (RE), in consultation with the head and deputy head of the RE faculty. The focus of the project was on the extent to which existing research findings…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Secondary School Students, Teacher Attitudes
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Tse, Thomas Kwan Choi – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
The Methodist Church of Hong Kong has promoted a life education programme since 2004, and has progressively applied it in all affiliated schools. This article analyses the characteristics of the latest primary school life education curriculum compiled by this Christian school sponsoring body. There are three significant findings: 1) religious…
Descriptors: Biblical Literature, Religious Education, Christianity, Beliefs
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Niemi, Pia-Maria; Kimanen, Anuleena; Kallioniemi, Arto – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
How schools navigate between the demands presented by secularisation, and the increasing plurality of religious traditions has become a very topical issue in many European countries, including Finland, in recent decades. The question is both practical and philosophical by nature because the ways in which various beliefs and values are represented…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Public Schools, Inclusion
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Casson, Ann; Cooling, Trevor – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
Religious Education (RE) in England and Wales functions within a post-secular culture. In the last fifty years, approaches characterised by academic rigour, impartiality, and professionalism have been prioritised. In this post-secular culture, the notion of bricolage aptly describes how some young people seek meaning, explore the spiritual…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Christianity, Secondary School Students
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Hannam, Patricia; Biesta, Gert; Whittle, Sean; Aldridge, David – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
In this paper, the central findings of a research project into religious literacy are presented. This project sought to answer the question as to whether or not religious literacy can be a way forward for religious education (RE). Starting with the idea of 'literacy', dominant approaches religious literacy in the literature are examined. An…
Descriptors: Literacy, Religious Education, Teaching Methods, Critical Literacy
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Shaw, Martha – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
The phrase 'religious literacy' whilst contested, is increasingly used both within Religious Education and more broadly in a range of professions and settings to describe a level of knowledge and understanding about the diverse religion and belief landscape and the skills to be able to engage with that diversity in a positive way. Taking as a…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Literacy, Guidelines
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Halafoff, Anna; Singleton, Andrew; Bouma, Gary; Rasmussen, Mary Lou – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
Australia is a culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse country, however, learning about the religious dimensions of this superdiversity is inadequately reflected in the national school curriculum, notwithstanding recent attempts to address this at the state level in Victoria. Debates regarding the role of religion in school have raged…
Descriptors: Diversity, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Education, Role of Religion
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Maxwell, Bruce; Hirsch, Sivane – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
Taking Quebec's mandatory religious education curriculum, Ethics and Religious Culture (ERC), as a case study, this paper examines the question of whether it is legitimate to teach about the illiberal and discriminatory aspects of religious belief and practice--misogyny, homophobia, racial discrimination and the like--in a religious education…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Religious Education, Ethics, Foreign Countries
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Vilà Baños, Ruth; Sánchez-Martí, Angelina; Rubio Hurtado, María José – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
Education professionals, and especially those in secondary education, are key players in enabling intercultural and interreligious dialogue. However, it is worth asking whether educational actors are in fact adequately trained to address the serious responsibilities and challenges represented by the participatory democratisation of public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education, Inservice Teacher Education
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von Brömssen, Kerstin; Ivkovits, Heinz; Nixon, Graeme – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2020
This article presents analyses of curricula in religious education (RE) for public schools in Austria, Scotland, and Sweden. A curricula is the plan that outlines the goals, content and outcomes in education. A critical discourse analysis approach (CDA) is used to explore how each national RE curricula constructs (a) the aims, status and purpose…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Multiple Literacies, Compulsory Education, Comparative Education
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Eisenschmidt, Eve; Kuusisto, Elina; Poom-Valickis, Katrin; Tirri, Kirsi – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This study investigates how moral virtues create purpose for ethical leadership. Four exemplary principals, two from Estonia and two from Finland, were interviewed to study their perceptions of critical incidents in their work and how moral virtues are manifest in their reflections. The results of qualitative content analysis showed that the…
Descriptors: Ethics, Principals, School Administration, Moral Values
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Viinikka, Kaisa; Ubani, Martin – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This study examines what kind of expectations religious education (RE) student teachers have about their professional development during their academic studies. The study focuses on eight RE student teachers in teacher education in Finland. The students were studied in light of the twenty-first-century skills framework. The analysis was deductive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Expectation, Student Teacher Attitudes, 21st Century Skills
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Hirsto, Laura – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
The aim of this paper is to investigate Finnish theology students' experiences of the learning environment provided by their faculty in relation to their personal worldview. Previous research has shown that theology students deal with the fundamental spiritual and religious questions in their learning processes both before and during their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Theological Education, Educational Environment, World Views
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Soleimani, Neda; Lovat, Terence – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
In this study, we attempt to explore a distinctive worldview as it pertains to Iranian education. We do this by focusing on the moral component implicit in English Language Teaching (ELT) in Iran and the challenges that might be experienced among ELT teachers when engaging in moral teacher practice, including making moral decisions in relation to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Moral Values, Religious Factors, Language Teachers
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