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www.ncchurches.org/1998/05/the-role-of-religion-in-public-education

Disagreements about the proper role of religion in public schools divide local communities and fuel national controversies. Across North Carolina and the United States battles are being fought over school prayer, the celebration of religious holidays, sex education, Bible courses, evolution and creationism. The voucher movement is fueled, in large part, by the opposition of religious ...

www.irishtimes.com/news/education/why-religious-education-has-an-important...

Why religious education has an important role to play in our society Opinion: ‘The suggestion that time might be taken from RE in order to increase the focus on literacy, numeracy, science or IT ...

www.hastac.org/blogs/emmamclaughlin22/2015/03/25/religion-education

Religion seems to be avoided in schools, educators are reluctant to raising the topic of religion in the classroom. Understandably they worry about offending students, or favoring a belief for that matter. Addressing religion in schools is essential to learning, and can adequately provide students with a diverse connection to the world.

www.theblaze.com/.../educators-ignore-the-part-religion-can-play-in-education

Education and religion are often seen to be incompatible. There is an underlying notion inside the liberal education establishment that religious belief is backwards and contrary to enlightenment. Schools have long been viewed as gateways to a glorious secular and technological future, free of religious superstition. After all, the purpose of educa

www.irishmethodist.org/sites/default/files/Education Role of Churches and...

The role of Churches and religion in Education 1. Historic transferor role Controlled schools are ‘church-related schools’ because in the 1930s, 40s and 50s, the three main Protestant Churches transferred their school buildings, pupils and staff into state control on the understanding that the Christian ethos of these

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religious_education

In secular usage, religious education (RE) is the teaching of a particular religion (although in the United Kingdom the term religious instruction would refer to the teaching of a particular religion, with religious education referring to teaching about religions in general) and its varied aspects: its beliefs, doctrines, rituals, customs, rites, and personal roles.

theconversation.com/time-for-change-a-new-role-for-religion-in-education-6564

After last week’s High Court challenge verdict on funding chaplains in schools, religious education is back in the headlines. The role of religion in Australian schools has been vigorously ...

accordcoalition.org.uk/2012/02/23/role-of-religion-in-education-discussed-in-public-debate

Role of religion in education discussed in public debate February 23, 2012 A high profile debate in Whitehall last night brought together a range of leading public figures and academics concerned with the role of religion in education to discuss “What’s the Place of Faith in Schools?”.

www.edweek.org/ew/issues/religion-in-schools/index.html

According to guidelines issued in 1998 by the Department of Education, public schools may, for example, teach courses in the history of religion, comparative religion, the Bible-as-literature, and ...

www.eajournals.org/.../uploads/The-Role-of-Religion-in-Value-Education-in-Nigeria-1.pdf

of religion in inculcating values, challenges of values education, relationship between religious instruction and values education. The paper was concluded by suggesting ways forward for a better society. KEYWORDS: Religion, Teacher, Value Education. INTRODUCTION Education, (religious education) inclusive, is not subject to a single definition ...