Teaching for Change is a resource for teachers and parents to make use of in the education of children and youth to build a more equitable, multicultural society, and for the children to become active global citizens.
The section ‘Early Childhood Equity Initiative‘ contains resources and articles in both English and Spanish to inspire leaders in early [...]
Youth across Europe have expressed their views on four of the life sciences' trickiest ethical issues through the EU- funded 2 Ways project. The youth met in Brussels, Belgium in early December 2010, in a European Science Parliament and adopted resolutions on the use of embryonic stem cells, the use of the results of [...]
Educate Together schools teach the Learn Together Ethical Education Curriculum, rather than the religious instruction programmes taught in denominational schools. This curriculum has four strands:
Moral and Spiritual: children learn about feelings and values, the development of conscience, choices and consequences, stillness and meditation.
Equality and Justice: children learn about wants and needs, rights and responsibilities; the [...]
These guidelines support the Primary School
Curriculum (1999) and identify the ways in which
intercultural education permeates that curriculum.
The aim of these guidelines is to contribute to the
development of Ireland as an intercultural society
based on a shared sense that language, culture andethnic diversity is valuable. They aim to contribute
to the development of a shared ability and sense [...]
The interview offers an approach to the female genital mutilation and tries to focus on several aspects related with religion and beliefs. The author considers that the justification of female mutilation based on religion (Islam) is wrong interpretation of the Holy Koran and a misunderstanding.
A Book on an Apparent Palestinian Conceptual Framework For Civic Education – Proceedings of the Workshops
This book is as a result of many centralized and local workshops conducted by Teacher Creativity Center in Jenin, Hebron, Ramallah, and Gaza City The goal of these workshops was to create a debating environment concerning the conceptual framework for civic education. The book contains every working paper presented during the workshops, in addition to [...]
The interview offers in-depth analysis about the study of religion today, including its relations with violence, nonviolence, peace and intercultural dialogue and citizenship education.
The purpose of this study was to gather information about current theories on civic education and how the theories are applied around the world. The aim was also to examine the operation of civic education programs in Palestinian schools to gain an understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the programs in order that appropriate [...]
I have been asked to shed some light on Islam as a peaceful religion. In view of the shortage of time, I can only address this subject briefly. Whenever one wishes to speak about Islam as a religion of peace, the question naturally springs to mind that whereas there are so many religions in the [...]
The research has been conducted on the basis of theoretical reflection given to the Project by authors and partners involved1 during meetings and contributions exchanged and shared in the preliminary steps of the research concerning the evaluation results of different case studies in the field of education.
The debate on the meaning of intercultural education is [...]