Other Tools Archive


Teaching for Tolerance

The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief has developed these tools that promote reflection around attitudes and tolerance. The tools are created with the purpose to prepare students to have an open mind in the dialogs that they will have with the people around them.

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Teaching and Talking in Schools About 9/11

Many of the materials mentioned in this list were especially compiled or updated for the tenth anniversary of 9/11 in Autumn 2011. Most but not all have a specific focus on teaching, in both formal and informal settings.
The list is intended primarily for teachers and youth workers, and those who support and advise them. It [...]

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The 2011 Attacks in Norway: Links

This paper was compiled on the morning of Tuesday 26 July. It contains links to a small selection of the thousands of articles, commentaries and blogs that were been published on the internet over the following days.
It starts by recalling the assumptions and speculations in media coverage on Friday 22 July. It then continues by [...]

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Has Multiculturalism Failed?

This paper was compiled following David Cameron’s speech at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday 5 February 2011.
The speech and media discussions of it dealt with three principal themes: The concept of multiculturalism, and whether multiculturalism in Britain, and in Europe more generally, has failed; The nature and causes of violent extremism, and approaches to [...]

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Race Equality and Racist Bullying

The papers in this collection are to do with countering racist bullying in schools, within the wider contexts of promoting race equality and countering bullying more generally. They can be used as handouts in staff training sessions and discussions, and some can be incorporated into staff handbooks and local authority [...]

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Not Just Numbers: An Educational Toolkit About Migration and Asylum in Europe

'Not Just Numbers' is a toolkit about migration and asylum in the European Union, produced by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
The toolkit has been designed to help teachers and other educators engage young people in informed discussion on this important subject. It is [...]

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Scriptural Reasoning

Scriptural Reasoning (SR) represents a text study between Christians, Muslims and Jews. It is a practice whereby members of these faiths, in small groups, study together their own and each other’s sacred scriptures. The space created by the three faiths in study together is often likened to the Biblical ‘Tent of Meeting’.
This website is [...]

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A First Amendment guide

Knowledge about religions is not only a characteristic of an educated person, but it is also absolutely necessary for understanding and living in a world of diversity. Knowledge of religious differences and the role of religion in the contemporary world can help promote understanding and alleviate prejudice.
First Amandement Center recognizes that study about religion [...]

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Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity, Islam

This website gives an overview of the many activities by the New York Public Library that provide artistic, religious, educational and other aspects of the three Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

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Millie Brown Sees Music

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