Tag Archives: diversity

Students more diverse than teachers at Gaston schools

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On the need for inter-religious dialogue

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Tutorias educar para la paz

The Tutorials for Peace Education elaborated by Educacion Sin Fronteras, NGO based in Spain, is a compilation of teaching materials for primary and secondary school related with intercultural education, respect for diversity, gender, poverty and human rights. Panels, interactive maps, games and illustrations are available on the web site. The tools are in English and Catalan. 

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AHRC/ESRC Religion and Society Programme

The Religion and Society website provides information about 75 original research projects recently commissioned in the UK by the Arts and Humanities Research and Economic and Social Research Councils on different aspects of the relationship between religion and society. Projects are across disciplines and some are historical and/or international in focus. Six projects are about [...]

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Recommendation CM/Rec(2008)12 of the Committee of Ministers to member states on the dimension of religions and non-religious convictions within intercultural education

The Council of Europe’s preparation of this recommendation was a protracted process, embracing a project group, working committees, expert meetings and a conference in Oslo expressing the wish for intercultural and interreligious dialogue, followed by publication of the proceedings (The Religious Dimension of Intercultural Education, 2005), the production of a reference book for schools – [...]

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Mixitup Activity Booklet-early grades

The Fall 2005 activity booklet contains different activities for students to learn about different topics related to tolerance, such as diversity, stereotypes, respect, and encouraging interactions with other students. The lesson plans included in this book are for various activities: A Hand of Friendship, Diversity Bingo, A Respect Activity, Getting to Know Each [...]

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Booklet: Making Friends,Being Friends

The Spring 2006 activity booklet contains lesson plans that illustrate to teachers how the themes in the Mix It Up program can be incorporated into certain discussions, events, and holiday celebrations. The lesson plans in this booklet are for activities titled: Mix It Up on Valentine’s Day, Mix It Up About Gender, Mix [...]

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Mixitup Activity Booklet middle & upper grades

The Fall 2005 activity booklet contains activities and lesson plans for teachers to encourage students to assess social boundaries at school, challenge their schools’ group divisions, and assess the perceptions of different people. The activity Mix It Up Survey is an activity asking students to survey their school. Map It Out is an [...]

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Religion, Culture, and Diversity

"Background. Overview: Diversity and pluralism are hallmarks of our society. The plethora of traditions and values that share our continent are bound both to conflict with, and to enrich, one other. Each new group of immigrants challenges the mainstream to accept its religion and culture, and is challenged to keep its identity while getting along [...]

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Singapore Islamic Education System – A Conceptual Framework

This curriculum is specifically for Islamic education in Singapore. The Council wants their curriculum to uphold the Islamic values of goodness to humanity, justice, brotherhood, and the importance of contributing to the development of human civilization. This curriculum aims to develop Muslims intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally through the knowledge and internalization of Islamic values and [...]

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