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CFP Deadline: Oct. 15, Symposium on Sacred and Secular: Faith and Formation, UK

[ October 7, 2014 to October 15, 2014. ] FaithXChange will hold a free one-day January 16, 2015 symposium on ‘How do religion and belief inform how we do politics, policy and practice?’

The last twenty years has seen a vast array of research invested in understanding and measuring the resources provided by religion and belief in the public sphere: people, networks, buildings. The implication [...]

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Jan 8 UK Symposium: Sacred or Secular: Politics, Policy, Practice.

[ January 8, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ] Religion and belief are now widely recognized in the public sphere, but not fully comprehended in terms of politics, policy and practice. These spheres are still framed by an older, secular context, which now seems unsuitable.

Exploring these issues will be the Symposium on “Sacred or Secular: Politics, Policy, Practice,” which will take place at Goldsmiths, [...]

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CFA Deadline: Feb 10, Online Course on Global Education: The Intercultural Dimension

[ January 22, 2013 to February 10, 2013. ] This global education online learning course is designed for education practitioners, social workers, civil society, youth activists, as well as policy and decision makers, local authorities and intercultural cities. The course has been developed in partnership between the North-South Centre (NSC), and The Network University.

This course explores the ways of addressing the issues in theory [...]

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Faith leaders sound off on role of church in public education

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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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National Policy on Religion and Education: South Africa

The policy covers the different aspects of Religious Education, Religious Instruction and Religious Observances, and is applicable in all South African public schools.
The policy specifies the contents of Religion Education, which is the curricular program for religious education. It describes the clear and age-appropriate educational aims and objectives, for teaching and learning about religions, and [...]

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Policy recommendations of the REDCo research project

This is a briefing to various policy makers of the REDCO (Religion in Education. A Contribution to Dialogue or a factor of Conflict in transforming societies of European Countries) project. These recommendations are also available in Spanish, German, Estonian, Russian, Norwegian and French. The report summarizes key research findings, and policy recommendations in education to [...]

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Students who pass on religion win fight

 

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ACLU applauds South Haven schools for new policy that protects students ‘from religious coercion’

 

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