Religious and moral education and multi-culturalism: Scotland in the wider European context (5 Nov 2009)
Conference presenting findings from the EU funded project: Religious Education in Multi-Cultural Societies.
|Venue||Godfrey Thomson Hall, Thomson’s Land, The Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8AQ|
|Date||Thursday, 5th November 2009|
This event will present findings from the EU funded project: Religious Education in Multi-Cultural Societies. Scottish findings will be compared with those from other European countries.
The following questions will be addressed:
- What broad conceptualisations of religion and belief underpin the teaching of religious and moral education in Scotland?
- What are the experiences of majority and minority groups in relation to religious and moral education in Scottish schools?
- How does Scotland compare with other European countries in its approach to the teaching of religious and moral education?
- What are the current and future challenges in delivering religious and moral education in multi-cultural societies?
The conference is designed to encourage knowledge exchange and there will be opportunities for discussion in both morning and afternoon sessions.