Centre for Research in Education Inclusion and Diversity (CREID)

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
Time 10.00am-5.00pm

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.

Programme (PDF)

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