Teaching Islam at school: a way to prevent radicalism or to facilitate radicalization?

By Federica Candido The subject of religious teaching in public schools is an issue that gives rise to ideological debates between different cultural visions, especially when such debates are triggered by experiments and innovations on...

FIFTH SECTION – RELIGIONS AND ACADEMIA

SWITZERLAND Da: religionskunde.ch Einführungen in religiöse Traditionen lehren – Ein hochschuldidaktischer Vorschlag am Beispiel der Sikhs This contribution illustrates how religious traditions can be taught in the context of University course of study, taking the events of...

SPAIN. The debate around the LOMLOE (Celaá law)

By Federica Candido In Spain the new law on education, called 'LOMLOE' (Ley Orgánica de Modificacion de la LOE) and known as the Celaá Law (from the name of the PSOE's Minister of Education), was...

Teaching of religion, ethics and civic education in Germany: the debate

By Sara Giorgetti   The fifteenth State Student Council of Baden-Württemberg (LSBR) has recently expressed itself in a document that is a clear indication of the strong desire for change and modernisation of the school system...

The laws concerning the veil at school: various proposals.

In Denmark, the government has blocked a bill to ban the hijab in primary schools. The veil for girls and women of the Islamic religion is a distinctive sign of the choice of adherence...

AUSTRIA. Ethics – new compulsory subject for students not attending religion classes

FIRST SECTION Reasoned press review Keywords: ethics, public school, teaching of religions, alternative teaching, Austria, Germany, Spain, Italy This section offers articles, in-depth analyses and reflections on the topic of the teaching of religions and/or ethics in...

Religion or ethics? A proposal for a choice.

By Lorenza Pamato After almost thirty years since the revision of the Concordat, which in 1985 made religious instruction optional, the many critical aspects of this teaching are increasingly evident, as demonstrated by the continuing...

SECOND SECTION – TEACHING CATHOLIC RELIGION AT SCHOOL

ITALY From: orizzontescuola.it Maturità 2021, insegnamento della religione cattolica concorre alla determinazione del credito scolastico Teaching of Catholic Religion (IRC) contributes to the calculation of school credit, according to the Article 11, paragraph 3 of Ministerial Order...

SEVENTH SECTION – WORLD NEWS

A quick overview of the world news on the topic of religions and schools as reflected in the European media. USA (ALABAMA) From: nytimes.com After a 28-Year Ban, Alabama Could Allow Yoga in Public Schools After 28 years,...

SIXTH SECTION – RELIGIOUS SYMBOLS AT SCHOOL

ITALY From: chiesacattolica.it Civiltà Cattolica, Padre Lombardi sul Crocifisso nelle aule. Il gesuita: “Non è un’imposizione contro la libertà altrui, ma il simbolo di un prezioso contributo alla costruzione di una società fraterna” “Il crocifisso nelle aule scolastiche....