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Foroutan, Yaghoob – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This article focuses on the process of gender identity construction through the educational system from a socio-cultural perspective. Socialisation operates as a strategy to protect social unity and group superiority. Although socialisation is an enduring process involving various institutions, childhood is a vital period of gender socialisation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socialization, Content Analysis, Elementary School Students
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Nie, Fanhao – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
Previous research has demonstrated that individual religious beliefs and practices are associated with educational outcomes. However, less is known about the manner in which the overall religious cultural influence of a religion can affect an individual's educational aspirations. Using multilevel analyses on two waves of the National Study of…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Youth, Adolescent Development
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Latif, Dilek – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This article exemplifies the politicisation of religious education that has polarised the Turkish Cypriot community and explores a possible approach to religious education for primary schools in north Cyprus. In the light of the long-standing debate, this study has a particular focus on the mandatory religious instruction in public primary schools…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Textbook Evaluation, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Poon-McBrayer, Kim Fong – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This article analysed missionaries' roles in the development of general and special education by examining the relationship between the Great Commission and education and the biblical perspective on disabilities as the foundational links between their work and inclusive education. While missionaries have not been directly involved in the practices…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Christianity, Biblical Literature, Special Education
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Hannam, Patricia; Biesta, Gert – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
In this article we offer reflections on the final report of the Commission on Religious Education (CoRE) that was published in England in 2018. We expose and problematise the prominent place of understanding in the report, not only as an educational method, but also the underlying world view of the report itself, a world view which we characterise…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Beliefs, Futures (of Society), Foreign Countries
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Rusitoru, Mihaela-Viorica; Kallioniemi, Arto – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
In a context of growing globalisation and European integration, Christian religious education seems to be more and more neglected within the social debate. Given the differences between European countries, the question may arise: What is the relevant situation in Romania? The article analyses the religious education and spiritual development as a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Spiritual Development, Lifelong Learning
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Park, Sukyoung; Mo, Yeunsuk – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This article explores the self-reflection and introspection practised by Korean teachers in early childhood institutions from the perspective of "Won"-Buddhism. With a phenomenological research methodology, it observes the internalised dialogue experienced by teachers while writing a 'mind diary' to reflect on the emotions, thoughts,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Buddhism, Reflection, Reflective Teaching
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Williams, Amanda; McKeown, Shelley; Orchard, Janet; Wright, Kathryn – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
In this article we considered the relevance of specific claims that 'multi-faith' approaches to Religious Education (RE) play a role in promoting good community relations. In doing so, we adopted a social-psychological perspective where engaging in positive and meaningful interactions with diverse others reduces prejudice. Survey responses from 92…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Community Relations, Social Psychology, Cultural Pluralism
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Pantaléon, Nathalie; Chataigné, Christine; Bonardi, Christine; Long, Thierry – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This study aims to assess the effects of the degree of self-centredness/selflessness and age on human values priorities according to Schwartz model. This model displays two main dimensions which oppose on one hand, self-enhancement to self-transcendence and on the other hand, openness to change to conservation. The sample consisted of 307 adults…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Negative Attitudes, Altruism, Adults
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Wong, Mei-Yee – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
The human development (HD) model for religious education (RE) emphasises how students benefit from studying religion. However, detailed teaching practices for 'learning from religion' are not fully understood. In this article, lesson observations, school documents and interview data were collected from two Christian primary schools in Hong Kong…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Educational Practices, Role of Education, Classroom Techniques
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Kielkiewicz, Krzysztof; Ó'Mathúna, Ciarán; McLaughlin, Christopher; Boduszek, Daniel – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
Spirituality is a phenomenon which continues to attract much interest in the Western culture. Throughout the years, it has changed in form and developed in understanding. It has become unprecedentedly broad and embraced by many people, even those who do not consider themselves to be religious. Indeed, spirituality is a subject of debate within…
Descriptors: Postmodernism, Spiritual Development, Self Concept, Foreign Countries
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Stern, Julian; Shillitoe, Rachael – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
Based on a major evaluation project, this article presents an emerging theme from research on the activities supported by "Prayer Spaces in Schools," an organisation supporting 'pop-up' prayer spaces in schools across the UK and internationally. Evaluating the activities primarily in terms of their possible contribution to spiritual…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, School Policy, Feedback (Response), Educational Policy
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Faure-Walker, Rob – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
This article is a response to Muslim students reporting that they had been silenced by fear of the PREVENT Counter-Terrorism Strategy. By adopting a Critical Realist stance, real generative mechanisms of this actual phenomenon are investigated and theorised. Recognition of changing definitions of both 'radicalisation' and 'extremism' in different…
Descriptors: Prevention, Antisocial Behavior, Terrorism, Teaching Methods
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Elwick, Alex; Jerome, Lee – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
Since the introduction of the Prevent duty across the UK, schools have had to balance the need to fulfil their responsibilities under the duty -- often understood to include monitoring and surveillance -- with their ultimate purpose to educate their students. This positions teachers within a particular set of tensions about their own beliefs about…
Descriptors: School Safety, Prevention, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role
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Stonebanks, C. Darius – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
From the assumed physical threat of a ceremonial Kirpan in an elementary school carried by a Sikh child, to the fictional possibility of rich, Arab, Muslim University students utilising their implicitly understood patriarchal power to subjugate all women from access to common swimming pools, Canada has become increasingly replete with examples of…
Descriptors: Arabs, Muslims, Terrorism, Foreign Countries
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