Recent observations on religion education in South Africa

The article presents recent observations on religious education in South Africa. It says that in 2003, the Minister of Education, Kader Asmal, enforced the National Policy on Religion in 2003. It adds that the policy offered a new framework to market diversity by educating young people about religio...

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Published in:British journal of religious education
Main Author: Nogueira-Godsey, Elaine
Format: Electronic/Print Article
Language:English
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Published: [2016]
In:British journal of religious education
Year: 2016, Volume: 38, Issue: 3, Pages: 229-235
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Africa / School program / Religious pluralism / Respect / History 2003-2016
Further subjects:B Higher Education
B Asmal, Kader
B Education
B Religious Education
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Summary:The article presents recent observations on religious education in South Africa. It says that in 2003, the Minister of Education, Kader Asmal, enforced the National Policy on Religion in 2003. It adds that the policy offered a new framework to market diversity by educating young people about religions of others as well as respect towards freedom of religious expression.
ISSN:0141-6200
Contains:Enthalten in: British journal of religious education
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1080/01416200.2016.1205847