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Religious pluralism and education in Greece

Fokas, Effie and Markoviti, Margarita (2017) Religious pluralism and education in Greece. LSE Greece@LSE (01 Mar 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

In 2005, in Folgero v. Norway, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) set precedence highly relevant to the Greek context of religious education (RE): ‘it does not appear that the respondent State [Norway] took sufficient care that information and knowledge included in the curriculum be conveyed in an objective, critical and pluralistic manner …’. Judged by this standard, RE in Greece certainly fails the ‘Folgero test’; in fact, it would do so even if the current government proceeded to implement the controversial reforms of the class.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/greeceatlse/
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BX Christian Denominations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
K Law > K Law (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Sets: Collections > Greece@LSE Blog
Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 07:46
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2019 06:13
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/79260

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