Once again, the court has expanded the legal ways that public funds can be used for students at religious institutions.
The Jesuits are among the Catholic Church’s most influential religious orders but no strangers to controversy.
State schools in England and Wales are legally required to provide acts of collective worship.
Researchers have spent decades studying how demographics affect American students’ opportunities and performance, but many questions remain about religion and school.
Figuring out whether to celebrate holidays, and how, is tricky for lots of interfaith families – but thoughtful communication makes a difference.
The big case is about abortion, but there are other very important issues before the Supreme Court – including gun rights and government funding for religious schools.
Beyond inter-religious dialogues, religions need to examine how their histories intersect with Indigenous People’s rights and spiritualities.
The number of students achieving GCSEs in technical and creative subjects along with religious education has declined yet again.
Australian society is made up of people from different backgrounds and faiths. Teaching school children about religious diversity and traditions makes them more tolerant of religious minorities.
Many teachers believe that fundamentalists are not really religious, but have just misinterpreted their holy books.
Pupils would be able to explore the complex worldviews and practices of people who do not identify with a religion.
Madrasas, or Islam-centered schools, have long spread knowledge and literacy throughout the Muslim world. However, can they prepare students for today’s tech-based economies?
A new book explores the complex and nuanced place the Bible has held in Australian culture since hundreds of copies arrived with the First Fleet in 1787.
A groundbreaking High Court ruling outlawing the spanking of children in South Africa has outraged some Christian bodies that claim parents are entitled to hit their children in a “godly way”.
Religious education offered in Australian state schools has variations in the quality of delivery and limited provisions for the students who opt out.
A number of state constitutions have clauses restricting state funding for religious schools. Some of these go back to an amendment proposed in 1875, known as the Blaine Amendment. What is it?
Undertaking a Muslim education – coming to understand the faith’s teachings and its ideas about humanity – can have enormous value for anyone who wishes to tackle social conflicts.
Local education authorities have mediated the RE syllabus for decades. Now, there might be a free-for-all.
British Muslims have mixed emotions about the motives behind moves to inspect madrasas.
A new report has set out a vision of diversity for British schools – including repeal of the law for compulsory Christian assembly.