Publications, Publications 2008

Towards a Policy on Religious Education in Post-Primary Schools

Towards a Policy on Religious Education

in Post-Primary Schools

Introduction
The recently published Junior Certificate Religious Education Syllabus and its
companion Leaving Certificate Religious Education Syllabus invite renewed reflection
on religious education in post-primary schools.

While a syllabus may outline content appropriate to religious education, it does
not address the context in which such content is presented. The General Directory
for Catechesis
states that, when working with young people, content

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