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2011 New Cohort Phd Public Seminar on RELIGION & SCHOOLING IN IRELAND: Friday 23rd Sept 2011

20 Sep 2011

2011 New Cohort Phd Public Seminar on RELIGION & SCHOOLING IN IRELAND: Friday 23rd Sept 2011

To mark the intake of a new group of doctoral researchers into the Cohort PhD in Education (Structured), the School of Education, UCC invites you to a Public Seminar this coming Friday 23rd September at 730-845pm in Boole 1 on the theme of

Religion and Schooling in Ireland: Perspectives and Trends

Panel Speakers:

Dr Kevin Williams, Education Dept, Mater Dei Institute, DCU

Dr Fiachra Long, School of Education, UCC

Dr Anne Lodge, Principal, Church of Ireland College of Education, Rathmines

Chair: Dr. Ursula Kilkelly, Law Dept, UCC

The purpose of the invited public seminar is to provide a forum for discussion of key issues in the relationship between religions and schooling (both primary and post-primary) in Ireland.

The invited speakers will present a range of perspectives on the topic and address the implications for policy and research. Among the topics that are likely to be addressed are the following:


Ø    The role of religion and religious bodies in existing and emerging models of school patronage
Ø    Dilemmas in addressing religion in schools within an increasingly diverse society
Ø    Teaching of religion within faith traditions in school and/or teaching about religions
Ø    Students’ experiences of religion in schooling

School of Education

Scoil an Oideachais

Leeholme, O' Donovan's Road, Cork, Ireland

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