Opinion Letters

Thursday 23 November 2017

Economically-relevant subjects have replaced real education

Real education: Schools are geared toward the jobs market
Real education: Schools are geared toward the jobs market
Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

The current preoccupation with the place of religious education in schools yet again brings into sharp relief the lack of a clear understanding of what might count as religious education.

More fundamental, however, is the question as to an alleged difference between faith and reason.

Assertions that are not grounded in reason have no place in schools, even in faith schools. This not to equate reason with the deliverances of science but with broader-based critical reflection.

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