Recent developments in religious education in Botswana with special reference to the Junior Certificate Syllabus

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Abstract

This paper is part of a study examining the development of Religious Education in the Junior Secondary School system in Botswana. The present paper gives special attention to the changes that have taken place in the Junior Certificate Religious Education syllabus when government introduced a new syllabus in 1996. This syllabus rejects all forms of confessionalism an adopts a multi-religious model of and approach to Religious Education.
Original languageEnglish
Pages81-95
Number of pages15
Volume18
No.1/2
Specialist publicationPanorama: International Journal of Comparative Religious Education and Values
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2006
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Curriculum
  • reform
  • Religious Education
  • Botswana
  • Junior Secondary

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