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Document history and details

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Superseded Documents

Religious Education Policy PD/2002/0074/V03School Manual on Educational Management, Revised 1995 DG 95.4095, Section 15.8, Procedures for SRE.School Manual on Educational Management, Revised 1995 DG 95.4095, Section 15.7, Religious Education.School Manual on Educational Management. Revised 1995 DG 95.4095 Section 15.9, Education week religious celebrations in schools (including multi-faith services).Memorandum to Principals 91/067 (S.048) Education Reform Act (Section 26) Exemption from what is being taught on the basis of conscientious objection on religious grounds.Memorandum 96/138 (S.132) School prayersMemorandum 93/3316 Special religious education (SRE)Memorandum DN10/00321 - Planning for 2011 Classes (Special Religious Education).

Document History

Replaces the Special Religious Education Policy (1995) (PD/2002/0074/V02)

Main changes since previous version

Other Reference Number

DOC 07/8567

Publication Data

Publicly Available


Policy Groups

School activities

Leading and managing the school categories

Educational programs

Subject Keywords

Religious education, general religious education, special religious education, scripture, special religious education, religious providers, multifaith services, religious celebrations, religion

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