SORAPS Project Presentation at Lycée René Cassin Arpajon (France) in May 2018

SORAPS Project Presentation at Lycée René Cassin Arpajon (France) in May 2018

Dissemination, News
The Institut européen en sciences des religions (IESR) of the École pratique des hautes études (EPHE) hold an informative session on SORAPS at the secondary school René Cassin in Aprajon to an audience consisting of local teachers from three different schools and members of local educational authorities. The session was divided into a theoretical introduction by IESR in the morning and a subsequent practical exploration by the participants in the afternoon. In the morning session, the participants get an overview on the SORAPS project, its goals, the online training platform in general and its UNITS in particular. Furthermore, links to the previous project IERS (Intercultural Education through Religious Studies) were made. In the afternoon session, the participants discover the online learning environment of SORAPS and IERS. Afterwards there was enough…
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SORAPS Project Presentation at the Roma Tre University

SORAPS Project Presentation at the Roma Tre University

Dissemination, News
The Ca’ Foscari University of Venice was officially invited by the Department of Humanities to speak about SORAPS during the workshop "Methods and Tools for the interpretation of religious facts" at the Roma Tre University on May 15th. In addition to the speech by Giovanni Lapis, a researcher of SORAPS, other exciting speeches by experts, stakeholders and activists were awaiting the participants. All united the goal of implementing the academic view on religions in the classroom. The participants, graduated students, were not only obviously interested, but also took the opportunity to consolidate the networks in the field of religious education in Italian public schools.
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Feedback from teachers in the Teacher Training Course in Salamanca

Feedback from teachers in the Teacher Training Course in Salamanca

Meetings, News, Results
Some comments from the participants of the face-to-face week in Salamanca: "A very interesting week in Salamanca with extraordinary teachers and collegues" by Elena (Italy) "Una semana completa llena de información, intercultural, internacional, flexible sobre el estudio del fenómeno religioso y el estudio de prejuicios y estereotipos relacionados con ellas" by Ana (Spain) "Thinking over how to adapt the very interesting contents of the course to the teaching of Language" by Alberto (Spain) "We worked hard but it was really worth because the themes we discussed were challenging. My congratulations to everybody" by Massimo (Italy)
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Announcement for the participation in the SORAPS Training Course hosted by the University of Salamanca (USAL)

Announcement for the participation in the SORAPS Training Course hosted by the University of Salamanca (USAL)

News, Newsletter, Workshops
As the SORAPS Project enters its implementation phase, the University of Salamanca (USAL) will set up a training course to be held in two sessions: the first one, from 9th to 13th April, 2018, and the second one from 17th to 21st December, 2018. Teachers participating to this course will be able to gain a full picture of the aims and objectives of the SORAPS project, while also learning how to properly make use of the Online Platform and the other tools made available by the project. In addition, teachers will be presented with the main topics related to the aim of the project, such as Human Rights, Religious freedom, stereotypes and intercultural dialogue, and will learn the proper teaching methodologies and techniques to introduce them in class. The sessions…
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Guidelines on Prejudices and Stereotypes about Religions

Guidelines on Prejudices and Stereotypes about Religions

News, Results
Guidelines on Prejudices and Stereotypes about Religions, the first publication produced within SORAPS project, has been published recently. The aim of the document is to illustrate, starting from the existent literature and surveys conducted in partner schools, which prejudices and stereotypes regarding religions should be addressed in schools and which training approaches are required to debunk them in a critical and scientifically informed way. The design of the training materials will be grounded on this document. Even if the contents of the document are complete, the document aims to remain living material to be reviewed and updated through the life-cyle of the Project. Guidelines are freely downloadable at the link below: SORAPS_IO1_V3 SORAPS_IO1_Appendix1_V1 SORAPS_IO1_Appendix1_V2
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