Religions of South Asia, Vol 9, No 3 (2015)

Comparing Clementines and Satsumas: Looking at Religion in Indian Schools from a Nordic Perspective

Kristian Niemi
Issued Date: 31 Oct 2016


It is sometimes claimed that there is no religious education in the general Indian school system. there are reasons to suggest that matters are more complex than that. Combining the two fields of religious and comparative educational studies, this article shows that there are themes in Indian syllabuses and teaching materials that involve religious content. empirical data include the Indian National Policy of education, the National Curriculum Framework and syllabuses, as well as syllabuses and textbooks from a particular school board (CISCe).

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