Religious Education

Oideachas Reiligiúnach

The aim of Junior Cycle Religious Education is to develop knowledge, understanding, skills, attitudes and values to enable young people to come to an understanding of religion and its relevance to life, relationships, society and the wider world. It aims to develop the students’ ability to examine questions of meaning, purpose and relationships, to help students understand, respect and appreciate people’s expression of beliefs, and to facilitate dialogue and reflection on the diversity of beliefs and values that inform responsible decision-making and ways of living. This syllabus is for first, second and third year students.

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Religious Education | Key Documents | Junior Cycle for Teachers (JCT)

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