Posts Tagged ‘classroom’

Battle for the 21st century classroom Comments 0

Friday, July 13th, 2012

The classroom — one teacher, one group of students, usually of the same age, one rectangular space, door closed — is the great survivor of schooling. It is now as it has been for two or three centuries the main arena of the encounter between teacher and taught, and the taken-for-granted stem cell of schooling Read more

Vatican salutes school crucifix ruling Comments 0

Monday, March 21st, 2011

The Vatican welcomed as “historic” a ruling by the European Court of Rights that said displaying crucifixes in schools in Italy did not breach the rights of non-Catholics. “It is an important and historic ruling,” Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said in a statement, adding that the decision “has been welcomed with satisfaction by the Holy Read more