Education

Scottish Churches Education Group

The Christian vision of education is founded upon an understanding of the human person as a unique individual, created in the image of God, worthy of respect and deserving to be nurtured in all his/her God-given talents, for self and for others.

The aim of the Scottish Churches Education Group is to engage pro-actively and re-actively to all matters concerning the Scottish Education system. One of the current areas of work concerns the provision of spiritual care in Further Education Colleges.

A sub group was set up to support and encourage chaplains in Further Education. This group has recently published a handbook that provides practical considerations for Colleges thinking of introducing a chaplaincy service as well as giving prospective chaplains themselves some food for thought.

Conference for FE Chaplains and Spiritual Care Teams

ACTS CONFERENCE FOR FE CHAPLAINS, SPIRITUAL CARE TEAMS and SUPPORT STAFF The aims of the 2017 conference are to:• Provide a greater awareness and understanding of the diversity of multi-faith groups within college communities, and to support the diverse needs of learners.• Uphold people's rights, promote understanding and tackle prejudice…

UPDATE: A Christian Vision for Education in Scottish Schools

Jesus said "I have come that you may have life in all its fullness" (John 10:10). Education is integral to the ability to live life in all its fullness; Scotland's churches therefore have a deep and long term interest in education. "A Christian Vision for Education in Scottish Schools" is…

A Handbook for Faiths in Further Education

Spiritual Care in Further Education - A Handbook for Faiths in Further Education Until recently, chaplaincies were largely a feature of the UK universities. In response to growing interest in the provision of spiritual care in the Further Education sector, and developments leading to a holistic approach to student care,…

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