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The European Wergeland Centre

Robert Jackson

Expert in Religions and Education

Robert Jackson has expertise in the broad field of religions and education. He was Director of Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit (1994-2012) and is Emeritus Professor of Religions and Education at the University of Warwick, UK, and Visiting Professor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Education at Stockholm University, Sweden. He has been involved since 2002 in the Council of Europe’s work on the place of religions and non-religious convictions in intercultural education, and was Special Adviser to the European Wergeland Centre 2009-2014, holding a Visiting Professorship at Oslo University College. He contributed to the European Commission-funded REDCo project and directed the ‘Young People’s Attitudes to Religious Diversity’ project in the Religion and Society Programme in the UK, on which he served as a member of the Steering Committee. He was Editor of the British Journal of Religious Education (1996-2011). In 2013 he received the William Rainey Harper Award from the Religious Education Association of the USA and Canada, presented to 'outstanding leaders whose work in other fields has had a profound impact upon religious education'. He was Vice-Chair of the joint Council of Europe/EWC committee focusing on the implementation of the 2008 Recommendation on teaching about religions and non-religious convictions. His publications include 26 books, including Signposts: Policy and Practice for Teaching about Religions and Non-Religious Worldviews in Intercultural Education (Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing, 2014) written on behalf of the joint CoE/EWC committee, and promoted in the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers’ Action Plan of May 2015. Signposts provides ideas for policy makers, schools and teacher educators across Europe, for implementing the 2008 Council of Europe Recommendation

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